The field is set for the Hamblen County primary election set for March 3.

Early voting begins February 12 and, in addition to local races, the Presidential Preference Primary will take place on the same ballot.

The deadline to qualify was noon Thursday. All of the candidates to qualify were Republican.

Those who returned a qualifying petition by the deadline were:


COUNTY COMMISSION DISTRICT 5                                    

Mike Reed

Jim Wills


COUNTY COMMISSION DISTRICT 14                                   

M. Eileen Arnwine

Scott D. Cutshaw

Edna Greene


PROPERTY ASSESSOR                                               

Keith Ely



Jason Darnell

Scotty Long    


ROAD SUPERINTENDENT                                        

Barry Poole     


ROAD COMMISSION                                  

Tom Hyde (D 1 & 2)      

Nina Gail Free (D 3 & 4)

Delbert Nix Jr. (D 5 & 6)

G. Wayne Pigmon (D 7 & 8)

Dannie Wayne Bell (D 9 & 10)

Charles Anderson (D 11 & 12)    

Larry Carter (D 13 & 14)

E.C. Long Jr. (D 13 & 14)