GOP set to host candidate forum

The Anderson County Republican Party will conduct The Republican’s Primary Candidates’ Forum for Republican primary candidates running in the May 1 primary elections of Anderson County.

The forum will start at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 3 at The Wildcat’s Den located 102 Robertsville Rd., Oak Ridge.

Doors will open at 6pm for light refreshments, seating and mingling with Republican primary candidates. All fifteen Republican candidates vying for seven elected offices will be present. Candidates will make timed opening and closing statements, and answer questions from a moderator. The Republican’s Primary Candidates’ Forum is a public event.

“The forum is a great opportunity for Republican voters to hear how the Republican primary candidates will serve the great citizens of Anderson County”’ says Anthony Allen, Chairman Anderson County Republican Party.

Republican’s Primary Candidates Forum:

Anderson County Circuit Court Clerk

William T. Jones

Rex Lynch

Anderson County Clerk

Leesa Arowood

Jeff Cole

Anderson County Mayor

Steve Emert

Terry Frank

Anderson County Register of Deeds

Michael Foster

Tim Shelton

Anderson County Road Superintendent

Gary Long

Anderson County Sheriff

Russell Barker

Lewis Ridenour

Mark “Hollywood” Whaley

Anderson County Trustee

Scott Burton

Regina Copeland

Scott Gillenwaters

Early voting for the May 1 election: April 11-April 26