East Ridge, Red Bank Mayors Facing Opposition In Upcoming Election

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Mayors of East Ridge and Red Bank are facing opposition in the upcoming election.

East Ridge Mayor Brent Lambert is being opposed by the vice mayor, Jim Bethune, and by citizen activist Frances Pope.

Red Bank Mayor John Roberts will be going up against Commissioner Rick Causer in the at-large race. Commissioner Causer, even if he loses, will be able to keep his current District 2 seat for the next two years, he said.

Terry Pope is running against Vice Mayor Floy Pierce for the District 1 seat. Dalton Alexander Templeton and Edward Lecompte are going for the District 3 post.

In East Ridge, commission candidates include  Robert Stahl, Jacky Cagle, Doris Rogers, Brian White, Robert Bedwell and incumbent Larry Sewell. 

Candidates for the Signal Mountain Commission are Chris Howley, Susan Robertson, Robert Spalding, Annette Allen and Dick Gee.

Kenneth Bell is running against Peter Hetzler for mayor of Walden. Aldermen candidates are Bill Trohanis, Karen Paul Stone and Thom Peterson.

Rick Nunley and Robert Cothran are the only Soddy Daisy Commission candidates to qualify.

Collegedale Commission candidates include Mayor John Turner. Others are Phil Garver, Ethan White, Nathan Smith and a late entry, Patricia Fountain.

Thursday at noon was the qualifying deadline. 

Red Bank Commission

Commission at large

John Roberts

Rick Causer

District 1

Terry Pope

Floy Pierce

District 3

Dalton Alexander Templeton

Edward Lecompte 

East Ridge Council

Robert Stahl

Jacky Cagle

Doris Rogers

Brian White

Robert Bedwell

Larry Sewell 


Jim Bethune

Frances Pope

Brent Lambert

Lakesite Commission

William Neighbors

Valerie Boddy

Curtis L. Jones

Kenneth Wilkerson

Signal Mountain Council

Chris Howley

Susan Robertson

Robert Spalding

Annette Allen

Dick Gee

Soddy Daisy Commission

Rick Nunley

Robert Cothran

Collegedale Commission

Phil Garver

John Turner

Ethan White

Nathan Smith

Patricia Fountain

Ridgeside Commission

Janet Jobe

Kurt Faires Sr.

Blane Haywood



Kenneth Bell

Peter Hetzler


Bill Trohanis

Karen Paul Stone

Thom Peterson

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