Collegedale Commissioner Ethan White announced he is running for the Republican nomination in House District 29, now held by Republican Rep. Mike Carter of Ootelwah, reports the Times Free Press.
“I am running for the District 29 seat to bring fresh and innovative ideas to our community and the state Legislature,” White said in a statement. “We need to find new ways to prepare students for the work force. Through redefining the education system, we create a more fertile atmosphere for job creators and support individuals in developing their ideas.”
…White, who has served the Collegedale city commission since 2014 and describes himself as the youngest elected official in Hamilton County, said he has received “overwhelming encouragement” for his candidacy from residents and organizations within the district as well as across the state.
…White is a Realtor at RE/MAX Properties and serves on the strategic planning committee of the Tennessee Association of Realtors.