The Blount County Election Commission offers this update on the upcoming election.
There will be a State Primary Election, a Blount County General Election, a Friendsville City Election, and a Townsend City Election on Thursday, Aug. 7.
Qualifying deadline for candidates is at noon on Thursday, April 3.
The offices open for this election are:
• U.S. Senate
• U.S. House of Representatives
• Tennessee Senate (even numbered districts)
• Tennessee House of Representatives
• Circuit Court Judge, Division II
• Assessor of Property
• Friendsville City Commissioners
• Townsend City Commissioners
The Blount County Election Commission is located at 383 Court Street in Maryville. To reach them, call 865-273-5920, fax 865-273-5927 or visit www.blounttn.org/elections.asp. Regular office hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.