Some Sullivan County residents complained about not being eligible to vote in Kingsport’s city elections last week. The Sullivan County Election Commission offered an explanation.
Candidates Mike McIntire and Nathan Vaughn each carried one precinct.
Model City voters will go to the polls Tuesday to elect a new mayor and three aldermen for the Kingsport Board of Mayor and Aldermen. Board of Education seats also are on the ballot.
“We need to be explaining to the voters what we are doing, why we are doing it this way, and the benefits they will reap as a result of our actions on the BMA.” — Chris Bulle.
Kingsport Board of Education candidate Liv Detwiler believes she can use her passion for education to contribute to the continued success of Kingsport schools.
“Kingsport has a great future ahead. We haven’t quite reached our potential for growth and development, and I would love to be elected again to the Board of Mayor and Alderman to help Kingsport reach that potential.” – Darrell Duncan.
“I’m running for BMA because I care about the future of Kingsport.” – James Phillips.
Having worked in a global setting, Kingsport Board of Education candidate Jim Welch has seen firsthand what the students of Kingsport need in their educational experience to compete with everyone else racing to the top.
“There are unique people in Kingsport and plenty of resources to make this a place that feels like home to a variety of ages and professionals” — Charles Honaker
Three alderman seats and the mayor’s position will be on the ballot in the upcoming city election in Kingsport. Three seats on the Board of Education will also be up for grabs.