District Two Commissioner Chap Nelson has held the position for approximately two and a half years. He came on board after the former commissioner, David Gault, gave up his seat to run for state representative.
Nelson qualified for the position without opposition in 2010 and was sworn into office shortly thereafter. Due to health concerns, however, he decided to bow out of politics. Jonathan Pitts, who defeated Gault in the July Democratic primary, will be representing District Two for the next four years.
District Four Commissioner Bert Liston was defeated in the November General Election by Daylon Martin. Liston, who had represented the district for eight years as a Democrat, qualified as a Republican for the 2012 contest.
Chairman Preston Hawkins prevailed over challenger Chuck Baker in the November election. District One Commissioner Larry Childs and District Three Commissioner Tommy Robinson were unopposed.
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