Election day is today, Aug. 2, and polling locations in Hamilton County are open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Here are a few tips to help make your visit to the polls go smoothly:
- A photo ID issued by the state of Tennessee or federal government is required to vote.
- Before heading to the polls, consider using the Tennessee Secretary of State’s GoVoteTN App to verify your voter registration status, voting location and the races/districts you’re eligible to vote in.
- For a quick look at all candidates/races appearing on the ballot, check out sample ballots on the election commission website.
To help readers get to know candidates, Nooga.com published question-and-answer interviews sent to candidates appearing on the Aug. 2 ballot. Candidates who submitted answers to our questions are listed below, grouped by the office sought and ordered alphabetically by last name.
U.S. House District 3
William E. Spurlock, Sr. — Q&A
State Senate District 11
State House District 26
David Jones — Q&A
State House District 27
Brent S. Morris — Q&A
State House District 28
Hamilton County Mayor
Aloyse Brown — Q&A
Hamilton County Commission District 2
Elizabeth Baker — Q&A
Hamilton County Commission District 4
Chris Dahl — Q&A
Hamilton County Commission District 6
David Sharpe — Q&A
Hamilton County Sheriff
Jim Hammond — Q&A
Hamilton County Criminal Court Clerk
Vince Dean — Q&A
Hamilton County Register of Deeds
Hamilton County School Board District 3
Joe Smith — Q&A
Hamilton County School Board District 5
Hamilton County School Board District 6
Hamilton County School Board District 8
Tucker McClendon — Q&A