Aug. 6 Election Results Certified

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Most of August 20 meeting of the Carroll County Election Commission was spent certifying results from the recent Aug. 6 elections.

One at a time, commission members signed off on the results of each race, certifying that the vote counts were accurate and complete and that the elections were conducted according to all applicable state and federal laws.

Commission members also voted unanimously to call for elections to be held in Carroll County on Nov. 3.

The Nov. 3 ballot will include races for Huntingdon Town Council, Huntingdon Mayor, McKenzie City Council, Bruceton Board of Aldermen, Trezevant Board of Aldermen, Trezevant Mayor, Hollow Rock Board of Aldermen, Atwood Board of Aldermen, Tennessee House of Representatives District 76, State Senate District 24, U.S. congressional seats, and U.S. president.

The ballot for Huntingdon will also include a referendum regarding on-premises sales of alcoholic beverages.

Early voting for the Nov. 3 election starts on Oct. 14 and continues until Oct. 29. Registered voters can cast their early ballots at the Carroll County Election Commission Office in the Office Complex on High Street in Huntingdon from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on weekdays and from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturdays.

Voting precincts around the county will be open from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. on election day.

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In other business:

•Administrator of Elections Peg Hamlett advised commission members that more election workers, more training for those workers, and more funding that usual will be needed for the Nov. 3 elections in light of the current pandemic.

•The next meeting was set for Sept. 22.

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