Election 2022: Monroe County

Meet the candidates in Monroe County.
(Source: MGN)
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Published: Apr. 29, 2022 at 4:28 PM EDT|Updated: Aug. 2, 2022 at 5:07 PM EDT
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Mitch Ingram

Race: County Mayor

Party: Republican

Address: Monroe County

Profession: Current Monroe County Mayor

Mitch Ingram Monroe County Mayor
Mitch Ingram Monroe County Mayor(Monroe County)

Biography: Mitch Ingram, born and raised in Monroe County, is the current mayor of Monroe County. He graduated from Madisonville High School and then attended Hiwassee College, where he received his Associate of Arts degree. Mayor Ingram went on to graduate at the top of his class from the University of Tennessee with both his Bachelor of Science in Agriculture and Master of Science degrees. After serving four years on the County Commission representing the 2nd district and providing over 20 years of service as an educator, Ingram made the decision to pursue the County Mayor seat to give back to the community that has provided so much to him. His overall goals in his current position as mayor is to assist Monroe County in economic growth, provide transparency to the public and continue to improve the lives of Monroe County residents through the proper management of the departments he oversees. When Ingram is not serving the people of Monroe County, you can find him working on his family farm in Madisonville, TN.

Tim Yates

Tim Yates
Tim Yates(Tim Yates)

Race: County Mayor

Party: Independent

Biography: Yates is from Vonore, Tennessee. He went to Vonore High School. If elected, Yates says he will support local industry and local schools. He wants to improve infrastructure which includes water line extensions and access to broadband. He is against building an expo center. Yates is married.

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