State Senator Douglas Henry to Retire

The longest-serving member in the history of the Tennessee General Assembly has officially announced that he will not be running for reelection in 2014. State Senator Douglas Henry (D-Nashville), age 86, will continue to serve the remainder of his current term.  He represents the State’s 21st Senatorial District. Beginning his legislative career in 1955, Henry … Continued

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2012 General Election Wrap Up

The 2012 General Election was historic on a number of levels, the most notable being that the nation’s first African-American President was re-elected. Tennessee moved opposite of the nation’s popular vote and elected a super majority to both the state house and senate. Tennesseans did mirror the national trend of rural areas and counties supporting … Continued

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Election 2012: New Members of the TN General Assembly

Note: This listing of new members is based on unofficial election returns provided by the Tennessee Department of State.  The list will be updated as needed based on final election results as reported by the Secretary of State’s Office. Tennessee House of Representatives: New Members Timothy Hill (R), House District 3 Hill is a graduate … Continued

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Early Voting Ends Tomorrow, Election Day November 6

In-person early voting ends tomorrow, November 1, in Tennessee.  To date, the overall early voting turnout amounts to over 1.2 million Tennesseans.  This figure represents the second-highest early voting turnout in Tennessee history, having surpassed November 2004, the last election involving an incumbent president, reports Secretary of State Tre Hargett. Voters with questions regarding the … Continued

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Early Voting Begins October 17

Early voting begins on Wednesday, October 17 in Tennessee and will continue until Thursday, November 1.  Utilized by many for its convenience, early voting allows voters to select any early voting location operated by their local election commission office (you are not bound to the precinct listed on your voter registration card). As of January … Continued

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