Tag: elections

Odom Calls Shenanigans

Gary Odom is not too happy about the recent purges of voters since Republicans took over Election Commissions statewide. To help combat the purges, he and State Senate Sponsor Lowe Finney have introduced HB 3456/SB 3392 which “requires voter registrations…

Change of Heart – Chad Faulkner

It appears that Republican State Representative Chad Faulkner – TN36 has had a change of heart, and decided not to run for Union County Sheriff. From the article: State Rep. Chad Faulkner, R-Luttrell, said Tuesday he will seek re-election to…

New Candidate in TN-06

From the Shelbyville Times Gazette: Marine Capt. Ben Leming of Murfreesboro has filed a petition to run as a Democrat for the congressional seat being vacated by Rep. Bart Gordon. Adviser Jeff Clark told The Associated Press on Monday that…

Todd Mrozek Challenges Matthew Hill

From the Kingsport Times News, welcome to the race Todd Mrozek. Mrozek, a Johnson City resident who works in radio advertising sales, said he wants the job because he’s interested in education. “I’m not one of these people who is…

Budget Delays a Political Play?

Shelby County Commissioner Mike Carpenter thinks so. In an article in this morning’s Commercial Appeal Carpenter takes Interim Mayor Joe Ford to task: “The consequence to delaying the budget will be to provide political cover for those of us on…

New Candidate in HD-79

The Jackson Sun reports that Gibson Co. Mayor Joe Shepard may be seeking the Democratic nomination for State House District 79. From the article: Shepard said this week that he’s ready for a new test in Nashville. Before he was…