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Raumesh Akbari wins House District 91 special election

Ballot access scores symbolic victory Voters in part of Shelby County went to the polls in a special election that was called after the late Rep. Lois DeBerry passed away. Democratic Party nominee Raumesh Akbari, an attorney, won handily over

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Posted in TN House Elections

It’s not my party, but I’ll run if I want to

What party should you choose when running for office? For some, this is a no-brainer, but I invite you to check out the choices anyway. If you’re not sure, the third installment in the “Ready to Run” series is up

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Posted in Learn Civics

Federal court ruling allows Tomasik to run as Libertarian Party candidate

The same judge who in 2012 declared parts of the state’s ballot access laws unconstitutional has issued an injunction requiring the Shelby County Election Commission to list Jim Tomasik as a Libertarian Party candidate in the upcoming House District 91

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Posted in Election Laws, TN House Elections

Socialism in Memphis

In today’s third party news, the Memphis Socialist Party will hold its General Meeting on Sunday, August 18th at 4:00 p.m. The group will meet at the Otherlands Coffee Bar at 641 S. Cooper St. View Larger Map

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Five ways to Tuesday

The Nashville Scene has produced a handy flowchart to help you decide which third party presidential candidate to support this election. I think its decision questions could use a little re-engineering, but it’s not without value. And it does help

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Posted in Tennessee Federal Elections