Category: Tennessee State Elections

Fitz who?

Or, the A-B-C’s of primary voting Of course you and I know who Rep. Craig Fitzhugh is, the banker from Ripley whose tenure in the House of Representatives spans a couple of decades, and who currently serves as House Minority

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Logos, slogans, and no-go’s

As the race to become the next Governor of Tennessee reached the one-year mark from the primary elections, U.S. Rep. Diane Black became the latest Republican to join businessmen Randy Boyd and Bill Lee, Sen. Mae Beavers, and House Speaker

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Brooks is done

A small list of House seats that will not have an incumbent in 2018 added one member yesterday, when Rep. Harry Brooks announced that he is retiring from his District 19 seat. Brooks also donated his campaign treasury contents to

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Cui bono?

Tennessee Senator Mae Beavers

After Sen. Mae Beavers announced that she is running for governor, Mark Rogers mused about who might be urging her candidacy in order to stymie Sen. Mark Green’s bid. Here is a list of signatories pleading for Green’s re-entry into

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Election Day 2016 Links with Commentary

It’s tempting to start with the election for president, but that’s a rabbit hole to be saved for later in the post—or maybe for its own post. So here are some musings about local, state, and federal elections. Ballot initiatives

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