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Professional, Experienced, Trained

A lifelong resident of the Carter community, Phil Ballard is a candidate for the Knox County Property Assessor. Having previously served as Property Assessor, he is the most knowledgeable, experienced and qualified candidate for this position.

During his term of office, Ballard achieved a level five assessment certification – Tn Master Assessor designation – which was retired by the State in 2016 upon leaving office. He has been a member of good standing with the International Association of Assessing Officers since 2008. He completed 7 courses for certificates, plus passed a Master’s Exam with Assessment Administration taken at the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill – School of Government.

Phil has a Tennessee Real Estate License and was voted East Tennessee Assessor of the Year by fellow property assessors. As Property Assessor, he implemented significant improvements in technology and staff training, greatly increasing the professionalism of the Property Assessor’s office and making large strides in improving information accessibility and customer service.

He promises to continue his legacy of fair and equitable property assessments in Knox County and humbly asks for your vote in the Republican Primary in March, 2024.

I Care, You Matter!

Campaign News and Events

Carter Food Pantry

Did you know there is now a free food pantry at the Carter Senior Center? It’s a great way to …

Gabe Manning Fundraiser

“Bless the Manning Family” Bowling Tournament was held today at Strike and Strike in Fountain City. …

Campaign Kickoff Event

We had a great campaign kickoff event on August 16th at Holly’s Gourmet Event Center. Lots of …

More Kickoff Photos

More photos from the campaign kickoff on August 16th.

Even more kickoff photos

Yes, we had a lot of visitors! It was really great to spend time visiting with everyone.

Good times at the Powell Festival

There was beautiful weather and a great turnout for the annual Powell Festival, June 23rd and 24th. …

Get out and vote!

It is really important to get out and vote in the upcoming Republican Primary coming up in March, 20…

O’Connor Center Pancake Fest

The O’Connor Senior Center annual Pancake Fest fundraiser is always a great time to enjoy yumm…