The Greene County Election Commission has received more petitions for the May 6 County Primary Election and the Aug. 7 State Primary Election.
Two more petitions were filed for the County Primary Election, one for the office of General Sessions Judge and one for the County Commission.
Kenneth "Ken" N. Bailey Jr., of 405 Bonita Way, Greeneville, has filed a petition to run for reelection as General Sessions Judge, an office which is elected by countywide vote.
Bailey first took the office in 2006. He will run in the Republican primary.
J. David Johnson Jr., of 1440 Chuckey Pike, Chuckey, has filed a petition to run for County Commission in the 2nd Commissioner District.
Johnson previously served on the Greene County Board of Education. He will run in the Republican primary.
There have also been two petitions filed for the Aug. 7 State Primary Election.
Steve Southerland, of 4648 Harbor Dr., Morristown, has filed a petition to run for reelection as State Senator in the First Senatorial District.
This district includes Greene, Cocke, Hamblen and Sevier counties.
Southerland has served three terms in office. He will run in the Republican primary.
Nathan Brown, of 1240 Spears Dykes Road, Greeneville, has filed a petition to run for reelection to the Greene County Board of Education in the 1st School Board District.
This district includes the precincts of Baileyton, Baileyton Corporation, Woodlawn, Hardins, Lost Mountain, Union Temple, West Pines and Cross Anchor.
Brown has served in the office since 2011.
This is a non-partisan office.
Petitions are available at the Greene County Election Commission Office, located on North Main Street.
The qualifying deadline for the May 6 County Primary Election is noon, Feb. 20.
The qualifying deadline for the Aug. 7 State Primary Election the is noon, April 3.