Newly Elected Davidson County GOP Chair Jim Garrett on Top Priorities and Hope for Conservatives of Middle Tennessee

Davidson County Republican Party

Tuesday morning on the Tennessee Star Report, guest host Ben Cunningham welcomed newly elected GOP chair for the Davidson County Republican Party Jim Garrett to the newsmakers line to weigh in on what it’s like being chair in a blue county and his mission moving forward.

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Craft Hayes Named New Finance Chairman for Davidson County Republican Party

Tennessee Star

  The Davidson County Republican Party has appointed a new finance chairman. Craft Hayes, who was tapped for the position, received “resounding support” from the executive committee, according to a news release posted Aug. 15 on the county party’s Facebook page. The executive committee includes Melissa Smithson, who became chairman in…

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Sanctuary Cities, Ft. Negley To Be Discussed Saturday At Southeast Nashville Conservatives’ Breakfast

Two hot topics in Nashville will be discussed Saturday at the Southeast Nashville Conservatives’ Breakfast. Sanctuary cities and the proposed redevelopment plan for Ft. Negley will be addressed by guest speakers. Metro Councilman Robert Swope will speak on the council’s recent push to make Nashville more welcoming to illegal immigrants.…

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Davidson County Republican Party To Host Social Event July 20

The Davidson County Republican Party will host a social event July 20 at Clyde’s on Church in downtown Nashville. The announcement on Facebook of the “Eat, Drink and Be Republican!” event describes it as “our first of many social meetups.” The invitation says the social hour will be a chance to “meet…

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Davidson County Republican Party Opposes Proposed City Ordinance To Restrict Cooperation With Immigration Officials

The Davidson County Republican Party is urging people to call their city council representative to voice opposition to proposed legislation limiting Nashville’s cooperation with federal immigration officials. On its Facebook page Wednesday, the party chapter posted the roll call from Tuesday’s vote advancing the legislation. The Metro Council voted 25-8 to…

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Davidson County Republican Party Names New Chair After Previous Leader Deemed Ineligible

  Melissa Smithson has been tapped to chair the Davidson County Republican Party after former chairman Tres Whittum was found ineligible, reports the Nashville Post. Whittum, who is an analyst for state Sen. Bo Watson (R-Hixson), was elected to lead the party in February even though there were concerns about his…

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