Local candidates Doug Overbey, Scott Hughes, Richard Montgomery, and Dale Carr will participate in the July 12 Meet the Candidates event in preparation for the Aug. 2 Republican Primary.
The event, which is being hosted by the Herald, will be held at 6:30 p.m. at Tennessee Shindig, 2391 Parkway in Pigeon Forge.
“It is extremely beneficial to have an exchange of ideas. Typically incumbents don’t like debates, because they don’t want to discus voting records,” said Scott Hughes, who is challenging incumbent Doug Overbey in the State Senate Second District race. “Anytime our voters can make an informed decision, the better elections turnout to be.”
Hughes said he is running against Overbey because he feels Overbey’s voting record doesn’t represent the conservative values... read the rest of the story by Subscribing now.