Qualifying begins Monday for the May 20 Democratic and Republican primaries.
The local races on the May 20 ballot will include the District 3 and 4 seats on the Jackson County Board of Commissioners, as well as the Post 2, 3, and 5 seats on the Jackson County Board of Education.
The BOC seats are currently held by Bruce Yates (District 3) and Dwain Smith (District 4). The BOE seats are held by Tim Brooks (Post 2), Celinda Wilson (Post 3); and Steve Bryant (Post 5).
The qualifying fee for the BOC seats will be $300. The qualifying fee for the BOE seats will be $36.