Three file for clerk; two for sheriff

Published 10:58 am Thursday, December 9, 2021

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Three Davie residents filed to become a Republican candidate for Davie Clerk of Court on Monday afternoon during the first few hours of registering for office.
Sonya Spry of County Line Road, Harmony, Jason Lawrence of Wandering Lane, Mocksville, and Andrew Brock of Holly Lane seek the office recently vacated by Ellen Drechsler, who retired. Spry is a former employee of the office, Lawrence is an employee there now and Brock is a former state senator.
Two candidates filed for sheriff: Republicans Mark Howell and incumbent, J.D. Hartman.
Filing for offices closes at noon on Dec. 17 at the Davie Board of Elections, 161 Poplar St., Mocksville.
Local offices to be filled also include: two county commissioner seats (held by James Blakley and Benita Finney ($68 filing fee); and three Board of Education seats (now held by David Carroll, Clint Junker and Lori Smith ($36 filing fee).
Candidates for the 30th State Senate District seat and 77th State House District seat can also file locally.
Direct questions to the elections office, 753-6072.