Incumbent Republican Mark Green has retained his seat in the U.S. House for Tennessee’s 7th Congressional District after his Democratic opponent, Odessa Kelly, conceded the race.
Nashville election officials are moving to make sure voters cast ballots in the correct midterm contests.
With primary elections all wrapped up we now know which Middle Tennessee congressional candidates will face-off in the general on November 8.
When the Republican-controlled Tennessee legislature gathered to redraw congressional maps earlier this year, they wanted to gain a seat in the U.S. House. So they spliced Davidson County into three more rural, Republican-leaning districts.
Members of the Tennessee congressional delegation have started to express their thoughts about the military situation in Iran. Their comments have split mostly along party lines. But, at least one Republican wants Congress to have a say in the strategy.
Listen A Tennessee lawmaker who recently questioned the effectiveness of vaccines has received backlash — and even prompting a state department to weigh in.
Gov. Bill Haslam issued a statement Thursday saying he will not run for U.S. Senate, altering the calculus of the race to replace the retiring Republican Bob Corker and other races down the ballot. So far, two other politicians have announced their decisions later in the day as well.
Listen Tennessee Senator Bob Corker has his first Republican challenger next year — if he decides to seek re-election. Conservative activist Andrew Ogles announced Thursday that he’s running for the seat, which Corker has held since 2007. Others might not be far behind.