Free Press endorsements for Hamilton County general, Tennessee primary elections

Poll items line the floor Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2016, at the Election Commission on Amnicola Highway.

This is the primary election for Republican and Democratic candidates in state races and the Hamilton County general election for several local posts. On the Republican ballot, the Chattanooga Free Press recommends:

U.S. Congress, 3rd District

* Republican primary - Chuck Fleischmann

State Senate, District 10

* Republican primary - Todd Gardenhire

State Representative, District 28

* Republican primary - No candidate qualified

State Representative, District 29

* Republican primary - Mike Carter

Hamilton County Assessor of Property

* Marty Haynes

Hamilton County Board of Education, District 1

* Patti Skates

Hamilton County Board of Education, District 2

* Jonathan Welch

Hamilton County Board of Education, District 4

* Tiffanie Robinson

Hamilton County Board of Education, District 7

* Joe Wingate