GOP Candidate Filings

Media Advisory

March 30, 2008

Contact: Tom Swatzel (843) 222-7456

Today at the noon close of filing for office, the following are the Georgetown County Republican candidates that filed for the November 4th general election:

Raymond Cleary- State Senate District-34
Jill Kelso- State House District-108
Rod Stalvey- County Auditor
Kenny Johnson- County Coroner
A. Lane Cribb- County Sheriff
John A. Jay High- County Sheriff
Waldo Maring- Probate Judge
Ron Charlton- County Council District-2
Austin Beard- County Council District-5
Willie Arthur Moore- County Council District-5
Bruce E. Yablin- County Council District-4

These filings will result in primary elections on June 10th for both Sheriff and the County Council District-5 seat.

Additionally, there will be a June 10th special election between Republican Austin Beard and Democrat Murray Vernon to fill the vacant County Council District- 5 seat. The term remaining is until the end of 2008.