Town, county, other election ’22 info told

Several county, state and federal races are up for election this year, as are the offices of Farragut mayor and two aldermen seats — one each in the North and South wards.

Current Mayor Ron Williams had indicated he will be running for re-election, as has North Ward Alderman Scott Meyer.

South Alderman Ron Pinchok is term limited and cannot seek re-election.

No other potential candidates had formally announced at presstime Tuesday, Jan. 11.

The first day candidates may pick up petitions to run for Farragut office is Monday, Feb. 7, according to Knox County Election Commission. Petitions must be returned by April 7 — and April 14 is the last day to withdraw.

Potential candidates may visit the Election Commission’s main office at the Old Courthouse in Downtown Knoxville, 300 Main St. Suite 229, or the West office (site of the former West Knox Senior Center), 109 Lovell Heights Road.

Knox County’s primary election is Tuesday, May 3, with its General Election Day and Town of Farragut Election Day Thursday, Aug. 4.

For more information, call the Election Commission at 865-215-2480.