A second challenge was filed Friday against another candidate in the race for clerk of Cobb County Superior Court. The challenge, filed by a Marietta attorney, claims that candidate Rebecca Keaton should be removed from the July ballot because she filed her qualifying papers on a separate day as she filed an affidavit listing her chief deputy clerk running mate.
Earlier this week, an east Cobb resident filed a challenge against candidate Joan P. Davis for misleading voters by listing her occupation as lawyer even though she was disbarred by the state supreme court earlier this year, and by listing the same chief deputy clerk as another candidate.
Three candidates are vying to replace retiring clerk Jay Stephenson, who has held the position for 28 years.
The county’s elections board will hear both challenges on Monday at its offices in Marietta.
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