Early voting for the Tennessee State and Federal Primary and County General Election began Friday, July 17th, and runs Mondays through Saturdays until Saturday, August 1st. Election Day is Thursday, August 6th.
966 ballots have been cast in Anderson County after two days of early voting, with 573 people voting in the Republican primary, and 380 Democrats. 412 ballots have been received by mail, with the rest completed by voters at one of three early voting locations across the county.
You can find out more about early voting in Anderson County by calling the Election Commission at 865-457-6238, or by visiting their website at www.acelect.com.
In Campbell County, 184 votes have been cast ahead of the August 6th election, while Campbell County’s early voting sites will remain the same as in years past. They are the Campbell County Election Commission Office, at 129 Church Alley in Jacksboro, and the Jellico Municipal Building at 410 South Main Street in Jellico.
Hours at the Election Commission Office will be Mondays through Thursdays from 9 am to 4 pm, Fridays from 9 am to 7 pm, and Saturdays from 9 am to 1 pm. Jellico’s early voting hours will be from 9 am to 2 pm Mondays through Thursdays, 2 to 7 pm on Fridays and 9 am to 1 pm on Saturdays.
For early voting information in Campbell County, visit www.campbellections.com, or call 423-562-9777.
Federally, incumbent District 2 Congressman Chuck Fleischmann is unopposed on the republican ballot, and his Democratic opponent, Meg Gorman, is also unopposed.
State Senator Ken Yager is unopposed in both the Republican primary and in the November election.
In State House District 31, Republican Ron Travis and Democrat Dean Sparks are both unopposed and will face off in the fall. State House member Kent Calfee faces Mike Hooks and the winner will have no opposition in November. Countywide, Property Assessor Molly Hartup is unopposed, but Road Superintendent Dennis Ferguson is facing a challenge from Brian Mullins. For early voting information in Campbell County, visit www.campbellections.com, or call 423-562-9777.
Roane County saw 535 ballots filled out in the first two days. All of these numbers include both in-person and mail-in ballots.
Roane County early voting will be taking place in its usual locations, at the Kingston, Harriman and Rockwood Community Centers, as well as at the First Christian Church on Gum Hollow Road in Oak Ridge (100 Gum Hollow Rd.). Early voting hours in Roane County are 9 am to 5 pm Mondays through Fridays, and 9 am to 12 noon on Saturdays.
For information on voting early in Roane County, visit www.roaneelections.com or call 865-376-3184.