Friday morning on the Tennessee Star Report, host Michael Patrick Leahy welcomed Tennessee Secretary of State Tre Hargett to the newsmakers line to discuss his efforts to stop HR1 legislation and urged others to call their state representatives.Read More
A woman running for the city council in Clarksville, which is in Montgomery County, voted in an election seven months ago in Dickson County and this was long after she had already moved to Clarksville.
Local and state officials won’t say, at least not yet, if this woman’s actions violate the law.Read More
Rapper Kanye West wants Tennessee officials to place him on the ballot for the 2020 presidential election.
An unidentified person representing West arrived at the Tennessee Division of Elections office Friday. That person picked up a petition that would allow West to run in the Volunteer State, said Tennessee Secretary of State spokeswoman Julia Bruck.Read More
The Tennessee Secretary of State’s Division of Elections recently issued a petition to former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg so his name can appear on Tennessee’s Democratic presidential preference primary ballot on March 3.Read More
In a show of strength for the Tennessee economy, new business filings in the state increased by more than 10 percent in the fourth quarter of 2018, according to a new Associated Press report. “A news release from Secretary of State Tre Hargett’s office Thursday says this was the fourth-straight…Read More
A glitch with the electronic voting machines in Lawrence County delayed the results of last Thursday’s election by almost a day, said county Election Administrator Tanya White. Instead of using a computer, county officials had to tally votes by hand, she said. “Do you know how long it takes to…Read More