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Decision 2014

Caucus to decide nominee for Memphis Senate seat


While several potential candidates have expressed interest in running to succeed state Sen. Jim Kyle, the Shelby County Democratic Party has decided to forgo a primary and decide the nominee through a caucus. More>>

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DesJarlais holds election lead in Tenn. count


Scandal-battered U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais is holding onto his narrow lead as election officials wrap up the count of provisional ballots from last week's Republican primary. More>>

Tennessee Justice Bivins to campaign for amendment


Newly installed state Supreme Court Justice Jeff Bivins is campaigning Thursday in favor of a ballot measure to amend the Tennessee Constitution to maintain merit selection of appeals judges. More>>

Recorded call raises questions if sheriff threatened job Video included


Former school resource officer Josh Smith said he received a call from Mark Gammons on May 10 after Smith's father put a sign up in his own yard supporting Gammon's opponent, Butch Avera. More>>

Former Macon County sheriff's employees meet with TBI Video included

The four former employees terminated on the day after Macon County Sheriff Mark Gammons was re-elected met with the TBI on Monday, asking them to investigate what they call politically-charged firings. More>>

New Maury County sheriff has unlikely background Video included


A couple of rocking chairs in the town park of Santa Fe in Maury County is where longtime K-9 Deputy Bucky Rowland launched his campaign with a catchy tune sung by his daughters. More>>

Attorney: sheriff's employees firings politically motivated


The attorney for four employees in the Macon County sheriff's department said their termination is a direct result of their families' participation in the sheriff's opponent's campaign. More>>

4th Congressional District race still too close to call Video included


Scandal-plagued Tennessee Rep. Scott DesJarlais and challenger Jim Tracy's race is still too close to call as election officials in the largely rural 4th Congressional District tally outstanding votes. More>>

New 24th District DA inherits Bobo case, meth problem Video included


Hansel McAdams' 16-year run as district attorney of Tennessee's 24th District ended at the hands of Matt Stowe, a young Harvard Law School graduate who has lived there for just five years. More>>

New faces on Metro, Williamson Co. school boards


There will be a shake-up on the Metro and Williamson County school boards. More>>

Voters reject domestic benefits in Chattanooga


Voters in Chattanooga have rejected a proposal to allow health benefits for domestic partners of city employees. More>>

State Sen. Stacey Campfield loses seat in primary


After losing his seat in Thursday's election primary, Republican Sen. Stacey Campfield posted a blog that said "that was fun" and featured a YouTube video of Frank Sinatra singing "My Way." More>>

Alexander wins GOP primary; DesJarlais race close Video included

Lamar Alexander won the Republican nomination to a third term in the U.S. Senate, while a challenge to scandal-plagued U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais was too close to call Thursday. More>>

GOP ballot bid fails to oust high court judges Video included

Three Democratic state Supreme Court justices withstood a conservative effort Thursday to oust them from the bench and possibly tip the political scales of Tennessee's highest court. More>>

Rep. DesJarlais holds on in TN despite scandals Video included


With all precincts reporting, Rep. Scott DesJarlais and challenger Jim Tracy were separated by a 33-vote margin. More>>

Sen. Lamar Alexander fends off tea party in Tenn.


Republican Lamar Alexander became the latest U.S. senator to fend off a tea party challenge in a primary race Thursday, defeating a state lawmaker who had used a familiar tactic in trying to cast him as an out of touch... More>>

Polls close in Lincoln Co. TN


One of the key races on Thursday night's ballot is for Mayor. Voters are also deciding on a referendum which would change the form of county government. More>>

Congressional races top Tennessee primary election


Republican voters will decide whether to re-nominate Lamar Alexander, a 40-year veteran of Tennessee politics, to a third term in the U.S. Senate. More>>

Alexander looks to fend off Tenn. GOP challengers


After losing his first bid for Tennessee governor 40 years ago, Lamar Alexander shed his blue suit and buttoned-up appearance for a plaid shirt and hiking boots, and embarked on a 1,000-mile walking tour around the state. More>>

Decision 2014: Poll times and contact information

Click for information on when the polls are open in your Middle Tennessee county. More>>

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