Ready to vote?
By MIKE WEST, Courier Editor
Guess what? This Thursday (Aug. 7) is election day.
Voting will take place at all five Cannon County precincts from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Those voting places are:
Remember, you must be registered prior to the election to vote. You must also bring a photo ID to the polls.
A campaign free zone will be enforced at the polls. The boundary is 100 feet.
Following the vote, candidates and supporters will gather on the Courthouse lawn to hear the results which will be broadcast by WBRY radio.
Remember voting will be conducted in the state Republican and Democratic Primaries and in the Cannon County General Election.
In the General Election, voters will cast ballots in 29 different Cannon County races:
County Executive: Anna Pittman, David J. Faulkner and Mike Gannon.
County Commissioner First District: Mark Barker, James H. Gibbs, Russell W. Paschal and James Russell Reed.
County Commissioner Second District: Karen A. Ashford, Jamie N. Byford, Robert “Todd” Hollandsworth and Billy Nokes.
County Commissioner Third District: Jim Bush and James M. Holloway Jr.
County Commissioner Fourth District: Brent D. Bush, Debby Harvey, Steven C. Higgins, Kevin Mooneyham, Tony Neal, Forrest Pitcock and Glenn Steakley.
County Commissioner Fifth District: Stephen A. Brown, Chris Brushaber, Gregory A. Fauls, Chuck Holt, Richie Hunter, Jim Jones, Adam K. Melton and Andy Parker.
Sheriff: Brad Hall and Darrell Young.
Circuit Court Clerk: Hayden Bryson and Lynne D. Foster,
County Clerk: Bobby Smith and Matt Teply.
Register of Deeds: Charlie Harrell, Sandy Hollandsworth, Greg Mitchell and Anita Parton.
County Trustee: Norma B. Knox, Van Nichols and Shirley Young.
General Sessions Judge: Susan Melton and Dale Peterson.
Road Commissioner, Zone 1: Barry Burt, Edward Sissom, Bill Sparkman and Danny Vythoulkas.
School Board, 2nd District: Chris Blackburn.
Constable, 2nd District, Charles Nokes.
Several posts within the 16th Judicial District are also up for election:
Circuit Judge, Division 1: Jeffrey Peach and Mark Rogers.