Davidson County

Press release from the Tennessee House Democrat Caucus; September 25, 2012:  NASHVILLE – State Democratic leaders criticized Gov. Bill Haslam for taking $3.4 million in taxpayer money away from Metro Nashville schools over the school board’s refusal to approve Great Hearts Academies. Members of the Davidson County legislative delegation, along with District 20 state Senate […]

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Newsletter from Tennessee Citizen Action; September 13, 2012:  BORKED According to the dictionary for geeks, something is “borked” when it doesn’t work correctly or misbehaves, generally due to negligence by the person(s) that are responsible for it. So just how borked are elections In Davidson County? Well, we’ll know this afternoon [pdf] after the Davidson […]

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Press release from Tennessee Citizen Action; Sept. 5, 2012:  Nashville, Tenn. (September 5, 2012) — A week after Tennessee Citizen Action exposed anomalies in August primary and problems with the Electronic Poll Books used during the primary, the Davidson County Election Commission voted to reject the use of the machines in the November election and […]

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Press release from Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasury; Jan. 26, 2012: Investigation Finds Issues Regarding Operations of the Metro Nashville County Clerk’s Office The Metropolitan Nashville Davidson County Office of the County Clerk repeatedly collected improper fees from citizens, made an improper payment from funds maintained by the office, and engaged in poor payroll record-keeping, an investigation by […]

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Statement from Davidson County District Attorney; Jan. 25, 2012: Davidson County District Attorney General Torry Johnson today confirmed that he has received the State Comptroller’s audit of the Davidson County Clerk’s office. Johnson requested that audit, along with a TBI investigation, in July 2011, as a result of news stories and anonymous allegations to the […]

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New census numbers underscore a more diverse Tennessee, a struggling Memphis, and booming Williamson and Rutherford counties. Both counties’ growth exceeded 44 percent compared with the last decennial count; Williamson’s population at the 2010 census topped 183,000; Rutherford’s, 262,000, according to census data compiled by USA Today. Rutherford County Mayor Ernest Burgess attributed the surge […]

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Jeff Yarbro lost the District 21 election recount to Douglas Henry, 5,734 votes to 5,717.

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Rutherford County forgot to open up early voting locations on a Saturday in mid-July, but government officials don’t expect the blip will make a difference in the 6th Congressional District primary vote tallies.

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