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Supreme vote of confidence, or a game of chance(ry)

One of the most important local elections almost no one ever talks about is the Chancellor post. As an attorney friend (oxymoron? heh!) recently put it, the person who serves as chancellor becomes extremely important to you the instant your

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Posted in Hamilton County Elections, TN Judicial Elections

Gawrys explains

If you, like me, were wondering why activist Steve Gawrys chose to challenge incumbent Rep. Charles Sargent in the GOP primary for the 61st House District, you could have listened to the Ralph Bristol show on 99.7 WTN Nashville. But

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Posted in TN House Elections

It’s official; we have a governor’s race

If a tree gets re-elected in a forest with no one running against it, does it make so much as a ripple on the public’s sonar? Well never fear, dear Tennesseans; now hear this. Gov. Bill Haslam may have dodged

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Posted in TN Gubernatorial Elections

Off to the races!

Candidates may begin picking up petitions today for Tennessee House and Senate, for U.S. House and Senate, for Governor of Tennessee and assorted other races. One name we won’t see on the list of gubernatorial candidates is Sara Kyle. The

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Posted in Tennessee Federal Elections, Tennessee State Elections

Northeast Tennessee primary challengers make it official

It’s not exactly breaking news, but it’s now official that two incumbent House members in Upper East Tennessee (Far East Tennessee? What’s the preferred nomenclature?) will see challenges in next year’s Republican primary. Clayton Stout is running against freshman Rep.

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Posted in TN House Elections

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