Three write-in candidates qualify for Nov. 3 elections

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 The deadline to qualify as a write-in candidate for the Nov. 3 elections was Monday at noon, and according to information from the Carroll County Election Commission, three people have qualified as candidates for local elections.

Two of these are for seats on the McKenzie City Council, including Charles I. Pruseau in Ward 6 and Jessie L. Townes in Ward 1.

Bobby McAlexander has qualified as a write-in candidate for mayor of Trezevant.

Qualifying write-in candidates for state and U.S. positions had not been finalized as of press time Monday.

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Local candidates, who met the Aug. 20 qualifying deadline and whose names will appear on the Aug. 3 ballot, include:

•Huntingdon Town Council (4 Seats): Carl Byars, Charles Hodges, Nina Smothers, Tim Tucker.

•Huntingdon Mayor: Dale Kelley.

•McKenzie City Council, Ward 4 (1 Seat): Debbie Riley.

•Bruceton Board of Aldermen (3 Seats): Scotty Higdon, Cliff Sturdivant, Chris Cole.

•Trezevant Board of Aldermen (3 Seats): Robert Argo, Christy Creyssels, Leon Lyell.

•Hollow Rock Board of Aldermen (3 Seats): Curt Lumley, Morris Rogers.

•Atwood Board of Aldermen (2 Seats): Ricky Long, Taylor Coulter, Mike Tolley.

The Huntingdon ballot will also include a referendum, offering a choice of voting for or against “the legal sale of alcoholic beverages for consumption on the premises in the Town of Huntingdon.”

State candidates on the Nov. 3 ballot will include Jeffery Washburn (Ind.) and Tandy Darby (Rep.) for District 76 State Representative and John Stevens (Rep.) and Yahweh Yahweh (Ind.) for District 24 State Senate.

U.S. candidates will include Bill Hagerty (Rep.) and Marquita Bradshaw (Dem.) for U.S. Senate and David Kustoff (Rep.) and Erika Stotts Pearson (Dem.) for U.S. House District 8.

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