Incumbent commissioner Paul Higdon and political newcomer Karl Gillespie will move on to the general election after winning the primary in Macon County.
Even though all five of the candidates running for two open seats in the Macon County commissioner primary are Republicans, they all have a fairly different stance on the county’s role when it comes to spending and setting policies.
Six candidates have signed up to run for two commissioner seats in Macon County next year.
Five candidates are running for two commissioner seats in Macon County and there are still five days left to sign up for the race.
With the sign-up period for the 2016 election underway, two more candidates have tossed their hats in the ring to run for commissioner in Macon County.