Sample Ballot Released for November 4th Election

October 2, 2008
by: 
Dwayne Page

The DeKalb County Election Commission has released the sample ballot for the November 4th election.

Voters will be casting ballots in the Presidential, U.S. Senate, 6th District U.S. House of Representative, and the 40th District Tennessee State Representative race.

In the Presidential race, the choices are;

Electors for Barack Obama for President and Joe Biden for Vice President- Democrat nominee Electors for John McCain for President and Sarah Palin for Vice President-Republican nominee
Electors for Chuck Baldwin for President and Darrell Castle for Vice President- Independent
Electors for Bob Barr for President and Wayne Root for Vice President- Independent
Electors for Charles Jay for President and Thomas L. Knapp for Vice President-Independent Electors for Cynthia McKinney for President and Rosa Clemente for Vice President- Independent Electors for Brian Moore for President and Stewart Alexander for Vice President- Independent Electors for Ralph Nader for President and Matt Gonzalez for Vice President- Independent

Candidates for the United States Senate are;

Robert D. Tuke-Democratic nominee
Lamar Alexander- Republican nominee
Edward L. Buck- Independent candidate
Christopher G. Fenner-Independent candidate
David Gatchell-Independent candidate
Ed Lawhorn- Independent candidate
Daniel Towers Lewis- Independent candidate
Chris Lugo-Independent candidate

Candidates for U.S. House of Representatives (6th District)
Bart Gordon- Democratic nominee
Chris Baker- Independent candidate

Candidates for Tennessee House of Representatives (40th District)
Cleveland Derrick Bain- Democratic nominee
Terri Lynn Weaver- Republican nominee
Ray Amalfitano- Independent candidate

October 6th is the deadline for new voter registrations in Dekalb County.

October 30th is the deadline for voters who are already registered in Dekalb County to change their address on their voter registration if they have moved.

People who have moved are encouraged to keep their address current on their voter registration. Polling places are assigned according to a person's residence.

If you have moved and fail to change it on your voter registration, you will be required to fill out the form on election day and vote at the correct polling place.

Please call 597-4146 if you have any questions.

Early Voting will be October 15th through October 30th in the basement courtroom of the courthouse on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.; Thursdays from 9:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m.; and Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.

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