Tennessee Primary Results from our Region

Aug 8, 2014
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Here is a list of unofficial election results from our listening region submitted by county election commissions to the Tennessee Coordinator of Elections:

The Tennessee General Assembly has delayed consideration of ending primary elections for the U.S. Senate. Several lawmakers say voters need time to weigh-in on possibly losing their power to pick party nominees.

A few top-ranking Republicans have gotten on board with Frank Niceley’s proposal for the state legislature to again pick Senate candidates. Niceley said Tennessee should lead what he calls a band of “small red states” to help send more conservative lawmakers to Washington and “save America.”

Democrats in the Tennessee House of Representatives have written a letter to elections officials asking how many people were given improper ballots or were otherwise prevented from voting in the August 2 primary.  Twenty-five House Democrats signed the letter yesterday saying it is "unacceptable" to deny registered voters full participation in elections.  The lawmakers want Secretary of State Tre Hargett to respond to questions about how many voters received the wrong ballot, whether there is a uniform procedure to make voters aware of how to obtain the correct ballot and how many people w

Tennessee Primary Winners

Aug 3, 2012

Six congressional incumbents defeated their challengers in Tennessee's primary election. Republican Representatives Chuck Fleischmann and Diane Black won their races, following some of the state's toughest campaigns. The other winners were Republican Representatives Jimmy Duncan in the 2nd District, Stephen Fincher and Timothy Dixon in the 8th District and Scott DesJarla is in the 4th District. Democratic Representative Steve Cohen prevailed in the 9th District.

Board of Elections Certifies Primary Count

Jun 8, 2012
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The Kentucky State Board of Elections certified the results yesterday from the recent May 22nd primaries across the Commonwealth.

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Kentucky has become the latest in a growing number of states where Democratic voters have chosen not to vote for President Obama in primary elections.

Calls to the state attorney general’s election fraud hotline are running higher than a year ago.  By mid-afternoon, 16 complaints had been received.

No more four day sangria binges. Talk about cruel and unusual punishment.

NPR reports Spain's government will move any holidays that fall on Tuesday or Thursday to Monday, essentially eliminating the four day weekend.

It's Primary Day

May 22, 2012

Kentuckians will have their say in several political races today, including late input in the Republican presidential primary.

The Texas group Republican Liberty Caucus is endorsing Patrick Kelly in the Sixth Congressional District Republican primary. Kelly is running against 2010 candidate Andy Barr for the seat.