Jim Cooper, a Vietnam veteran and former president of the Melton Hill Regional Industrial Association, is running for one of eight seats on the Anderson County Charter Commission in the November 8 election.
Cooper is running for the District 2 seat. District 2 includes theÂ Clinton Community Center, South Clinton, and North Clinton voting precincts.
â€œThe City of Clinton has had a charter form of government since 1954, and instituting a charter government in Anderson County presents our county with the opportunity to enact term limits,” Cooper said. “I support term limits (two consecutive four-year terms) for the offices of county commissioners and mayor.Â I also support electing commissioners for staggered termsâ€”meaning we donâ€™t elect all 16 in just one election year.” [Read more…]