It looked like it was going to be close — but by 10 p.m., former economic commissioner Bill Hagerty was a double-digit winner over physician Manny Sethi in the Republican Senate primary.
The Tennessee Supreme Court has overturned a lower court’s ruling that would have allowed all Tennesseans to vote by mail to avoid contracting or spreading COVID-19. That means, if voters want to mail in a ballot for November’s general election, they will need a valid qualification under existing Tennessee state law. Wednesday’s decision does not […]
The August Primary Election is coming up this week and the Republican candidates for the U.S. Senate are in full attack mode.
Election officials in Tennessee have now changed their position on who they deem eligible to vote absentee. The state made its revelation Thursday at a state Supreme Court hearing, after previously resisting expanded mail-in voting.
Over 17,000 people in Davidson County have already voted absentee. The deadline to request this ballot for the August primary election is Thursday, and county officials expect more will sign up. But, many registered voters still have worries about the process.
Democrats in Tennessee are starting to choose their nominee for the U.S. Senate. This time around, three relatively inexperienced candidates are the top contenders for the seat, even when it will be an uphill battle.
Tennessee has launched a campaign to help counties recruit poll workers amid the coronavirus pandemic. About 3,000 have signed up through this initiative. Many of them are teenagers.
For the first election in a decade, Nashville Congressman Jim Cooper is facing a primary. This time, two people are trying to unseat the 15-term incumbent. A former public defender and a small business owner are part of a new wave of candidates trying to change the Democratic Party.
Tennessee was ordered to dramatically expand access to absentee voting last month to protect people from the coronavirus. But as early voting begins tomorrow, the state says that first-time voters still must verify their identities in person before requesting a mail-in ballot.
Both Bill Hagerty and Manny Sethi have been holding in-person events in the middle of a pandemic, with just one month until the August primary. They’re vying to become the GOP nominee in the race for the U.S. Senate.