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County primary qualifying opens with two dozen-plus candidates

Twenty-five petitions were picked-up on Friday, Nov. 22 as candidates began collecting signatures of registered voters in order to qualify to run for office in the May 6, 2014 Hamilton County primary elections. Fifteen of them are incumbents seeking re-election,

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Gravitt first to enter race for House District 30

An open state House of Representatives seat created by Rep. Vince Dean’s decision to run for Hamilton County Criminal Court Clerk has drawn its first candidate. On Monday, East Ridge City Councilman Marc Gravitt told the Hamilton County Pachyderm Club

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Vince Dean exiting House to run for Criminal Court Clerk

Rep. Vince Dean, a former East Ridge mayor who joined the state Legislature following the late Rep. Jack Sharp’s passing, has announced that he will run for the Republican nomination for Hamilton County Criminal Court Clerk in May 2014. The

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Political news roundup

The month of November began on Friday, but since that’s not a great day to put out news releases, Monday was really the kickoff. Here’s a little of what went on. U.S. Rep. Chuck Fleischmann may see another challenge from

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Today in ‘maybe’: a roundup of potential candidates in Tennessee

January 3, 2014 is the first day to pick up petitions to run for state and federal office here in Tennessee. Hamilton County holds its primary elections in May, so the first day to pick up for those offices is

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