|Published: 9:15 AM, 09/10/2012
Author: Jessica Cross
Source: The Monroe County Advocate
TELLICO PLAINS-The Town of Tellico
Plains is considering changing their election day to a November date.
Currently, the town holds their own
election in September. Moving the election day to November would
spare the town the expense of holding their own election. With an
election in November, the town's election expenses would be picked up
by the state.
The town could move the election date
to August or November, but Administrator of Election James Brown
recommended November as a better option.
"Most cities go to November because
there's no primary in November," said Brown. "Ideally, November
is the best time for city elections."
Brown told Mayor Patrick Hawkins and
the board of aldermen on Thursday that the move would save the town
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