Author Archive for T. Sharp

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…

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.…

Why Your Vote Matters

The Mountain Press throws some truth on why each vote is important and throws in a bit of history. In 1894, a Del Norte, Calif., constable was seated by one vote. In 1882, a supervisor won his seat in that…

Straight Out Of Bristol

That’s not a lot of voters. While only a small fraction of Sullivan County’s registered voters are expected to  cast ballots in today’s election, it will  be an important test for ballot candidates and election officials, the county’s election administrator…

The History Of Retaining Judges

The retaining history of judges is explained in an absolutely fantastic editorial by Chattanooga’s Joe Lance. It may not be the sexiest of election stories, but it is important. “Shall [name of judge] be retained or replaced in office as…

Not An Endorsement

Jackson Baker with the story about a mailer sent out yesterday in Memphis where it appears there was an endorsement, but there wasn’t. A campaign flyer for state Rep. G.A. Hardaway, one of the candidates in the hotly contested House…