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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Higher Education Budget Hearing to Occur Nov. 13

In addition to being Election Day, November 6th marks the beginning of the Governor’s FY 2013-2014 Budget Hearings.  The hearings will be held over the course of one week, with higher education scheduled for Tuesday, November 13th at 9:30 A.M. CST.  All proceedings are accessible live online at www.tn.gov. Governor Haslam provided a brief preview … 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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