Track coach and bail bondsman Omar Beasley (left) has put himself in contention for a seat on the Durham Board of County Commissioners.
Beasley registered his Committee to Elect Omar Beasley with the Durham County Board of Elections on Monday. He also has a campaign Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/Noblesdad.
A registered Democrat, Beasley is a former officer of the Durham Bail Bond Alliance and an assistant track coach at Jordan High School. He also coaches the Carolina Elite Track & Field Club.
Candidate filing for Durham's 2012 elections opens Feb. 13.