The deadline to qualify to have a name put on the November 2016 ballot for Crossville city council is still 2 months off, but at least two candidates have turned in their petitions already.
According to the Cumberland County election commission, former mayor J. H. Graham and first time candidate Terri Manning have both turned in their petitions.
Others who have taken out petitions include incumbent councilman Jesse Kerley, Barry Field and Jeanette Parsons. No additional candidates have taken out petitions.
The deadline to turn in petitions with necessary signatures to the election commission office is August 18 at Noon.