Several more candidates filed to run for the Georgia Senate and House of Representatives during the second day of the qualifying period May 24, adding competition for some incumbents.
All candidates who wish to be on the July 31 primary ballot must qualify between May 23 and May 25.
Here’s who filed for election to the Georgia Legislature from Reporter Newspaper communities so far:
Georgia House of Representatives
District 51: Wendell Willard, incumbent, R-Sandy Springs
District 52: Joe Wilkinson, incumbent, R-Sandy Springs
District 53: Sheila Jones, incumbent, D-Atlanta, and Democrats Jason Esteves and Robert Patillo
District 54: Ed Lindsey, incumbent, R-Buckhead and Lynn Brown McKinney, a Democrat
District 79: Tom Taylor, incumbent, R-Dunwoody
District 80: Mike Jacobs, incumbent, R-Atlanta and Sandy Murray, a Democrat.
District 81: Republicans Chris Boedeker and Carla Roberts
District 6: Doug Stoner, incumbent, D-Smyrna and Republicans Josh Belinfante, Drew Ellenburg and Hunter Hill.
District 39: Vincent Fort, incumbent, D-Atlanta
District 40: Fran Millar, incumbent, R-Dunwoody
District 56: John Albers, incumbent, R-Roswell and Akhtar Sadiq, a Democrat.