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Cobb sets candidate qualifying fees

County candidate qualifying fees were set Jan. 9 by the Cobb County Board of Commissioners to meet the Feb. 1 deadline for publication by Cobb Elections Director Janine Eveler.

Qualifying fees are three percent of the total gross salary of the office that was paid last year, including supplements.

All four-year terms, county offices to be decided this year - from most expensive to least - include:

Solicitor General / incumbent Barry Morgan (R) / $191,443.39 salary / qualifying fee $5,743.30

State Court Judge / Post 5 incumbent David Darden / $181,950.73 salary / qualifying fee $5,458.52

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State Court Judge, Division II / Post 1 incumbent Jason B. Fincher / Post 3 incumbent Henry R. Thompson / Post 4 incumbent Bridgette Campbell / $159,450.72 salary / $4,783.52 qualifying fee

County Commissioner / District 1 incumbent Bob Weatherford (R) / District 3 incumbent JoAnn Birrell (R) / $46,531.14 salary / $1,395.93 qualifying fee

County School Board / Post 2 incumbent Susan Thayer (R) / Post 4 incumbent David Chastain (R) / Post 6 incumbent Scott Sweeney (R) / $19,000 salary / $570 qualifying fee

Information: CobbElections.org.

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