Month: August 2012

One House, Two Different Precincts

The Nashville City Paper reports another case of one house but two different voting locations. Exiting a Glencliff-area polling place Thursday morning where she had just voted in the Democratic primary, Virginia Welch picked up on a procedural error in…

Tennessee Voters

The Associated Press talks to voters today. I’m not going to pull a quote from it but the whole piece is rather fascinating on how people vote, and why.

The Story Of Sen. Joe Haynes

From the Senator himself on the TNDP website on his family’s experience voting today: Barbara was asked for her photo identification. She doesn’t have a photo on her driver’s license so she provided the election workers with her state-issued retirement…

Robert Meyers Isn’t Hiding

Got to give him credit, but Robert Meyers isn’t hiding from the media regarding voter problems in Shelby County. Jackson Baker with the story. Give this to Robert Meyers, the mild-mannered and much-beleaguered chairman of the Shelby County Election Commission:…

Facetime Important For Some Voters

More from Blake Farmer in Nashville who is talking to folks coming out to vote. A very interesting perspective about one voter saying she wants face time with candidates.   Poll workers in Davidson County are calling turnout “light but…

Super PACs Keep The Ads Rolling

Blake Farmer at WLPN has a story about how Super PACs in Nashville have been rolling out the political ads. A few Super PACs are keeping political ads – most of them negative – on the air in Tennessee through…

Bruising Primaries In Nashville

A lot of money and harsh words happening in primaries in Nashville. WSMV with the story: One of the most heated congressional primaries is between U.S. Rep. Diane Black and challenger Lou Ann Zelenik for the 6th District of Tennessee.…