Megan Broome/The Clayton Tribune. Attorney Tom Kirkbride represents Mark Jones, write-in candidate for Sheriff, at a hearing before the Rabun County Board of Elections on Wednesday. CLAYTON--Mark Jones is still a qualified write-in candidate for sheriff running against incumbent Chad Nichols. The Rabun County Board of Elections voted unanimously on the matter after a hearing at… Premium Content is available to subscribers only. Please login here to access content or go here to purchase a subscription.