Knight, 37, is a farmer and businessman.
Diane Bearden Kirby (R) and Jewell Bunch (R) both qualified for the district 4 seat of the Gordon County Board of Commissioners. Nan Barnette (R) incumbent also qualified for post 5 of the Gordon County School Board.
Richard “Dick” Gordon (R) qualified for Gordon County Board of Commission district 2, Howard Johnson (R) qualified for district 4 of the Board of Commissioners.
Randell D. Crider (R) and Chad Steward (R) also qualified for BOC district 2. Incumbent Gordon County Commissioner Rebecca “Becky” Hood (R) qualified for BOC district 4 on Monday.
Incumbent William D. Tyner (R) qualified for the Gordon County Board of Education post 3 along with K. Tim Pridemore (R), while Maurice Jones (R) qualified for post 5 and incumbent Jerry Casey (R) qualified for post 7, along with Dewayne Bowen (R). Darlene Kendrick (R) also qualified for post 7. Jason Henson and Robert Wright, both republicans qualified for post 1 of the county's board of education.