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Lexington City Election Candidates Announced

By Caitlyn Jones
By cjones@wbbjtv.com

The City of Lexington has officially released who will be on the ballot for the upcoming September elections. Today at noon marked the deadline for all qualifying candidates to turn in their applications. Sergeant Major Tim Pierce and former mayor Bennie M. Scott will face off for the city mayor positions. All but one of the seven incumbent Alderman will be facing at least one opponent. Early voting in Lexington is August 19th through September 8th and the official election day September 8th. The last day to register to vote is August 9th.

Office

Candidate (I) indicates Incumbent

Mayor

Tim Pierce

Mayor

Bennie M. Scott

Alderman Position 1

Peggy Gilbert (I)

Alderman Position 1

Jack Johnson

 Alderman Position 2

Jeff Griggs (I)

Alderman Position 3

John A. Bobbitt

Alderman Position 3

Fred Ellis

 Alderman Position 3

Sandra Wood (I)

Alderman Position 4

Emmitt N. Blankenship, Jr. (I)

 Alderman Position 4

Roy Woods

 Alderman Position 5

Jerry Bingham (I)

Alderman Position 5

Tony Dodds

Alderman Position 5

Justin "Tiny" Harris

Alderman Position 6

James"Abie" Houston

Alderman Position 6

Frankie K. Stanfill (I)

 Alderman Position 7

John Casselberry (I)

Alderman Position 7

Jerry Nicks

Alderman Position 7

Mark Stanfill

School Board Member Position 3

David White

School Board Member Position 4

Jason Bates

School Board Member Position 4

Robert P. Helms  (I)

School Board Member Position 7

Jack Hinson   (I)

School Board Member Position 7

Brandon Hollis

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