Election 2014

Election 2014 Results Roundup

Gov. Bill Haslam took his re-election easily, amassing 70 percent of the vote in both the state and in Rutherford County. His Democratic opponent, the largely unknown Charles V. “Charlie” Brown, got 23 percent of votes around the state...

Tennessee Voters Approve Amendment 2

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee voters OK constitutional amendment enshrining merit selection for appellate judges. The constitution has said that Supreme Court justices “shall be elected by the qualified voters of the state.” But...

Voters Approve Constitutional Income Tax Ban

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Voters have approved a change to the Tennessee Constitution that would prohibit lawmakers from imposing a state income tax. The last serious attempt to impose a state income tax failed in 2002 amid raucous Capitol protests...

Amendment 4 Approved by Tennessee Voters

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Voters approve constitutional amendment allowing charitable gaming fundraisers for veteran groups . A 2002 constitutional amendment that created a state lottery for college scholarships dictated which groups could hold...

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