INTERVIEW Kenny Brockman Seeks 3rd Term On County School Board

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INTERVIEW Kenny Brockman Seeks 3rd Term On County School Board

Kenny Brockman is the two-term Cullman County Board of Education member serving the schools of the City of Hanceville and the Welti Community.

Board member Brockman filed his election qualifying paperwork this week. He will be seeking re-election on the County School Board for another four-year term.

In this interview, we ask the Mr. Brokcman to provide a self-assessment on his current term in office, how he will campaign during the coming election cycle, and – if re-elected – what his plan and goals will be for a third term:

There are MANY seats up for grabs in 2018 Election Season in Cullman County(along with those who have qualified so far √):

√ = Officially qualified to run for office
(i) – incumbents
(R) = Republican
(D) = Democrat

Alabama State Senator
• District 4 – Paul Bussman (i)

Alabama State Representative
District 9 – open seat
√ Scott Stadthagen (R) of Hartselle
√ James R. Bowling (R) of Battleground
√ Justin Morrow (R) of Hartselle

District 11
√ Randall Shedd (i)

District 12
√ Corey Harbison (R) (i)

Associate Cullman County Commissioners
√ Place 1 – Kerry Watson (R) (i)
√ Place 2 – Garry Marchman (R) (i)

Cullman County Sheriff
• Matt Gentry (i)

Cullman County Coroner
Jeremy L. Kilpatrick (R) (i)

32nd Circuit Judge
Gregory Nicholas (R) (i)

32nd Circuit Judge
Martha Williams (R) (i)

32nd Circuit District Judge
• Wells ‘Rusty’ Turner (i)

32nd Circuit Clerk
Lisa McSwain (i)

Cullman County Probate Judge
√ Tammy Brown (i)

Cullman County Board of Education
Fairview – Open seat
√ – Bill Ballew

• Good Hope – Jason Speegle (i)

√ Hanceville – Kenny Brockman (R) (i)
√ Vinemont – Mike Graves (R) (i)

We expect the remaining incumbents – Matt Gentry, Wells ‘Rusty’ Turner & Jason Speegle – to file their qualifying documents in the coming days.

The only real unknown involving incumbents rests with Senator Paul Bussman. He has been 50%-50% on whether to seek re-election for many months. He has promised to make his final decision public soon.

Republicans wishing to qualify should contact the Cullman County Republican Party.

Democrats wishing to qualify should contact the Cullman County Democrats.

If other candidates qualify, the Primary Elections will be June 5, 2018, with the General election scheduled for November 6, 2018.

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INTERVIEW Kenny Brockman Seeks 3rd Term On County School Board

Timothy Collins

Originally from Asheville, NC, Timothy brings an insightful holistic perspective as well as a mountain man tenacity to his various roles at Cullman Today. You can reach him at and/or (256) 615-8260.

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