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I am running for re-election in District 1 here in McMinn County. I was born here; actually at Foree Hospital, some 50, 60 years ago. Came up through McMinn County education, attended Niota, graduated McMinn County High School, attended Cleveland State Community College, and attended Tennessee ...
David Byrd, accused last week by three adult women of sexually assaulting them when they were teenagers, won't resign and has instead announced his campaign for re-election. Byrd, R-Waynesboro, told reporters his intentions to run again after his bill to arm certain teachers in Tennessee died in a ...

NASHVILLE, TN — “To my constituents in the 19th Senatorial District & the great citizens of Tennessee. Today I make my official announcement that I will not seek re-election to the 19th Senatorial District in the upcoming election in August. Even though there is no greater honor than being able to serve and ...
"The Election Assistance Commission is giving Tennessee an additional $7.5 million," Rep. Cooper said. "That means our state will have nearly $36 million to improve our election infrastructure and secure our votes. America's intelligence chiefs say our systems are vulnerable, but Tennessee officials don't ...
NEWPORT—Candidates seeking to qualify for the Cocke County General Election and Tennessee State Primary in August are facing a deadline of noon on ... Cocke County Administrator of Elections Josh Blanchard said his office has issued over 70 nominating petitions for the August 2, 2018 election, with ...
Elections are the events that allow citizens to turn their complaints into action. They are our opportunity to effect change, or to support the status quo. The 2018 elections are particularly important in Tennessee. Gov. Bill Haslam is ineligible for a third term; two-term U.S. Senator Bob Corker has opted to retire; and dozens of ...

Voters in four counties elected Republican Shane Reeves to succeed retired state Sen. Jim Tracy in Tennessee's 14th District. "It was a great victory," Reeves said during a victory party at Five Senses restaurant in Murfreesboro. "I had a great team that helped me. I had a lot of voters. I appreciate them ...
Democrats are hoping a special election in Tennessee on Tuesday will provide yet another barometer into their prospects heading into the 2018 midterm election. Since President Donald Trump's election, Democrats have seen wins in around 40 special elections for state legislative seats across the nation.
This month, residents of certain districts of Oklahoma, Tennessee and Alabama can head to the polls and vote. State-level elections don't have the high profile of federal contests, but they matter — a lot. Just ask the student activists pushing for gun control and getting responses from state legislatures, some ...
Executive Director of the Tennessee Republican Party Michael Sullivan said Atema had only voted in two of the last four statewide primary elections. To contest a ... The deadline for submitting that complaint is five days before the election commission's deadline for removing names from the ballot. Sullivan ...
Tennessee Republican Party executive director Michael Sullivan notified Williamson County Election Commissioner Chad Gray on Feb. 23 that District 4's Tom Atema ... Candidates must have also voted in at least three of the four most recent statewide Republican primary elections. An individual of the ...
Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, left, speaks with Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper at the National Governor Association winter meeting Sunday, Feb. ... parties worried aloud Sunday about the security of America's election systems against possible cyberattacks ahead of this fall's midterm elections, aware that ...
In the latest installment of Kasie DC's “States of Play,” NBC's Vaughn Hillyard goes to Tennessee, where Rep. Marsha Blackburn is hoping ... But new reports suggest Corker is reconsidering, leaving Democrats hopeful that a split vote among Republicans could win Democrats the seat in the midterm elections.Feb.25.2018.
Tuesday, the Tennessee Association of County Election Officials (TACEO) came to the Cordell Hull Building for their Day on the Hill and I got to spend some time with Dan Long and Karen Avilla from the Lincoln County election commission. Summer Leverette and Shelia Allen, our Bedford and Lincoln ...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (localmemphis.com) - Nashville Congressman Jim Cooper says he's sounding an alarm about election security in Tennessee. His comments echo concerns raised this week in Washington. It was blunt warning to state lawmakers about potential peril in state elections this year. “It not just ...
If Corker decides to jump back into the race, it will only get messier. As rumors circulate, Corker has remained quiet, declining to comment on multiple occasions Monday. This midterm cycle, the Senate election map generally favors Republicans. A Democratic win in Tennessee would be unmitigated ...
Hargett said misinformation - not security - is the biggest threat to elections, because voters could lose faith and stay home on election days. He said counties decide whether to use electronic or paper ballots in Tennessee - and regardless of which method they pick - the system and votes are secure. "I don't ...

Tennessee's election systems are safe, despite a call from some Democrats for a multi-million paper ballot backup system, a top election official said Tuesday. "I am very confident our election systems are secure," Tennessee Elections Coordinator Mark Goins said by telephone Monday. "Elections are run ...
Tennesseans for Sensible Election Laws filed a complaint on Sept. 18 in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee against ...
... support systems in the next state budget, which will be his last as governor. Haslam faces term limits and cannot seek re-election in 2018.
More: Tennessee civil rights leaders call on Corker and Alexander to support DREAM Act ... following Trump's election, African Americans were once again "lost at sea" after benefiting ... "It's called the 2018 mid-term elections.
Former State Sen. Mae Beavers, Speaker of the House Beth Harwell and East Tennessee Realtor Kay White each had the stage to themselves.
More: Metro Council special election: Low on voters — high on drama, visions ... Lee, 59, works as a coordinator with the Tennessee Education ...
Haslam can't run for re-election next year because of term limits, and his political future has been the source of much speculation. But the ...
“I'm convinced the people of Tennessee want a governor who is going to be ... Since that decision, the election of a Republican president who ...
The Tennessee Division of Elections has confirmed that local school districts ... someone to fill the District 5 vacancy until next year's election.
New Hampshire, Iowa, Nevada, Georgia, and Tennessee. ... bona fide presidential swing states in the general presidential election. ... and Georgia is perpetually targeted by Democrats in recent presidential elections as a ...
... reporting period, the most among GOP senators facing re-elections next year. ... Tennessee's primary election is scheduled for August 2018.
When it comes to winning elections, however, Tennessee ... began in 1994 with the first mid-term election of Bill Clinton's presidency.
On Thursday, Rhea County Administrator of Elections Tom Davis said all of ... 1, 2018 — Deadline for sheriff candidates to file with Tennessee ...
The Knoxville City Council primary election has set up a historic vote for the .... Cliff Rodgers, Knox County administrator of elections, said on ...
KINGSPORT, Tenn. (AP) – An investigation into election law violations during a municipal election in Tennessee has resulted in charges for ...
An investigation into election law violations during a municipal election in Tennessee has resulted in charges for three people, including a ...
Vouchers are likely to return both at the Tennessee General Assembly in 2018 and in the upcoming gubernatorial election. The issue has been ...
Since Trump's election, they've warned her to steer clear of a list of people that is too long for comfort. The day after the November presidential ...
“Probably Trump doesn't know what he's going to do and will make up his mind very close to the election,” said Browder, a former Democratic ...
... according to Davidson County Elections Administrator Jeff Roberts. More: Metro Council special election: Low on voters — high on drama, visions for Antioch ... Lee, 59, works as a coordinator with the Tennessee Education ...
... condolences to Megan Barry, thanks Tennessee for role in election ... front of the Tennessee Republican Party, the vice president touched on ...
President Donald Trump won Duncan's district by 35 points, and Duncan last won re-election by 51 points. Inside Elections with Nathan L.
According to state attorneys, the sentence means election officials simply compare the number of votes for governor to the votes for an ...
... defense in the 2018 elections, making it all but impossible for them to retake ... Texas or Tennessee, victories that would make their 2012 wins in states ... a bitter and expensive primary in Alabama's special Senate election.
The Registry of Election Finance is set to send a memo to state lawmakers informing them that the only funds they should use for living ...
Similar issues have been on ballots in municipalities throughout the region, both in Tennessee and Georgia, for at least 50 years.
Tennessee state Sen. Mark Green is under strong consideration to be President Donald Trump's pick for U.S. Secretary of the Army, and a decision could be coming soon, according to a source familiar with the discussions.
According to the TBI, Brown initiated a traffic stop and pulled a gun on a driver before unlawfully detaining the driver. Since Brown was acting apparently in an official capacity, we wanted to find out about the purpose and duties of constables in ...
Despite the election being 18 months away, Boyd said he wants to reach the entire state before the 2018 election. Boyd climbed the business world by selling electric fences.
Rutherford County Commissioner Shawn Kaplan recently sold his home and has since moved out of the district he serves, Election Commission records show. When asked about the sale of his home Tuesday morning, Kaplan, who represents District 19, said ...
The president has also recently played defense over his allegation that President Barack Obama wiretapped Trump Tower before the 2016 election, which he offered without evidence. Key members of Congress said Wednesday they have not seen evidence ...
The House intelligence committee says it could resort to subpoenaing the Justice Department if it fails to answer its request for any evidence that President Donald Trump was wiretapped during the election. The committee set Monday as the deadline for ...
NASHVILLE - The Tennessee Senate voted 25-3 Monday night for a resolution chastising the state of California over imposing a ban on state-funded travel to Tennessee and three other states over enactment of various laws criticized by some as being anti ...


 

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