Click here to use our voter lookup tool to find your polling place Election Day polling places: Click Here To cast a ballot, Hamilton County voters need to bring valid photo identification. A Tennessee driver license or photo ID issued by the Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security, Tennessee state government or the federal
The first step to making your voice heard on Election Day is registering to vote or making sure your registration is up to date. The deadline to register before the Nov. 8 State and Federal General Election is Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022. Fortunately, it has never been easier to register to vote in Tennessee. Registering
Secretary of State Leads Tennessee Voter Registration Efforts During National Voter Registration Month
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – During National Voter Registration Month, Secretary of State Tre Hargett’s office is leading voter registration efforts in Tennessee with its 2022 Tennessee College Voter Registration Competition, Ann Dallas Dudley Award and Your Vote Matters program. “Twenty years ago, Secretaries of State from across the nation established National Voter Registration Month,” said Secretary
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Election Day is Thursday, September 15, 2022 for the City of Chattanooga Council District 8 Run-Off Election. Polls will be open from 8am to 7pm EST. YOU MUST BE A REGISTERED VOTER WHOSE RESIDENCE IS IN CITY COUNCIL DISTRICT 8 TO PARTICIPATE. You must go to your local precinct to vote on Election Day. Only
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State Political News
- Gov. Bill Lee's administration to ask Tennessee lawmakers for approval on toll lane studyThe Department of Transportation believes the best solution to solving traffic congestion and infrastructure needs could be toll lanes.
- Tennessee senators, religious leaders oppose marriage act over religious liberty concernsFinal Senate vote for bill enshrining same-sex marriage rights threaten religious liberty, Tennessee political and religious leaders contend.
- Analysis: How the TN GOP made gains in 2022 − with at least a bit of help from gerrymanderingFor Republicans, 21 of the state's House districts shifted in their favor. They gained two seats and now control 75 of the 99 state House districts.
- Senate passes landmark legislation protecting same-sex marriage rights: recapThe legislation still needs final House approval, but Senate passage marks a key milestone in efforts to enshrine gay-marriage rights in law.
- Blackburn calls on FTC to enforce law after Taylor Swift, Ticketmaster bot debacleU.S. Sen. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., sent a letter to the FTC asking how it plans to combat the use of online bots in concert ticket sales.
- Former state Sen. Brian Kelsey pleads guilty to two federal charges in campaign conspiracyThe case was moving toward a January trial when Kelsey's co-defendant pleaded guilty to a single federal charge in October.
- Tennessee textbook commission nears deadline to issue 'age-appropriate' school library guidanceA politically appointed commission could ultimately issue statewide blanket bans of challenged books, if complaints are escalated to the state level.
- Analysis: Nashville now has three U.S Congress reps. How will they represent the city?After gerrymandering, the GOP represents Nashville in the U.S. Congress for the first time in 140 years, but the reps have few ties to the city
National Political News
- Ron DeSantis gets the frontrunner treatmentOn Wednesday alone, two BIG articles about Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis were published.
- 10 Cards Charging 0% Interest Until 2024
- DOJ wants 'all' transcripts and evidence in House January 6 probe, Garland saysThe Justice Department is seeking access to "all" transcripts and other evidence collected in the House January 6, 2021, investigation, Attorney General Merrick Garland said Wednesday.
- Judge scolds Justice Department for its slow investigations at hearing for Rep. Matt Gaetz's convicted associateA federal judge scolded the Justice Department on Wednesday over what he characterized as slow-moving investigations during a hearing for one of GOP Rep. Matt Gaetz's former associates, saying the probes have "no end in sight."
- January 6 committee to discuss potential criminal referrals at Friday meetingAs the House select committee investigating the January 6, 2021, US Capitol attack stares down a fast-approaching deadline to complete its work, members are scheduled to have a key meeting on Friday to discuss its final report as well as the possibility of making criminal referrals, multiple sources tell CNN.
- First on CNN: US considers dramatically expanding training of Ukrainian forces, US officials sayThe Biden administration is considering a dramatic expansion in the training the US military provides to Ukrainian forces, including instructing as many as 2,500 Ukrainian soldiers a month at a US base in Germany, according to multiple US officials.
- UntitledThe House Ways and Means Committee now has six years of Donald Trump's federal tax returns. CNN's John Berman speaks with Trump biographer David Cay Johnston about what they could reveal about the former president.
- House committee receives Donald Trump's federal tax returns from IRSThe House Ways and Means Committee now has six years of Donald Trump's federal tax returns, ending a yearslong pursuit by Democrats to dig into one of the former president's most closely guarded personal details.