Run for Office

Have you thought about running for office?

Are you ready to serve your local community as a leader and a voice in an elected role?

Here are the local offices up for election in 2020 (note these are all non-partisan):

March 3, 2020 Elections:
Qualifying Deadline*: December 12, 2019 @ NOON
Rockford – City Commissioner (1 seat)
Blount County -Property Assessor

August 6, 2020 Elections:
Qualifying Deadline: April 2, 2020 @ NOON
Blount County – County School Board (District 2, 4, 6)
Friendsville – City Commissioner (2 seats)
Townsend -City Commissioner (2 seats)
Alcoa – City Commissioner (2 seats), School Board (3 seats)
Louisville – City Alderman (2 seats)
Maryville – City Council (2 seats) , School Board (2 seats)    

Request information on how to run for office

or contact Nathan Higdon, BCDP 1st Vice Chair, for more information: email:

Qualifications for elected offices (from State of TN website).

Candidates information (from Blount County Election Commission website)