Macon&Eggs: Hot Macon Bibb Elections To Watch!

Mar 17, 2016

Candidates for a host of local elections in May are all lined up.  Qualifying ended earlier this month.  Let the stumping begin.  Each week journalists Leah Fleming and Charles Richardson talk about the hot topics on the minds of Middle Georgians.  See the video from the studio!

HOT TOPIC #1:

In Macon Bibb the mayor’s race between incumbent Robert Reichert and former commissioner Lonzy Edwards is underway.  Who is Lonzy Edwards and what are his chances against a very popular incumbent?

HOT TOPIC #2:

Another election to watch is the race for Bibb County Sheriff.  That race also has a very popular incumbent David Davis.  One of his challengers is a former Bibb County sheriff's deputy who has two pending lawsuits against his former employer. In one of them, he alleges that incumbent Sheriff David Davis is a member of the Ku Klux Klan.  What’s going on with this race?

HOT TOPIC #3

Roundup of Bibb County School Board races to watch.