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April 8th, 2014 by pcdpvol

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County Primary Election Season is Here!

April 8th, 2014 by pcdpvol

May 6th is the Election Date.  Early Voting is April 16 – May 1.

Democratic Candidates:

County Executive – Kim Blaylock (incumbent)

Trustee – Freddie Nelson (incumbent)

Sheriff – candidate withdrew

Circuit Court Clerk – Marcia Borys (incumbent)

County Clerk -

  • Nancy Ellen Bryant
  • Keith Marie Farley

Register of Deeds – Harold L. Burris (incumbent)

Chancellor – Ronald Thurman (incumbent)

Road Supervisor – Randy Jones (incumbent)

Circuit Court Judge, Part I – Amy Hollars (incumbent)

Circuit Court Judge, Page II – Randall A. York

Criminal Court Judge, Part I – William Fred Roberson, Jr.

Criminal Court Judge, Part II – no candidate

Attorney General – Tony Craighead

Public Defender – David N. Brady (incumbent)

General Sessions Judge, Part I – Nolan Goolsby (incumbent)

General Sessions Judge, Part II – John Hudson (incumbent)

County Commission -

District 1 – David “Crock” Randolph

District 2 – no candidate

District 3 - no candidate

District 4 – Greg “Red” Ray

District 5 -

  • Anna Ruth Burroughs (incumbent)
  • Johnnie Wheeler

District 6 – Reggie Shanks (incumbent)

District 7 -

  • Mike Medley (incumbent)
  •  Joe A. Trobaugh (incumbent)

District 8 – Danny Holmes

District 9 – no candidate

District 10 -

  • Kevin Maynard (incumbent)
  • Carol Vinson

District 11 – Marsha Bowman (incumbent)



Sample Democratic Ballot for County Primary Election on May 6, 2014

April 8th, 2014 by pcdpvol

TNDP Chair Roy Herron’s Statement on Raumesh Akbari’s Victory in State House District 91 Race

November 21st, 2013 by TNDP

Memphis — Following the announcement that Democratic candidate, Raumesh Akbari, won the special election race for Tennessee’s open State House District 91 seat, Tennessee Democratic Party Chairman Roy Herron released the following statement:

Representative Akbari has won a clear victory, but it’s the people of Memphis who are the real winners. Today [...]

Herron Calls for Rules to Protect Taxpayers from ‘Exploding’ Contracts, Insider Dealing

November 15th, 2013 by TNDP

Comptroller Rebukes Haslam Contract with Business Partners

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee Democratic Party Chairman Roy Herron called for new rules to protect taxpayers from insider contracts that keep growing — and padding the contractor’s pockets.

The state comptroller’s office Wednesday issued what reporters called a “scathing” review of a contract Gov. Bill Haslam’s administration gave to [...]

National Political Strategist Alan Secrest Joins Tennessee Democratic Party

November 5th, 2013 by TNDP

Party Adds Secrest, Three Tennesseans for 2014 Campaigns

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee Democratic Party Chairman Roy Herron today named Alan Secrest, a top national Democratic strategist and pollster with Tennessee ties, as the Party’s new Executive Director and Research Director beginning January 2014.

Three local professionals — Mark Epps, Nikki Holland and Heather [...]

Devastating Impact of Congressman DesJarlais’ Shutdown Becomes Clear

November 5th, 2013 by TNDP

No Guarantees He Won’t Do It Again

As Congressman Scott DesJarlais heads home for vacation, the impact of his reckless priorities and the harm it is inflicting on middle class families is becoming more clear — and Congressman DesJarlais refuses to guarantee House Republicans won’t do it all again.

With only 16 working [...]

Fitzhugh: Haslam Creates Health Purgatory

November 4th, 2013 by TNDP

The following column by State House Democratic Leader Craig Fitzhugh appeared Nov. 3, 2013 in The Commercial Appeal

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam says we have plenty of time to deal with Medicaid expansion.

His administration plays down the rush to provide some 330,000 Tennesseans with quality, affordable health care coverage. The governor [...]

Congressman Cohen Introduces Legislation to Protect Tenn. Voters

October 24th, 2013 by TNDP

Memphis Democrat Hopes to Counteract Harmful Voter ID Law

Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) today introduced the Voter ID Accessibility Act to mitigate the harmful and potentially disenfranchising effects of the unfair, burdensome and restrictive Tennessee voter ID law. Late last week, the Tennessee Supreme Court upheld the law, which requires Tennesseans to present selected photographic [...]

House Democrats Tell Haslam to Listen to GOP Governors Expanding Medicaid

October 23rd, 2013 by TNDP

In what must be ironic news to the 330,000 Tennesseans waiting for a decision on Medicaid expansion, Governor Bill Haslam was chosen to Chair the National Governors Association’s Health and Human Services Committee along with vice-Chair Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin.

“This could be terrific news for Tennessee,” said House Democratic Leader Craig Fitzhugh. “Six [...]