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Taylor makes it a two-party race

There will be a contested general election in the 3rd Congressional District. Bill Taylor announced his candidacy for the Democratic Party nomination on Thursday. James Harrison reports: Taylor, who called himself a Democrat in the tradition of former Gov. Phil

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Posted in U.S. House Elections

A TN-03 taxonomy

My, how time flies. Two years ago this month, a new blog was added to Chattarati.com called, simply enough, the “TN03 Election Blog.” Its solitary purpose: to track the candidates and issues in the election of a new U.S. Representative

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Posted in Tennessee Federal Elections, U.S. House Elections

A decade in Tennessee politics: Turning a redder shade of purple

The first decade of the twenty-first century is ending, and though there is no rule that says retrospectives must be timed to coincide neatly with flips of pages in man-made calendars, such is, in practice, when they are written. Following

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Posted in Ballot Initiatives, Political News, Tennessee Federal Elections, Tennessee State Elections, TN Gubernatorial Elections, TN House Elections, TN Senate Elections, U.S. Senate Elections

And justice 4-all: Hamilton County Commission deadlocked on mayor vote

The Hamilton County Board of Commissioners met this morning to decide a replacement for County Mayor Claude Ramsey, who is leaving local government to serve in Governor-elect Bill Haslam’s administration. No replacement was selected today, however, because the vote and

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Posted in Hamilton County Elections, Learn Civics

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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Posted in Political News

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