Primary nominating petitions now accepted

The first day for nominating petitions for the 2022 Hamblen County Primary elections were accepted on Monday. The primary in Hamblen County wlll be held on May 3 – the general election three months later.

Potential candidates can put their name on the ballot now through February 17.

Among the local races on the ballot: county mayor; sheriff; county clerk and trustee; all county commission seats; all constable seats; circuit court clerk and the school board seats in districts 1 and 2; 5 and 6; 9 and 10; and 11 and 12.