Re-Elect My Boss, Gwen Tidwell

Thursday, July 24, 2014

I would like to take this opportunity to ask that you re-elect my boss, Gwen Tidwell as the Criminal Court clerk for another four years.  Ms. Tidwell has served as Criminal Court  lerk since 1994 and has done a great job and she would like to continue doing so.

Since she was elected in 1994 she has made significant changes in the office to help us

do a better job keeping records for the three Criminal Courts and for the citizens of Hamilton County.    She not only serves as Criminal Court clerk but as clerk of General Sessions Court as well including an annex office that is open 24 hours a day seven days a week. 

A clerk’s job is to keep accurate records for the courts and I will put our office up against any clerk’s office in the State of Tennessee as far as accuracy and compliance with the laws that govern the office.

Not only is Ms. Tidwell a great clerk but she is an attorney as well and understands and keeps us aware of all new changes made during the legislative sessions each year.  I have worked in this office for 53 years and have served as chief deputy clerk since 1977 and feel like I am qualified to recommend that you vote for Ms. Tidwell in the general election in August.

Edna Camp
Chief Deputy Clerk
Hamilton County Criminal Court

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