Tag: Gerald McCormick

Strictly redistricting (say that five times really fast)

While several states have adopted new district maps, and more are in the approval process, Tennessee’s redistricting progress is slowed by partisanship and secrecy. Here are some thoughts about what we do know at this point.

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I know what your elected officials did last week

Because I clearly hate myself, I am going to try writing a weekly digest that highlights key moments in our elected officials’ public lives. If you have an idea for a catchy series title, provide it below. In the state

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The powered of the county

The 2010 elections now are fading into memory, and the national campaigns for 2012 have already begun, so this seems as good a time as any to assess Chattanooga’s clout as measured by the roles our elected officials will be

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Post-Mumpower struggle

David Oatney examines the potential for a three-way struggle among House GOP Caucus members to determine their next leader, who could end up Speaker of the House in the 107th General Assembly. Rep. Gerald McCormick, a Hamilton County legislator in

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