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It was ballot draw day Monday for six positions on the Walker County Hospital District but only Tina Wagamon Felder and incumbent Anne Carr Woodard showed up to draw their own number. Office staff, and Felder’s granddaughter, stood in for others. From left are Keli Molina, administrative assistant, Woodard, Office Administrator Ralph Beaty, McKenna Runey and Felder. (Rich Heiland Photo)

Walker County Hospital District holds Ballot Draw

by Walker County News Today staff

On Monday the Walker County Hospital District held their ballot draw to determine candidate placement on the upcoming November ballot.

The only two candidates in attendance were challenger Tina Wagamon Felder and incumbent Anne Karr-Woodard.  Staffers Kelli Molina and Ralph Beaty as well as Felder’s granddaughter stood in to draw numbers for other candidates.

With three countywide at-large seats up for grabs, six individuals have filed to run.  All three incumbents have filed for re-election.  Three challengers have also filed to run.

The candidates, in ballot order are:

  1. Chad Byrd
  2. Tina Wagamon Felder
  3. Loren T Burns
  4. Curtis Montgomery
  5. Anne Karr-Woodard
  6. Jerry Larrison

The Walker County Hospital District is responsible for paying for medical care for indigent Walker County residents and for owning that hospital building that is currently owned and operated by Huntsville Memorial Hospital.  The District’s Board of Managers meets monthly and meetings are open to the public.

 

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