Two Challenge Burrell Ellis for CEO Job
The two challengers are former law enforcement officers.
by Patch Staff
Incumbent DeKalb County CEO Burrell Ellis will face at least two opponents in the July 31 Democratic primary.
Adams is a former DeKalb police officer, a minister and has managed seveal companies, according to his website. He is a different person from DeKalb Superior Court Judge Gregory A. Adams.
Edmondson is a former law enforcement officer and is president of Edmondson Associates Business Advisors, according to his website.
Qualifying ended at noon Friday.
These candidates qualifed Thursday to run for office, according to the Georgia Secretary of State's office and the DeKalb County Board of Elections and represent or affect East Atlanta Patch communities:
DeKalb County CEO
- Gregory Adams — Democrat
- Jerome Edmondson — Democrat
- Burrell Ellis (I) — Democrat
Berryl Anderson (I) — Democrat
Clerk of Superior Court
John Carter — Democrat
Debra Deberry (I) — Democrat
Oretha Brown Johnson — Democrat
Frank W. Swindle — Democrat
Thomas E. Brown, Jr. (I) — Democrat
Sherry Boston (I) — Democrat
Melvin Allen Tukes — Democrat
Probate Judge (Nonpartisan)
Jeryl Debra Rosh (I)
State Court Judge, Division 2 (Nonpartisan)
Stacey Hydrick (I)
State Court Judge, Division 3 (Nonpartisan)
Wayne M. Purdom (I)
State Court Judge, Division 5 (Nonpartisan)
Eleanor L. Ross (I)
State Court Judge, Division 6 (Nonpartisan)
Dax E.Lopez (I)
State Court Judge, Division 7 (Nonpartisan)
Janis C. Gordon (I)
Superior Court Judge, Stone Mountain Circuit
|Clarence F. "Chuck" Seeliger (Incumbent)
No Address Available
Occupation: Judge of Superior Court
Date Qualified: Thursday, May 24, 2012
You can see the candidates who qualified Wednesday in this East Atlanta Patch story.