Early Voting Begins Friday, July 18

Early voting for the state and federal primaries and county general election begins this Friday, July 18 and will continue until Saturday, August 2.  Utilized by many for its convenience, early voting allows eligible voters to vote at any precinct operated by their local election commission office (you are not bound to the precinct listed … Continued

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Get Registered: Primary Election Voter Registration Deadline Today

We hope that UT Advocates will exercise their right to vote in the upcoming August 7 primary.  If you are not registered to vote, today marks an important deadline.  It is the deadline to register to vote in the August primary election. Recent Tennessee primary election results only amplify the importance of your vote.  Some … Continued

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Who is Running? A Preview of Candidates for Tennessee’s 2014 Election

Yesterday marked the qualifying deadline for candidates running in the 2014 election for Governor, state legislature, and the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate. The candidates in the document below have until April 10 to withdraw. Several members of the current state legislature are not seeking re-election.  In the Senate, these members include Sen. Charlotte … Continued

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Sen. Lowe Finney Won’t Seek Third Term

State Senator Lowe Finney (D-Jackson) announced yesterday that he will not be seeking a third term to the Tennessee State Senate.  Finney currently represents District 27, which includes Madison, Crockett, Dyer, Lake and Lauderdale Counties.  Finney will continue to serve as the region’s state senator until the general election in November 2014. Read Senator Finney’s … Continued

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