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Voting starts strongly

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

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Poll worker David Renegar instructs a voter in the use of an electronic voting machine Tuesday at the county courthouse. Early voting continues at the courthouse through Oct. 28.
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A total of 1,432 votes were cast in the first week of early voting for the Nov. 2 general election, which began Oct. 13.

"It's more than we expected," said deputy administrator of elections Andrew Robertson this morning. "We kind of expected it to be slow for a November election, but we've been surprised."

The election includes the race for Tennessee governor, an amendment to the Tennessee constitution to protect the right to hunt and fish, races for U.S. House District 6 and Tennessee House District 62, and city elections in Shelbyville, Normandy and Wartrace.

Early voting continues through Oct. 28 in the basement of the county courthouse. Hours are 7 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Mondays, 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays, and 9 a.m. until noon on Saturdays.

Here is a list of the candidates, with (I) indicating an incumbent. Candidates without a party affiliation listed are running as independents.

Governor

Bill Haslam, Republican

Mike McWherter, Democrat

Bayron Binkley

Brandon Dodds

Samuel David Duck

David Gatchell

June Griffin

Toni K. Hall

Mike Knois

Boyce T. McCall

Donald Ray McFolin

Linda Kay Perry

James Reesor

Thomas Smith II

Howard M. Switzer

Carl Twofeathers Whitaker

U.S. House, District 6

Diane Black, Republican

Brett Carter, Democrat

Jim Boyd

Brandon E. Gore

Tommy N. Hay

David Purcell

Stephen R. Sprague

State House, District 62

Pat Marsh (I), Republican

Jenny W. Hunt, Democrat

Shelbyville

MAYOR

Wallace Cartwright (I)

Alton Davis (write-in)

CITY COUNCIL

WARD 2

Sam Meek

Al Stephenson (I)

CITY COUNCIL

WARD 4

Lee Roy Cunningham (I)

June Taylor

James I. "Jamie" Williams

CITY COUNCIL

WARD 6

Thomas Landers (I)

Rex Northcutt

Wartrace

MAYOR

Don Gallagher (I)

Ron Stacy

ALDERMAN (2 SEATS)

Paul Cagle

Roston Floyd

Patsy Gregory (I)

Ed Simpson (I)

Carolyn Phillips (write-in)

Normandy

MAYOR

Larry Nee (I)

ALDERMAN

Evelyn Hittson (I)

More information

Local election office:

684-0531

Tennessee Division of Elections:

http://www.state.tn.us/sos/election/