Almost every Presidential Election voters are bombarded with reasons as to why the next ballot they cast could be the most important one of their lifetime. This year is no different as Americans will decided if President Barack Obama is taking the county in the right direction or if Republican challenger Mitt Romney will be better suited as Commander and Chief.
In Seymour there are plenty of indications that voting turnout will be up from 2008.
Of the total 33,361 ballots cast in Sevier County 24,992 went for John McCain, 8,604 for Barack Obama, and the remaining went to write-ins and various third party candidates, with Ralph Nader being the highest among the outliners.
Ed Kuncitis of Sevier County Election Commission said the current active voter base is 50,499 with 8,714 inactive voters, which suggests the turnout may come close to doubling that of 2008.... read the rest of the story by Subscribing now.