Nashville’s Final Two Mayoral Candidates Pick Up Endorsements from Former Competitors Ahead of Runoff

Nashville mayoral candidates Freddie O’Connell and Alice Rolli have both picked up endorsements in the past week from former candidates in the race that failed to make it to the runoff election, scheduled for Thursday, September 14.

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Huey: If Nashville Republicans, Christians, and Libertarians Vote, Republican Alice Rolli Can Win the Mayoral Race

Digital marketing expert and creator of the conservative Craig Huey joins host Michael Patrick Leahy in-studio on Monday’s episode of The Tennessee Star Report to outline who – among the 12 candidates – has a real chance to win the Nashville mayoral election; who is running the smartest campaign; and who is behind the well-financed efforts to push Nashville – and Tennessee – to the far Left.

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Democrat State Sen. Heidi Campbell Condemns GOP Legislators’ Call to Cancel Red Flag Special Session

Tennessee State Senator Heidi Campbell (D-Nashville) is condemning a group of Republican state lawmakers for signing onto an open letter urging Governor Bill Lee to cancel the special legislative session that the governor called earlier this month.

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Jim Gingrich Leads Nashville Mayor’s Race in Fundraising, Data Shows

New Data by the Davidson County Election Commission compiled by Axios shows how much cash each candidate running for Nashville Mayor has on hand through the first quarter of this year.

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Removing IRS Agents and Increasing Border Patrol Agents at the Forefront of TN-5 GOP Nominee Andy Ogles’ Race

Wednesday morning on The Tennessee Star Report, host Leahy welcomed former mayor of Maury County Tennessee and GOP nominee for Congress in TN5 Andy Ogles in studio to discuss the race between he and Democrat Heidi Campbell.

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TN-5 Democrat Nominee Heidi Campbell Emphasizes Her Support for Abortion

At a small pro-abortion rally held on Wednesday at Legislative Plaza in downtown Nashville, TN-5 Democrat nominee State Senator Heidi Campbell (R-Nashville) emphasized her support for abortion in a speech she gave.

Campbell gave the speech on the eve of when Tennessee’s anti-abortion law The Human Life Protection Act, which was triggered due to the U.S. Supreme Court’s overturning of Roe v. Wade, goes into effect.

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Political Consultant Discredits Democrat Heidi Campbell’s Internal Poll Showing Lead over Republican Andy Ogles

Political consultant Ward Baker of Baker Group Strategies issued a memo calling Tennessee 5th Congressional District Democrat nominee Heidi Campbell’s internal poll “bogus.”

Campbell’s campaign released on Monday what it called internal poll results that showed the Democrat TN-5 candidate with a 3 percent lead over Republican nominee Andy Ogles.

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State Senator Heidi Campbell Is Effectively the Democrat Nominee for TN-5

State Senator Heidi Campbell (D-Nashville) is effectively the Democrat nominee in the race for Tennessee’s 5th Congressional District seat.

Two candidates submitted qualifying petitions signatures to the Tennessee Secretary of State’s office, Campbell and Justicia Rizzo. The Secretary of State’s office lists on Campbell’s petitions signatures as approved.

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Democrat State Senator Heidi Campbell Enters Race for TN-5

Democrat State Senator Heidi Campbell (D-Nashville) filed papers with the Federal Election Commission establishing her as a candidate for Tennessee’s 5th Congressional District.

Democrat political consultant Chip Forrester is her campaign treasurer.

Campbell, the former mayor of Oak Hill in Davidson County, was first elected to the Tennessee State Senate in 2020, defeating then-incumbent Republican State Senator Steve Dickerson.

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Controversial Juvenile Court Judge Donna Scott Davenport Announces Retirement

Rutherford County Juvenile Court Judge Donna Scott Davenport announced this week she would not seek reelection in 2022. This follows backlash she received from a ProRepublica article on her court practices published in October 2021, and new legislation recently filed for consideration of her removal.

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Middle Tennessee Post Offices Hit By ‘Incredibly Rare’ Burglaries One Day Before Election

One or more people broke in and vandalized six post offices in Middle Tennessee either Sunday night or early Monday morning, one day before an election where some people voted using absentee ballots.

Nathaniel Sims, a spokesman for the U.S. Postal Inspector in Brentwood, told The Tennessee Star in an email Thursday that people don’t generally break into postal facilities.

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