1,689 vote early in county; others to cast ballots Thursday

1,689 vote early in county; others to cast ballots Thursday

Posted: Wednesday, August 6, 2008 8:11 pm

A total of 1,689 of the estimated 20,258 registered voters in Obion County cast their ballots during the early voting period for the state primaries and county general election. The remainder of the registered voters are encouraged to let their opinions be known by selecting their candidates on Thursday from 8 a.m. until 7 p.m. District 1 voters will make their selections at South Fulton City Hall, located at 700 Milton Counce Road. There are two polling places in District 2: Eddie Cox Senior Center at 622 Depot St., Union City and Woodland Mills Civic Center at 201 Cannon Moore Drive. District 3 voters will cast their ballots at Kenton gym at 210 West College St., Kenton or Rives Fire Station at 3466 East Cross St., Rives. District 4 voters will go to the Obion County fairgrounds in Union City. There are three polling places in District 5: Cloverdale Community Center at 3344 Cloverdale Road, Hornbeak City Hall at 212 West Highway 21 and Samburg Pentecostal Church at 5672 West Highway 22. District 6 voters will go to either Obion Senior Center at 221 North Broadway Ave. in Obion or Troy Senior Center at 128 North College St. in Troy. District 7 voters will cast their ballots at the Obion County Public Library at 1221 East Reelfoot Ave. in Union City. If registered voters have a question about which polling place they are to vote, they should call the Obion County Election office at 885-1901. Races on the ballot include: • United States Senate — Democratic ticket: Mark E. Clayton, Gary G. Davis, Kenneth Eaton, Leonard D. Ladner, William Mike Padgett and Robert D. Tuke; Republican ticket: Lamar Alexander. • United States House of Representatives 8th Congressional District seat — Democratic ticket: John Tanner; Republican ticket: none. • Tennessee Senate, 24th Senatorial District — Democratic ticket: Roy B. Herron; Republican ticket: none. • Tennessee House of Rep-resentatives, 77th District seat — Democratic ticket: Judy Barker, Larry Bennett, Rosaire “Ross” Dubrule and Jerry W. Grady; Republican ticket: Shelly Arnett and Bill Sanderson. • Obion County property assessor — Kathy P. Robertson. • Obion County School Board, District 1: Pam Dame, David W. Lamb and Paul Maxwell. • Obion County School Board, District 3: Diane Sanderson. • Obion County School Board, District 5: Greg Ferguson, Jerry Lamastus and Brian Rainey. • Obion County School Board, District 7: Susan Williams. • Kenton Special School District, Gibson County member — Charles Phillips. • Kenton Special School District, Kenton member — Mike Farrar. • Kenton Special School District, Obion County member — Bill Sanderson. • Obion County constable, District 1 — Bobby Hall and John T. McMahan. • Obion County constable, District 2 — Gerald Cox. (James W. Hack has filed the appropriate paperwork to run as a write-in-candidate.) • Obion County constable, District 3 (vote for two) — John E. Davis, Bruce Davidson and Jimmy A. Stockdale. • Obion County constable, District 4 — Robert Faulkner. • Obion County constable, District 5 — Jimmy Brown. • Obion County constable, District 6 — Gordon May and Aaron Tittle. • Obion County constable, District 7 — Eugene Fletcher. • Samburg, mayor — Larry Gene Davis. • Samburg aldermen (vote for three) — Woody Cook, Gene Gast, Sandra Neely and John VanCleave Retention questions on the ballot include Supreme Court judges William C. Koch Jr. and Gary R. Wade; Court of Appeals judges Andy D. Bennett, Richard H. Dinkins and Steve Stafford; and Criminal Appeals Court judges D. Kelly Thomas Jr. and Camille R. McMullen. Obion County Election Commission members include chairman John Algee, secretary Ethelene B. White and Ray Douglas, Dave L. Frankum and Robert C. Joyner III. Katie Guess is the administrator Published in The Messenger 8.6.08

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