Filing deadline for candidates moved

Filing deadline for candidates moved

The petition pickup for candidates seeking state and federal offices in this year’s election has been bumped a month.
With the pending changes to state senatorial and representative district lines, as well as federal congressional districts slated for change, the state coordinator of elections has adjusted the date from Jan. 6 until Feb. 6 for candidates to pick up nominating petitions.
The Weakley County General Election is set for Aug. 2. Some school board seats are up for re-election. Candidates seeking a school board seat in the August election can pick up qualifying petitions now.
Candidates interested in the State Representative, State Senator, U.S. Congress and U.S. Senate seats can pick up qualifying petitions Feb. 6.
For additional information, contact the Weakley County Election Commission office, at 364-5564 or the state election office at 615-741-7956.

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