KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT)- If you're a Democrat living in Knox County, Friday night was your night.
Over 300 people packed the Foundry, in Downtown Knoxville, for the annual Truman Day Dinner.
Following a tasty meal, the Pledge of Allegiance was said.
The gathering is the local Democratic party's largest event and fundraiser.
The state's party chairman says he is very positive about the up-coming elections.
The message put out by several speakers including Mayor Madeline Rogero and State House candidate Gloria Johnson, were meant to inspire Democrats to get out the vote, in this year's up-coming elections.
Chip Forrester, the state's Democratic Chairman said, "There is Republican fatigue, Mitt Romney has not been able to enthuse Republicans, our Presdient has been able to do great things moving
the country in the right direction. Pulling us out of the ditch so we feel positive November 6th will be a great day for Democrats in Tennessee".
Among those in attendance were former Knoxville Mayor Randy Tyree, and State Representative Harry Tindell.