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For Carr, no news is not necessarily good news

The Gannett news organization last night filed an update on the Republican primary race for U.S. Senate in Tennessee, only there is not much to glean from it in terms of major developments. Basically, Rep. Joe Carr still hopes he

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Posted in U.S. Senate Elections

Minor parties continue to challenge ballot access laws

The Constitution Party of Tennessee and the Green Party of Tennessee have filed suit in federal court to ask that an earlier ruling which gave them a rather tenuous hold on ballot access be upheld; and that other provisions be

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Posted in Tennessee State Elections

Steck in the middle with you (Greens)

The Tennessee Secretary of State’s office has published the list of minor party candidates for the November election. They’re all together on a separate file from the Republican, Democratic, and independent candidates. All but one of the candidates are nominees

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Posted in Tennessee Federal Elections, Tennessee State Elections

Constitution convention

Surely you know that the Republican National Convention will take place in Tampa, and the Democratic National Convention will be in Charlotte; but did you know that there is a national political convention here in Tennessee, and that it’s happening

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State plans appeal of minor party ruling, seeks stay

UPDATE: The stay is denied. (Original post follows)

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Posted in Political News