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Mike Padgett on Principles & Values

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Small business owner, then public service since 1984

Mike Padgett has a long history of public service. He was first elected to the Knox County School Board in 1984 then as Knox County Clerk in 1986, a position he held for over 20 years. As Clerk, Padgett managed over 130 employees and an annual budget of $57 million. Prior to serving in elected office Mike was a small business owner, he founded and operated Homestead Restaurant & Catering, employing over 25 people. He is an ordained deacon and member of First Baptist Church in Knoxville.
Source: Campaign website, www.votepadgett.com, "Meet Mike" Apr 4, 2008

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