Tennessee Election

Dr. Jason Martin strolled past the Covered Bridge as he campaigned in Elizabethton on Monday. He is the Democratic candidate for governor.

ELIZABETHTON — Dr. Jason Martin, Tennessee’s Democratic candidate for governor in the November election paid a visit to Elizabethton on Monday afternoon to speak to supporters at the Carter County Courthouse and then took a stroll from the courthouse through the downtown parts of town and stopped at the Bonnie Kate Theater for a progress report on the renovation of that 1926-era movie theater.

Kate Craig, who is running against incumbent Rusty Crowe in the 3rd Senate District, also addressed the audience.

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John Thompson covers Carter and Johnson counties for the Johnson City Press since 1998. He grew up in Washington County and graduated from University High and East Tennessee State University

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