Monthly Archives: July 2010

2010 Voter Guide: Tennessee Senate Republican Primary

Every two years, the even- and odd-numbered districts in the Tennessee State Senate take turns being up for election. There are 33 total seats, which means that either 16 or 17 seats are up each time. This year, the 17

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Posted in Tennessee State Elections, TN Senate Elections

2010 Voter Guide: Tennessee Senate Democratic Primary

Every two years, the even- and odd-numbered districts in the Tennessee State Senate take turns being up for election. There are 33 total seats, which means that either 16 or 17 seats are up each time. This year, the 17

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Posted in Tennessee State Elections, TN Senate Elections

Fresh Basil

Basil Marceaux Sr., the suddenly popular perennial candidate from Soddy-Daisy, is interviewed by the AP’s Erik Schelzig. A new video was also posted today.

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Posted in Tennessee State Elections, TN Gubernatorial Elections

Jean Howard-Hill will not go gently into that good election night

Cross-posted from Chattarati. Jean Howard-Hill, a former political science professor at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, said that a move by Chuck Fleischmann to get candidates to help him close ranks against major rival Robin Smith is “bad politics,”

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Posted in U.S. House Elections

How to address your local government

If you’ve ever been to a Chattanooga City Council meeting, you may have witnessed the end of a session, where citizens can freely address their elected representatives on the council. Sometimes there is a valuable exposition of ideas; all too

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Posted in Learn Civics

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