Oak Ridge voters are invited to a “Meet the Candidates” event on Thursday, July 10, from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. in the Oak Ridge Civic Center Gymnasium. Democracy for East Tennessee is sponsoring this event so residents of Oak Ridge can become better acquainted with the candidates for offices serving Oak Ridge in the upcoming August 7 election. Early voting begins July 18.
The offices on the ballot are chancellor; Circuit Court clerk; District 4 constable; county commissioners for Districts 6, 7, and 8; county clerk; county mayor; Juvenile Court judge; Criminal and Circuit Court judge; district attorney; General Sessions judge; public defender; register of deeds’ Republican and Democratic State executive committee members; road superintendent; county school board; sheriff; Tennessee House of Representatives in the state’s 33rd District; and trustee.
Time and space will be provided for citizens to talk to candidates. There will be a table for each candidate to display literature and campaign gear. Light refreshments will be provided.
For more information, call Tom Burns at (865) 385-7063 or Joan Cassens at (865) 220-8900.