NOTICE OF COUNTY GENERAL ELECTION AND
REPUBLICAN AND DEMOCRAT STATE PRIMARY ELECTIONS
FOR BENTON COUNTY
Early voting for this election will be held from July 18, 2014 through August 2, 2014 at the Benton County Election Commission Office. Polls will be open Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Saturdays 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
The Benton County Election Commission office is located at:
113 Maple Avenue, Suite 1, Camden, Tennessee.
Office Hours: Monday—Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Phone number: 731-584-6144/Fax number: 731-584-5956
VOTERS MAY CHOOSE ONE OF THE FOLLOWING THREE BALLOTS:
*When choosing a Republican or Democratic Ballot for the State Primary, you will automatically receive a General Ballot for the County General Election. The General Ballot is only for voters who do not wish to vote in the State Primary.
The offices that will appear on the ballot for the State Primary Election are:
UNITED STATES SENATE
UNITED STATES HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES (7TH DISTRICT)
UNITED STATES HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES (8TH DISTRICT)
TENNESSEE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES (75TH DISTRICT)
TENNESSEE STATE SENATE (24TH DISTRICT)
REPUBLICAN STATE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEEMAN (24TH DISTRICT)
DEMOCRATIC STATE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEEMAN (24TH DISTRICT)
REPUBLICAN STATE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEEWOMAN (24TH DISTRICT)
DEMOCRATIC STATE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEEWOMAN (24TH DISTRICT)
Additionally, there will be Judicial Retention questions on the ballot.
The qualifying deadline for each State office is April 3, 2014 at 12:00 noon. All independent candidates for these offices will have the same qualification deadline.
The offices that will appear on the ballot for the County General Election are:
CIRCUIT COURT CLERK
GENERAL SESSIONS JUDGE
REGISTER OF DEEDS
SCHOOL BOARD (DISTRICTS 1 – 6)
COUNTY COMMISSION (DISTRICTS 1 – 6)
PUBLIC DEFENDER (24TH DISTRICT)
CIRCUIT COURT JUDGE PART I (24TH DISTRICT)
CIRCUIT COURT JUDGE PART II (24TH DISTRICT)
CHANCELLOR (24TH DISTRICT)
DISTRICT ATTORNEY GENERAL (24TH DISTRICT)
The qualifying deadline for each County office with no primary is April 3, 2014 at 12:00 noon.
Elderly or handicapped voters assigned to vote in precincts wherein the polling place is not accessible may vote at the election commission office on Election Day. Such voter shall complete an affidavit at the election commission office stating that such voter’s assigned voting location, to the best of the voter’s knowledge, does not comply with the provisions of Public Law 98-435 of the 98th Congress. The affidavit must be received by the county election commission not less than ten (10) days prior to Election Day. AFFIDAVIT must be received by April 26, 2014. As an alternative, an elderly or handicapped voter assigned to vote in a precinct where the polling place is inaccessible MAY VOTE during the EARLY VOTING PERIOD.
Benton County Board of Election Commissioners:
Britt Johnson, Chairman
Sue Roth, Member
Diane Latimer, Member
Jim Austin, Member
Mark Ward, Administrator of Elections