Tennessee Gubernatorial candidate Bill Lee holds town hall in Knoxville

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Tennessee Gubernatorial candidate Bill Lee held a town hall Sunday night at Pellissippi State University.

Bill Lee was one of the four Republican candidates who committed to three debates to be held in Memphis, Nashville and Knoxville respectively.

Republican Randy Boyd dropped out of the debate due to a scheduling conflict. Candidates Diane Black and Beth Harwell followed suit. The Republican debate was then canceled.

Bill Lee says he wanted to hold the town hall to connect with the East Tennessee voters.

Knox County Mayoral candidate Glenn Jacobs moderated the town hall.

Event:           Bill Lee for Governor – Tennessee Town Hall  

Location:      Pellissippi State Community College

Goins Building Auditorium 

10915 Hardin Valley Rd

Knoxville, TN 37933

Date:             Sunday, July 22, 2018 

Time:             6:00 P.M. EDT until 7:00 P.M. EDT

More information and details about the event are available by clicking here.


The following is a statement from Chris Burger, Press Secretary for Bill Lee for Governor re: the Knoxville Town Hall:

“When we committed to the series of televised debates several months ago, we were glad to see that all three Grand Divisions were represented and included. It is unfortunate that the East Tennessee debate in Knoxville was canceled due to other candidates dropping out of the debate. As we committed months ago – we will be in Knoxville on July 22nd.  Our campaign is holding this special Sunday evening town hall to continue to take our message to the voters and hear what’s on their mind. We’d be honored for anyone to attend.” 

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