Election 2012: County Commission Districts 4 and 5

Who will voters choose to represent them in DeKalb County Commission districts four and five? Here are the choices.

The hot-button issue on Tuesday's ballot may be TSPLOST, but there are also races specifically pertinent to folks in the Stone Mountain-Redan area.

The following are contenders, listed alphabetically, for DeKalb County Board of Commissioners districts four and five (see attached PDF maps of each district) and brief information about the candidates from their respective websites:

District 4

Steve Bradshaw, sales executive

Masters Degree in Public Administration; Adjunct Professor in the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies at Georgia State University.

Website: www.bradshawfordekalb.com

Clyburn Halley, Grantville Ga. police chief

Masters Degree, Public Administration from Georgia Law Enforcement Command College (Columbus State University, Ga.); graduate, Northwestern University Center of Public Safety.

Website: http://electhalley.com/

Sharon Barnes Sutton, incumbent

Elected in 2008; Member, the Economic Development and Budget and Audits Committees

Website: http://web.co.dekalb.ga.us/barnes_sutton/index.asp

District 5

Gina Mangham, attorney

Holds law and finance degrees; Member, Leadership DeKalb and Leadership Atlanta.

Website: http://www.ginamangham.com/

Lee May, incumbent

Elected in July 2006; graduate, Emory University’s Candler School of Theology; Chairman, Budget & Finance Committee

Website: http://web.co.dekalb.ga.us/lmay/index.asp

Kenneth Samuel, pastor

Licensed as a Minister of the Gospel in August 1979; Pastor, Victory for the World Church

Website: http://votekensamuel.com/

Andre R. White, publisher

Publisher of The Sentinel Newspaper; Hosted “Andre White Talks” talk radio show.

Website: electandrewhite.com

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