Josey Sheppard Jr. announces candidacy for District 162 seat pri - WTOC-TV: Savannah, Beaufort, SC, News, Weather & Sports

Josey Sheppard Jr. announces candidacy for District 162 seat primary

(Source: WTOC) (Source: WTOC)
SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) -

Wednesday in Savannah, local businessman Josey Sheppard Jr. announced his candidacy for the District 162 seat.

"I want to lead the district, as we stand together, to lead the state,” said Sheppard.

Tuesday night, Carl Gilliard was elected in a runoff election with Alicia Blakely to fill the remaining term of the late Bob Bryant. During the March election, all three announced their candidacy, and Sheppard came in last place.

The next election is the May 24 primary.

Copyright 2016 WTOC. All rights reserved.

Powered by Frankly