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August 7th, 2014 4:55 am by Staff Report

Voters, candidates, campaigners and precinct workers were all found in good number Thursday at the polls.

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Campaign finances don't reveal winners and losers

Campaign finances don't reveal winners and losers

August 6th, 2014 8:59 pm by Gary B. Gray

The amount of legal tender in a candidate's poke reveals many things: Who the givers are, where the money comes from and who outspends whom.

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5 things to know for Election Day in Tennessee

5 things to know for Election Day in Tennessee

August 6th, 2014 9:32 am by Associated Press

Early voting brought out record numbers. More than 550,000 ballots were cast from July 18 through Aug. 2.

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Ex-Congressman Bill Jenkins slams effort to oust Tennessee Supreme Court chief justice

Ex-Congressman Bill Jenkins slams effort to oust Tennessee Supreme Court chief justice

August 6th, 2014 8:55 am by Hank Hayes, NET News Service

"I think I have a good idea of what a judge ought to be" - Bill Jenkins.

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Kingsport legislator Shipley touts bill that would allow property to be de-annexed from 'greedy' cities

Kingsport legislator Shipley touts bill that would allow property to be de-annexed from 'greedy' cities

August 6th, 2014 8:48 am by Matthew Lane, NET News Service

Shipley plans to co-sponsor a bill in next year's Tennessee General Assembly that will allow people to remove their property from past annexations.

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Ramsey's big wallet: Tennessee Supreme Court races see spending spike

Ramsey's big wallet: Tennessee Supreme Court races see spending spike

August 5th, 2014 9:41 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

The governor appoints justices and voters decide whether to keep them for full eight-year terms. Only one justice has ever lost.

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District 7 candidates debate

District 7 candidates debate

August 5th, 2014 12:26 am by Max Hrenda

Three days before the state's Republican primary election - and three days after the conclusion of early voting - two of the three candidates for the District 7 seat of the state House of Representatives appeared before an assemblage of Washington County

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Local early voting rises 15 percent over 2010 figures

Local early voting rises 15 percent over 2010 figures

August 4th, 2014 11:59 pm by Gary B. Gray

Early voting numbers for Thursday's state primary and county general elections this year are significantly higher locally than 2010, the last year in which similar elections were held.

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Carriger opts out of District 7 debate

Carriger opts out of District 7 debate

August 3rd, 2014 12:07 am by Max Hrenda

One of the challengers for the Republican nomination for the District 7 seat in the state House of Representatives will not be participating in a debate scheduled to take place three days before the Thursday primary election.

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Snubbed GOP members, candidates gather for open invitation event

Snubbed GOP members, candidates gather for open invitation event

August 2nd, 2014 11:48 pm by Max Hrenda

In response to an invitation-only Republican "hoedown" conducted on Washington County Mayor Dan Eldridge's private farm, area Republicans who didn't make the guest list conducted an event of their own

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