Judge Johnson qualifies for Superior Court bench

Judge Robert Johnston III is the first judge in the Chattahoochee Judicial Circuit to qualify for office.

Johnston, 59, qualified today in Atlanta. His Superior Court seat is one of five up for grabs in the November general election.

Other judges up for election include John Allen, Bobby Peters, Doug Pullen and Kenneth Followill. Chief Judge Followill declared earlier that he wouldn't run for re-election.