Month: November 2013

Thanks to you

I’d like to say a huge “Thank You!” to all who read this site, those who suggest ways to make it better, and those who put up with my pedantic commentary. I hope your holiday is filled with laughter and

Posted in Meta

Thanks, in part

Below are Thanksgiving Day messages from some of our public officials. President Barack Obama: "On behalf of the Obama family, I want to wish everybody a very happy Thanksgiving." —President Obama — Barack Obama (@BarackObama) November 28, 2013 Gov. Bill

Posted in Governing

Holleman folds in game of 21

Nashville-Davidson Metro Councilman Jason Holleman bowed out of the race for an open Senate seat created by Sen. Douglas Henry’s retirement, reports Pith in the Wind. His exit leaves attorney Jeff Yarbro and progressive activist Mary Mancini.

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County primary qualifying opens with two dozen-plus candidates

Twenty-five petitions were picked-up on Friday, Nov. 22 as candidates began collecting signatures of registered voters in order to qualify to run for office in the May 6, 2014 Hamilton County primary elections. Fifteen of them are incumbents seeking re-election,

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The dates, initial forms, and team you need in your run for office

The fourth of seven is online. I’m really hopeful that a few of you take this matter to heart and decide to act. Now that qualifying has begun (for county primary elections), I’m watching for new names to show up

Posted in Learn Civics, Local Elections