Local businessman and political newcomer in Chattooga County, Jason Winters won the Democratic nomination to be Chattooga County’s next sole commissioner.

Winters edged out former Public Works Director Joe Reed with a 57% margin of victory to Reed’s 43%.  Winters carried all of the precincts in the county except Haywood, Lyerly and Seminole.  Winters will be facing off with Republican Commissioner nominee and local businessman Charles Black in the November General Election.