Here is the sample ballot for the August 2 general election in Anderson County. There are also write-in candidates who have been campaigning for some of these offices, although they don’t appear on the ballot.
The county general election includes selections for mayor, sheriff, county commission, trustee, circuit court clerk, county clerk, register of deeds, road superintendent, and school board, among other positions. Some of the candidates have no opposition.
- Terry Frank (Republican)
- Donnie Rosenbalm (write-in)
- Russell Barker (Republican)
- Mark Lucas (Democrat)
Circuit court clerk
- Rex Lynch (Republican)
- Robbie Fulton (write-in)
- Alden Souza (write-in)
- Jeff Cole (Republican)
- Ebony Capshaw (Democrat)
- Regina Copeland (Republican)
Register of deeds
- Tim Shelton (Republican)
- Gary Long (Republican)
Anderson County has eight County Commission districts, with two commissioners elected per district. These are non-partisan positions, meaning candidates don’t identify as Democrats or Republicans. School board races are also non-partisan.
Anderson County Commission, District 1 (elect two)
- Felicia M. Foust
- Chuck Fritts
- Floyd E. Grisham
- Avery Johnson
- Tim Risden
- Tracy L. Wandell
Anderson County Commission, District 2 (elect two)
- Robert A. Jameson
- Rick Meredith
- David W. Queener
Anderson County Commission, District 3 (elect two)
- Joshua Anderson
- John Meyer
- Denver Waddell
- Philip Leroy Warfield
Anderson County Commission, District 4 (elect two)
- Tabitha Duncan Harmon
- Tim Isbel
- J. Shain Vowell
Anderson County Commission, District 5 (elect two)
- Robert McKamey
- Chris Silver
- Jerry White
Anderson County Commission, District 6 (elect two)
- Anthony Allen
- Catherine Denenberg
- Steve Mead
Anderson County Commission, District 7 (elect two)
- Jimmy Bouchard
- Jerry A. Creasey
- Theresa Scott
Anderson County Commission, District 8 (elect two)
- Bob Smallridge
- Phil Yager
Oak Ridge Board of Education (special election for one seat)
- Benjamin J. Stephens II
Oliver Springs Finance Officer/Court Clerk
- Ramona Walker
Anderson County School Board, District 1
- Jo Williams
Anderson County School Board, District 2
- Teresa Portwood
Anderson County School Board, District 6
- Christopher Gillenwaters
Anderson County School Board, District 7
- Don A. Bell
The August 2 election will also include state and federal Democratic and Republican primary elections, including for Tennessee House of Representatives in District 33 and District 36, Tennessee Senate in the Fifth District, Tennessee governor, U.S. House of Representatives in the Third District, and U.S. Senate.
Tennessee House of Representatives, District 33 (most of Anderson County, including Oak Ridge)
- Richard Dawson of Clinton
- Nathaniel Varner of Oak Ridge
- John D. Ragan
More information will be added as it becomes available.
See the sample ballot here.
See a story on some candidates here.
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