The voting precincts in the 5th District consist of Blythe-Bower School and the Community Service Building.
Upon announcing, Anderson stated, “It has been an honor and privilege to serve the 5th District as their constable.”
Anderson was appointed to the position by the Bradley County Commission after the sudden death of longtime constable Ira Cox. Anderson was sworn in as constable on March 22, 2013, by Judge Daniel Swafford.
Anderson continued, “... With the tremendous growth in our area, it is important constables continue to have working relationships with the citizens and all law enforcement agencies in Bradley County. By all of us working together, we will make Bradley County a safer place for all our families.
“As a candidate for constable for the 5th District, I’m running on my record of the past 11 months, and will continue on the same course for a four-year term with the voters’ support,” he said.
Anderson is a lifelong resident of the 5th District.
He was honorably is charged from the United States Marine Corps, artillery, where he received the Marine Corps Reserve Medal on two separate occasions. He is employed at Eyear Optical, where he has worked and managed for 15 years.
He is married to Melissa McCoy and has two daughters, Victoria, a student at Lee University, and Alexis, who attends Walker Valley High School.
Anderson enjoys many hobbies, one includes being a licensed pilot.
In closing, Anderson stated, “During my 11 months in office, I have met a lot of great people, and in the upcoming months I will be out shaking hands and asking the citizens of the 5th District for their votes.”