Dale County Election Preview


On Tuesday, District 3 GOP voters will vote between Charles Gary and Ed Woodard for the Dale County commission seat.

The incumbent Charles Gary has served as the district 3 commissioner since 2010 and one of his campaign focus is on resurfacing rural roads in dale county. 

“ACCA which is Alabama County Commission Association we’ve had a bill before the legislator to get approved to have some resurfacing done,” said Gary. “Its a 15 billion dollar bond issue which didn’t quite make it in 2016 session but we’ve gone reenter that in 2019 session.” 

His opponent is Ed Woodard has lived in district three for 40 years and has served on the volunteer fire department for 25 years. Woodard campaign focus is on a commission being more involved in school safety and also on jobs for Dale County. 

“I think I have a knack for asking the right questions at the right time and challenging spending to make sure we get the most for our money,” said Woodard. “I’m retired, I can be a full time and I think that will be important for district three so you can go and check out jobs and progress.” 

Both candidates had this message for voters before they head to the polls on Tuesday. 

“My heart devoted to Dale County devoted as a whole not only to district three but all of Dale County and I felt that I have performed my duties well you can look at my record and I think I have done a real good job in pass four years,” said Gary.

“I will represent them and I will make sure their tax dollars get spent wisely and to benefit the county and district three,” said Woodard. 

District three of Dale County consist of Newton, Napier Field, Grimes, Midland City and Pinckard. 

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