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Early Voting Begins Wednesday

Posted 10/13/20

HUNTINGDON (October 12) — Early voting for the November 3 local, state and national elections begins Wednesday, October 14 and ends Thursday, October 29, 2020 throughout Tennessee. Any …

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Early Voting Begins Wednesday

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HUNTINGDON (October 12) — Early voting for the November 3 local, state and national elections begins Wednesday, October 14 and ends Thursday, October 29, 2020 throughout Tennessee. Any registered voter may participate in early voting held exclusively at the Carroll County Election Commission in the Carroll County Office Complex.

The ballot for November 3 is set for national, state, and local elections. The official printed ballot will not include the names of three write-in candidates — two from McKenzie and one from Trezevant.

Charles Pruneau is a write-in candidate for McKenzie Councilman of Ward 6 and Jessie L. Townes is a write-in candidate for Ward 1-McKenzie. Both are incumbents and both failed to get on the official ballot.

Bobby McAlexander is a write-in candidate for Mayor of Trezevant. He is challenging incumbent Bobby Blaylock.

The citizens of Huntingdon have a referendum to consider whether or not to allow the consumption of alcoholic beverages on premises at approved locations. A petition with at least 10 percent of the number of registered voters who cast ballots in the last gubernatoral election called for the referendum.

The following persons are seeking seats in respective municipal elections within the county.

In Atwood aldermen’s race, two of three of the candidates will be elected. The candidates are Taylor Coulter, Ricky Long (incumbent), and Mike Tolley.

In Huntingdon’s aldermen’s race, all incumbents Carl Byars, Charles Hodges, Nina Smothers, and Tim Tucker and Mayor Dale Kelley qualified.

In Hollow Rock, two candidates Curt Lumley and Morris Rogers qualified for three available aldermen positions.

In Bruceton, three candidates qualified for the three available alderman positions. Chris Cole, Cliff Sturdivant and Robert Scott Higdon qualified.

In McKenzie, Councilwoman Debbie Riley qualified for Ward IV. Incumbents Charles Pruneau and Jessie Townes are running for their respective seats as write-in candidates.

In Trezevant, three incumbent aldermen and the mayor are seeking reelection. Mayor Bobby Blaylock and Aldermen Robert Argo, Christy Creyssels and newly appointed member Leon Lyell are on the ballot.

In the state race, John Stevens (R) and Yahweh Yahweh (I) qualified for Tennessee State Senate District 24.

In Tennessee House of Representative, Tandy Darby (R) and Jeff Washburn (I) are seeking the District 76 seat; Curtis Halford (R) is seeking the District 79 seat.

United States House of Representatives District 8 candidates include David Kustoff (R) and Erka Stotts Pearson (D).

United States Senate candidates include Bill Hagerty (R), Marquita Bradshaw (D), Yomi Faparusi, Sr., Jeffrey Alan Grunau, Ronnie Henley, G. Dean Hill, Steven Hooper, Aaron James, Elizabeth McLeod, Kacey Morgan, Eric Stansberry.

Candidates for U.S. President include: Donald J. Trump (R), Joseph Biden (D), Don Blankenship, Howie Hawkins, Jo Jorgensen, Alyson Kennedy, Gloria La Riva, Kanye West.

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