District 34 State Representative runoff election set for Dec. 11

The election to determine who will represent the majority of Blount County for the next two years in the state House of Representatives will be next Tuesday.

The choice is between former Probate Judge David Standridge and Hometown Bank marketing executive Chris Latta.

The runoff follows a short campaign characterized by considerable public debate with a garnish of controversy entering the runoff. Turnout in this special election, with only this race on the ballot, is expected to be crucial.

Express your judgment at the ballot box.