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District 1 Board of Education Candidates Forum

When: March 22, 2018 from 6:30 - 8:00 pm

Where: Pellissippi State Community College, Magnolia Branch, 1610 E Magnolia Ave, Knoxville, TN 37917

Candidates Participating:

  • Andre Canty
  • Dametraus Jaggers
  • Evetty Satterfield

Moderator: Mark Mellenger, WATE

Sponsored by

  • League of Women Voters Knoxville/Knox County
  • Pellissippi State Community College
  • Knoxville Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Pi
  • Knoxville Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta, Inc.
  • Knoxville Area Urban League-Young Professionals

Sheriff Candidates Forum

When: Tuesday, March 27 from 7 pm - 8:30 pm

Where: Public Works Service Center, 3131 Morris Ave NW, Knoxville, TN 37909

Candidates Participating: Tom Spangler and Lee Tramel

Moderator: Joyce Feld

Sponsored by The League of Women Voters of Knoxville/Knox County & Alpha Mu Alpha Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha

Board of Education Candidates Forum

When:March 29 from 6 pm - 8 pm

Where: Fulton High School, 2509 N Broadway Street, Knoxville, Tennessee 37909

Five candidates participating (awaiting confirmation on which ones)

Moderator: Tearsa Smith, WATE

Sponsored by:

  • Allies of Knoxville Immigrant Neighbors (AKIN)
  • Centro Hispano
  • National Association for the Advancement of Colored
  • People-Knox County Branch
  • Stop School Pushout
  • Voices for Trans Youth

2018 Knox County Primary Election Schedule

  • November 17, 2017 - First day to pick up a nominating petition
  • February 15, 2018 at NOON - Candidate Qualifying Deadline
  • February 22, 2018 at NOON - Candidate Withdrawal Deadline
  • January 31, 2018 - First day to request an absentee ballot
  • April 2, 2018 - Final day to register to vote before election
  • April 11, 2018 - First day of Early Voting period
  • April 24, 2018 - Final day to request an absentee ballot
  • April 26, 2018 - Final day of Early Voting period
  • May 1, 2018 - Election Day

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Valid Forms of Identification for Voting

Any of the following IDs may be used, even if expired:

  • Tennessee driver license with your photo
  • United States Passport
  • Photo ID issued by the Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security
  • Photo ID issued by the federal or Tennessee state government
  • United States Military photo ID
  • Tennessee handgun carry permit with your photo

What IDs are not acceptable?

College student IDs and photo IDs not issued by the federal or Tennessee state government are NOT acceptable. This includes county or city issued photo IDs, such as library cards, and photo IDs issued by other states.

If you are unsure or have questions about your photo ID, contact your county election commission or the Division of Elections at 1-877-850-4959.

ACA Town Hall

Did you miss the ACA Town Hall? Watch the full event at or The LWVKKC was so proud to be a sponsor of this event!

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