Information from WYSH Radio
Early voting for the November 4 general election in Anderson County begins Wednesday, October 15, and runs through Thursday, October 30.
Early voting hours Monday through Friday will be from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to noon at the Clinton Community Center, the Midtown Community Center in Oak Ridge, and at the North Anderson Government Office in the Anderson Crossing Shopping Center in the Norris/Andersonville area.
Several municipal races are on the ballot, including in Clinton, where there is just one contested race. That is in City Council Ward 1, where incumbent E.T. Stamey is being challenged by Ted Phillips and Ron Young. Clinton will also vote on whether to allow wine sales in grocery stores, as will Norris and Oak Ridge.
Norris voters will also be asked if they will approve on-site consumption of alcohol.
In Oak Ridge, 10 people are vying for four seats on the City Council and eight people are running for three seats on the Board of Education.
In Oliver Springs, Mayor Chris Hepler is being challenged by Jerry Vann, Maurice Walker is opposed in the Alderman Ward 2 race by Jeffery Bass, and Terry Craze is opposed in Ward 4 by Nathan Benson.
Michael Lovely and Donald Douglas are facing off to be mayor of Rocky Top, and six people are running for two seats on the Rocky Top City Council.
For a complete look at a sample ballot, including the various amendments to the state constitution, statewide and national races, visit the Anderson County Election Commission website at www.acelect.com.