The Marion County Democrats will hold an open house event later this week as they get ready for the upcoming general election. County Party Chair Anita Martin says she has sent an invitation to the campaigns of all candidates seeking votes in Marion County inviting them to the event. Attendees will have the opportunity to sign up to volunteer, request an absentee ballot, ask questions and have issues addressed. The open house will take place on Friday from 2-7pm at the new headquarters located at 304 North Sherman Street in Knoxville. For more information you can call Anita at 218-4699.