Role Description: The General Sessions Court is the first court, which most criminal and civil cases originate. For most citizens, it is the people’s court, which tends to be the court of first and last resort. A General Sessions Judge conducts criminal and civil hearings, issues criminal warrants, issues orders of protections, and many more duties.

  • Incumbent: Judge Denise Andre and Judge Tom Taylor
  • Qualifications:
  • Time Commitment (full- or part-time): Full-Time

Election Information

  • Primary Election: May 3, 2022. Voters can select the Democratic or Republican primary ballot. Two candidates from each political party advance to General Election
  • General Election: August 4, 2022. Voters choose 2 Commissioners for their county district
  • Candidates: 

Judge Denise Andre (Republican)

Judge Tom Taylor (Republican)