Three Chattanooga residents picked up petitions early this morning to run for a mayoral recall election in August.
Jim Folkner, with Citizens to Recall Mayor Littlefield, Landon Howard and former city employee Guy Satterfield picked up petitions when the Hamilton County Election Commission office opened at 8 a.m.
The trio are the first to try for a mayoral run even as the courts still decide on whether an election will take place. Mayor Ron Littlefield has sued in Circuit Court and a hearing is set for February 10 in Circuit Court Judge Jeff Hollingsworth’s court.
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Cliff has worked for the Times Free Press for five years and covers Chattanooga city government. He previously covered Rhea County, as well as transportation and growth and development in Southeast Tennessee. A native of Maryville, Tenn., Cliff graduated in 2003 from the University of Tennessee with a bachelor’s degree in communications with an emphasis on journalism. Before coming to Chattanooga, he was a crime reporter with Hernando Today, a supplement of The Tampa (Fla.) ...