Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jason Martin says that now that he’s won the primary, he’ll work with his former opponents to try to remove Republican Gov. Bill Lee from office.
With primary elections all wrapped up we now know which Middle Tennessee congressional candidates will face-off in the general on November 8.
Davidson County Election Commissioner Jeff Roberts answers your questions about voting registration, voting rights and what people can expect at the polls.
All 99 seats in the Tennessee House of Representatives and half of the 33 seats in the state Senate are on the ballot. In many cases, incumbents are a lock to win their primary and proceed on to November, but there are still a few races worth watching. Here’s what you need to know about them.
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.
Gov. Lee did not disavow comments from his education advisor Larry Arnn, who said teachers are trained in the ‘dumbest parts of dumbest colleges’ and mocked diversity and inclusion efforts. Now, teachers across Tennessee are demanding an apology.