13
JUN
2014

Notice of Early Voting for August 7, 2014 Election

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:

  • REPUBLICAN BALLOT

  • DEMOCRATIC BALLOT

  • GENERAL BALLOT

*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:

GOVERNOR

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:

COUNTY MAYOR

SHERIFF

COUNTY CLERK

CIRCUIT COURT CLERK

GENERAL SESSIONS JUDGE

TRUSTEE

REGISTER OF DEEDS

HIGHWAY SUPERINTENDENT

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

Ronnie Pruiett,Secretary

Sue Roth, Member

Diane Latimer, Member

Jim Austin, Member

Mark Ward, Administrator of Elections