Here are the Blogs in the Elections category.
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Friday, 21 June 2019
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  Los Angeles County has started the process of removing from its registration rolls an estimated 1.5 million inactive voters who have moved, died or become ineligible to cast a ballot, an effort to comply with federal election law and a court settlement with Judicial Watch, a conservative watchdog. The ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/21/2019 7:35 AM by Bobbie Patray
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Monday, 25 March 2019
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The United States isn’t a “democracy.” Though every American should have learned this fact in high school civics class, the smart set still like to ridicule people who point it out—such a cliche and all. Today we see why the left has worked to convince Americans that majoritarianism is a profound ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/25/2019 9:41 AM by Bobbie Patray
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Monday, 25 March 2019
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Former Rep. Beto O’Rourke believes abolishing the Electoral College is a wise idea—apparently knowing better than the founding fathers. Responding to a question posed by MSNBC correspondent Garrett Haake about getting rid of the Electoral College, O’Rourke said he “sees a lot of wisdom in that" idea.  “I ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/25/2019 9:39 AM by Bobbie Patray
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Monday, 25 March 2019
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Elite Democrats are finally coming out against one of the most profoundly anti-democratic institutions in the U.S. political system — the electoral college — and it’s about time. It’s not that Democrats as a whole have ever believed in the electoral college. But until now, the ones with the highest ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/25/2019 9:37 AM by Bobbie Patray
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Monday, 25 March 2019
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Tuesday on CNN’s “Right Now,” Rep. Steve Cohen (D-TN) discussed Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) call to abolishing the Electoral College for presidential elections in favor of a national popular vote. Cohen said, “The country is different than it was when the Constitution was drafted. When the Constitution ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/25/2019 9:34 AM by Bobbie Patray
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Monday, 25 March 2019
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Through the electoral college, Donald Trump claimed the presidency even though Hillary Clinton won the popular vote. In response, many people have called to abolish the electoral college and have the presidency decided by a popular vote, including several hundred thousand MoveOn.org petitioners. In ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/25/2019 9:33 AM by Bobbie Patray
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Monday, 10 December 2018
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Tennessee House Democrats have selected leadership for the upcoming legislative session, choosing Rep. Karen Camper in a historic election for House minority leader. Camper, D-Memphis, becomes the first African-American to serve as Democratic Party leader in the House. She replaces House Minority Leader ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/10/2018 8:43 AM by Bobbie Patray
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Monday, 10 December 2018
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A release from the five-member Senate Democratic Caucus: NASHVILLE – State Sens. Jeff Yarbro and Raumesh Akbari were elected to head the Senate Democratic Caucus in leadership elections Tuesday. “This caucus will fight for every Tennessean to have a shot, a shot at a good education and a good ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/10/2018 8:39 AM by Bobbie Patray
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Monday, 10 December 2018
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NASHVILLE, Tennessee – Widely seen as the favored candidate, State Representative Glen Casada easily won the three-way race for Speaker-Elect with 43 of 73 votes, setting the tone for the other mainly predictable 11 elections held during the House Republican Caucus meeting held Tuesday. As current ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/10/2018 8:38 AM by Bobbie Patray
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Monday, 10 December 2018
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Just as state House Republican lawmakers did last month, their counterparts in the Senate on Monday picked a longtime Williamson County lawmaker to serve in a key leadership role.  Sen. Jack Johnson, R-Franklin, was elected to serve as the upper chamber's next majority leader.  Johnson, who was ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/10/2018 8:26 AM by Bobbie Patray
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Wednesday, 28 November 2018
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Primaries are not for everyone. They are for the members of each party to nominate who will represent their party in the general elections – the candidates that best represent the beliefs and platform of that particular political party. Should the members of the Rotary Club allow the members of the ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/28/2018 10:09 AM by Bobbie Patray
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Wednesday, 28 November 2018
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State Rep. Karen Camper (D-TN-87) has been elected by the Tennessee House  Democratic Caucus to be the House minority leader for the 111th General Assembly. The Tennessee Journal On the Hill reported the election Monday. The Memphis politician is the first black to be elected the House’s Democratic ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/28/2018 7:00 AM by Bobbie Patray
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Friday, 16 November 2018
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The votes are still being counted, but it’s clear the 2018 elections featured historic turnout thanks to a president who drove both parties to the polls. The midterms were massive in both raw vote totals and participation rates. According to the Associated Press, an estimated 113 million Americans ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/16/2018 9:00 AM by Bobbie Patray
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Wednesday, 14 November 2018
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A release from Gov.-elect Bill Lee: FRANKLIN, Tenn. – Today, Tennessee Governor-elect Bill Lee announced several key leadership positions for his Transition Team and Inaugural Committee. The announcement comes a day after the launch of a new transition website – transition.billlee.com – which seeks ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/14/2018 5:40 PM by Bobbie Patray
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Monday, 12 November 2018
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“Newly Elected Muslim Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib Wore Palestinian Flag at Primary Victory Celebration,” by Kristinn Taylor, Gateway Pundit,November 7, 2018: Democrat Palestinian-American Rashida Tlaib was draped in a Palestinian flag as she celebrated her primary victory with supporters in August. ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/12/2018 7:01 PM by Bobbie Patray
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Monday, 12 November 2018
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Congressional Districts with booming foreign-born populations sent some of the most far-left, socialist Democrats to Congress in the midterm elections this week. On Tuesday night, congressional districts that have been dramatically changed by mass immigration elected Democrats like Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/12/2018 6:58 PM by Bobbie Patray
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Monday, 12 November 2018
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Minnesota Democratic Congressman Keith Ellison won Tuesday’s election to be the state’s next attorney general despite being weighed down by accusations of domestic violence. MPR News called the race for Ellison with about 94 percent of precincts reporting with him leading 49 percent to 45 percent ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/12/2018 6:56 PM by Bobbie Patray
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Monday, 12 November 2018
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Republicans added reliable conservatives in the U.S. Senate and picked up several Freedom Caucus members in the House according to a post-election analysis by a conservative activist. Ken Cuccinelli, the former Virginia attorney general, shared his views Wednesday morning with the "Sandy Rios in ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/12/2018 6:51 PM by Bobbie Patray
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Monday, 12 November 2018
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Last night's elections were a mixed bag. Republicans expanded their majority in the Senate and despite a net-loss of governorships won the biggest contests – Florida and Ohio – of the night. Still, Democrats, riding a small but tenacious wave of discontent claimed enough Republican-held seats ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/12/2018 6:46 PM by Bobbie Patray
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Thursday, 8 November 2018
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Some of Phil Bredesen’s most ardent supporters are so furious over his election loss Tuesday they’re threatening to pack up and leave Tennessee forever, according to public posts they’ve made on social media. According to those posts, some of them are sounding the alarm to progressive thinkers all ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/08/2018 7:56 AM by Bobbie Patray
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