The southern District 3 for Lowndes County Commission is down to
only two candidates, one Democrat and one Republican, so there will
be no primary races and Tom Hochschild (D) and Mark Wisenbaker (R)
will face each other in the general election in November.
Retiring candidate Don Thieme (D) throws his support behind Hochschild.
District 3 is mostly the south half of the county,
but it also wraps around Valdosta to incorporate Remerton and VSU.
PDF of district 1,2,3
as found on
And Crawford Powell has withdrawn from the race for House District 174,
so that leaves only two candidates there, too:
Jessie Smith (D) and John L. Corbett (R), with no
primary races, to face each other in November.
Additional entries in County Commission Districts 3 and 5,
plus a swap and a withdrawal,
musical chairs in local qualifying.
Plus three out of four County Commission seats up for election
will actually be decided in May, not November.
And one state House seat and the state Senate race are hotly contested.