Hensley, Burchnell File Petitions For Local Election
The qualifying deadline for all candidates, including independent candidates, for offices that will appear on the May primary election ballot is this week.
All candidates must file their nominating petitions with the County Election Commission Office by noon on Thursday, Feb. 20.
Judicial candidates must by this deadline file their original nominating petitions in the election commission office of their county of residence and certified duplicate copies of their petition in each county within the district served by the office they seek.
Two candidates filed petitions for the May election on Valentine's Day.
Ted Hensley, of 1935 Earnest Road, Chuckey, has filed a petition to run for reelection as County Commissioner from the 2nd Commissioner District.
This district includes the precincts of Forest Hills, Chuckey-Doak, Chuckey, Jockey and Newmansville.
Hensley is currently serving in his first term in the office.
He has also filed to run in the Aug. 7 State Primary Election for the Tennessee House of Representatives' 5th House District seat.
He will run in the Republican primary for both offices.
Donald H. Burchnell, of 1321 Kenny St., Greeneville, has filed to run for County Commissioner in the May primary elections from the 7th Commissioner District.
This district includes the precincts of Orebank, Mt. Pleasant, High School, Highland Roby, Andrew Johnson and Glenwood.
Burchnell will run in the Republican primary.
Petitions are available at the Greene County Election Commission Office, located on North Main Street.
The qualifying deadline for the Aug. 7 State Primary/County General Election is noon, April 3.