JACKSBORO, TN (SPECIAL TO WLAF) – The election for the Town of Jacksboro is scheduled for April, and three petitions were picked up and returned for the three aldermen posts that will be on the ballot.
Greg Cross and Mark Lay will be on the ballot for a full term. Roy Green’s name goes on the ballot, too, as he seeks to finish a two-year unexpired term. Cross and Lay were appointed late last year to fill alderman vacancies left when Jerri Starrett and Brian Osborn resigned.
TOWN OF JACKSBORO MUNICIPAL ELECTION
April 1, 2023
There will be a city election held for the Town of Jacksboro on Saturday, April 1, 2023
OFFICES THAT WILL BE ON THE BALLOT ARE THE FOLLOWING;
TWO (2) ALDERMEN (EACH FOR FOUR (4) YEAR TERM).
ONE (1) ALDERMAN FOR AN UNEXPIRED TWO (2) YEAR TERM.
WITHDRAWAL DEADLINE: JANUARY 26, 2023 – 12:00 NOON
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: MARCH 2, 2023
If there is a contested election, the early voting period begins 20 days before the election and ends 5 days before the election. Early voting period will run from March 13, 2023 – March 27, 2023
ABSENTEE BALLOT COUNTING BOARD will convene at the Election Commission Office on April 1, 2023.
Display of campaign posters, signs or other campaign materials, distribution of campaign materials and solicitation of votes is strictly prohibited within 100-feet of any polling place. (TCA 2-7-111) During the hours the polls are open, candidates are not to enter a polling place unless they are there to cast their vote. (TCA 2-7-103)
FEDERAL OR STATE GOVERNMENT ISSUED PHOTO IS NOW REQUIRED TO VOTE, UNLESS AN EXCEPTION APPLIES. COLLEGE STUDENT ID WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE NEW LAW AND ITS EXCEPTIONS, PLEASE CALL THE CAMPBELL COUNTY ELECTION OFFICE 8:00AM UNTIL 4:30PM MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY OR VISIT HERE. THIS OFFICE IS CLOSED ON ALL STATE HOLIDAYS.
(WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 01/20/2023-10AM)