Republican officials are meeting tonight to select a Houston County Sheriff's candidate for the November election.
The Democratic nominee was decided earlier this month.
Edward Charles Gibson was the only republican to qualify for the position, but he died last month.
The Houston County Republican steering committee meets tonight and members will vote on a new candidate.
Incumbent sheriff lamar Glover won the democratic nomination by out-polling Ashford Assistant Police Chief Eddie Ingram by 12-votes.