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With Forrester’s Exit, Questions Loom for State Democrats

With Forrester’s Exit, Questions Loom for State Democrats

October 25, 2012 at 3:47 pm

The chairman of Tennessee’s Democratic Party says he won’t run for reelection this coming January. During Chip Forrester’s four years in charge, Democrats lost control of the governor’s office, along with numerous seats in the state legislature and in Congress.

TNDP to Consider Henry/Yarbro Recount Monday

August 18, 2010 at 5:05 pm

Tennessee’s Democratic Party has agreed to consider a recount in this year’s closest state senate race, between a veteran Nashville lawmaker and his young challenger.

Bill Would Take Primary Election Outcomes Away From State Parties

March 16, 2010 at 10:29 pm

A bill to rein in the power of the executive committees of Tenneessee’s state political parties has been approved by a state House subcommittee. The measure will keep the parties from changing the outcome of primary elections.

Democrats Still Searching for Viable Candidate in Race to Replace Gordon

February 22, 2010 at 8:23 am

There are still no Democrats who’ve announced they’ll run to take the seat of retiring Congressman Bart Gordon. The state party says it’s still looking.

Rutherford County Scraps Primaries to Save Money

December 22, 2009 at 5:02 pm

Rutherford County political parties have agreed to forego a primary election next May in order to save money.