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Early voting starts today
Early Voting

Do you want four more years of a Donald Trump presidency?
That question tops the ballot as early voting gets under way today.
Early voting takes place at the rear of Warren County Administrative Offices, 201 Locust Street. It starts Oct. 14 and lasts until Oct. 29. Election Day is Nov. 3.
Election officials are expecting a brisk turnout. The ballot that decides U.S. President usually has the highest voter participation of any election.
Trump, a Republican, is facing Joe Biden, a Democrat, for president. Seven other candidates are also on the ballot for president. Trump is expected to win easily in deep-red Tennessee.
For U.S. Senate, Democrat Marquita Bradshaw is facing Republican Bill Hagerty. For the U.S. House of Representatives, Republican Scott DesJarlais is facing Democrat Christopher Hale.
On the state level, Republican Janice Bowling is facing Democrat Sheila Younglove for the Tennessee Senate seat in the 16th District. Republican Paul Sherrell is being challenged by independent Luke Cameron for the 43rd District seat in the Tennessee House.
McMinnville Mayor heads the list of local races. Ryle Chastain, Brett Simmons and Billy Wood are the candidates vying for that office.
Three McMinnville aldermen will be elected from a field of eight. Those candidates are Sally Brock, Stacey Harvey, Rickey L. Jones, Rachel Kirby, Dennis Kronlage, Nathan Maxwell, Jay Medley and Keri Morton.
On the Warren County Commission, Brad T. Hillis and Ben Myers are battling for an open seat in the 5th District.
The only other race to be decided by voters is that of Viola Mayor. Trent Prater, Rhonda F. Smith and Kimberly Templeton are all vying for that office.
Early voting hours are Monday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., Tuesday thru Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon.