Archive for November, 2016

Reschedule December BCDP Meeting to Dec 15.

Written by F. Lee Erickson on November 23rd, 2016

[ December 15, 2016; 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm. 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm. ] The Blount County Democratic Party – Will NOT meet on Dec. 8th – the meeting is re-scheduled for Thursday Dec. 15th. The regular time is 6:30pm at the Martin Luther King Center 209 E. Franklin St. Alcoa.

Some Voting Q and A from Ruth Holloway, Chair of Blount County Democratic Party

Written by F. Lee Erickson on November 7th, 2016

Q: Is there paid time off for voting?
Employees who begin their work day less than 3 hours after polls open and finish less than 3 hours before polls close are entitled to up to 3 hours paid leave to vote. The employee must request leave by noon the day before Election Day. The employer can […]

Blount County Early Voting Extended Hours

Written by F. Lee Erickson on November 3rd, 2016

From Blount County Democratic Party Chair, Ruth Holloway,
Please Vote – and vote early — take friends and family to the polls with you.
We can not afford to have progress halted or reversed. Our democracy depends on it. Vote before it’s too late.
Blount county Election Administrator, Susan Hughes informed me late this evening […]