Sunday, August 29, 2010

November Campaigns Heating Up In Putnam County

The August election is not yet a month old, but candidates running in November are already gearing up their campaigns in Putnam County. State Senator Charlotte Burks of Monterey will have a campaign kick-off event Tuesday night at 6:30 at the Cookeville Farmers Market. She is running for re-election in November against Republican Gary Steakley and independent candidate Joe Wilmoth. Meanwhile, incumbent State Representative Henry Fincher will hold his campaign kick-off on Thursday, September 9th, at the Hyder-Burks Ag Pavilion. His opponent, Republican Ryan Williams is having a luncheon Tuesday featuring a keynote speech from United State Senator Bob Corker. If you need more information, all of the candidates have a presence on the Internet, including Facebook accounts and websites.