Beginning Friday, eligible Tennesseans can request a ballot to vote absentee by-mail for the Aug. 6 State and Federal Primary and County General election without ever leaving their home.
The presidential race... Republicans and Democrats - With more, here is MTSU Professor Dr. Larry Burriss...
Tuesday's election of La Vergne Alderman Jason Cole as mayor over incumbent Dennis Waldron means a vacancy on the board.
Tuesday is election day and if early voting is any indication, turnout is expected to be very heavy.
We will have "LIVE" election coverage on WGNSRadio.com Tuesday, beginning at 7pm.
School students from all three grand divisions of the state have cast their votes in the statewide races for Governor and U.S. Senate.
Early voting for the November midterm elections ends at Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018. The Election Commission precinct will close at 7PM on Thursday while all other early voting locations close at 6PM (see addresses below).
Kent Syler, Political Science Professor at MTSU, talks local, state and national politics with NewsRadio WGNS. He discusses many issues that will face voters not only today (Thursday 8-2-18) in the county general and state primary, but in the state and federal general election in November.
City Cafe patrons weigh in on the upcoming election, showing some races will be very close if their straw poll ballots are any indication.
Early voting is over and the push to Thursday is on. Alan Farley predicts "record vote", and huge savings in cost of election!.
With political campaigns in their final weeks, early voting for the August 2nd county general and state primary elections is underway. It will end July 28th.
Local voters will head to the polls Tuesday in the Rutherford County Primary. Election Administrator Alan Farley reports 8,217 voters cast their ballots during the early voting period.
The deadline has come and gone for those wishing to run in the August 2nd elections. See whose running for local and state offices.
U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) Tuesday (4/3/18) received confirmation that the omnibus funding bill recently passed by Congress releases $7.5 million in fresh funding for election security in Tennessee.
Get up-to-the-second vote totals, reports and more from Rutherford County and the four other counties that make up State Senate District 14. The race is between Republican Shane Reeves and Democrat Gayle Jordan.
Former Rutherford County prosecutor Nathan Nichols announced his candidacy for Circuit Court Judge today. Nichols is seeking the Republican Party's nomination for the position during the May 1, 2018 primary.
Rutherford County election officials have announced that they have enhanced the campaign financial disclosure reporting process...
A new state law that went into effect January 1st will allow Rutherford County to participate in a pilot project for establishing convenient voting centers.
You may not want to think about the next election, being fresh off the 2016 campaign. But Rutherford County Election Administrator Alan Farley tells NewsRadio WGNS we will have what's called convenient vote centers.
Municipal elections in Smyrna and La Vergne were on the ballot.
MTSU Political Science Professor Kent Syler, former chief of staff for former U.S. Congressman Bart Gordon, answers some important questions on this election day.
NewsRadio WGNS has complete coverage of the local scene. Check out local interviews from election night.
Scott DesJarlais will return to Washington, representing Rutherford County in the nation's capitol.
Republican Tim Rudd is the winner of the race to replace Rick Womick in the 34th State House District.
Dr. Bryan Terry will again represent the 48th State House District in Nashville.
Republican Dawn White will retain her seat in the state House in the 37th District.
Republican Mike Sparks won a fourth term to the state House of Representatives.
A write-in candidate will fill a vacant seat on the Eagleville City Council.
State Senator Jim Tracy wins the 14th District seat by nearly 35-thousand votes over Gayle Jordan.
What is often called the "Super Bowl of Elections" is Tuesday -- the presidential election. Here in Rutherford County, election administrators have been working hard to make sure the county's 49 precincts are prepped and ready to go.
United States Attorney David Rivera announced that Assistant United States Attorneys (AUSA's) Henry Leventis and Steve Jordan will lead the efforts of his office in connection with the Justice Department's nationwide Election Day Program for the upcoming November 8, 2016, general elections...
Interest in the November 8th presidential election is very high and the numbers show it. A 74-percent voter turnout is expected in Rutherford County.
Announcing his bid for a third term today, Smyrna Town Council Member Tim Morrell said he wants to continue his work toward improving the quality of life for his fellow residents.
Lisa Eischeid beats eight other opponents to become the new General Sessions Judge, Part Four.
State Representative Mike Sparks easily won the Republican nomination in the state House District 49 race. This despite what he calls negative print media coverage.
We have 11 election night interviews you can listen back to from the coverage on NewsRadio WGNS.
Voter turnout for the August 4th state and federal primary and city/county general election was a dismal 5.86%.
We caught up with many folks during our election coverage. Check out the photos here.
Republican U.S. Congressman Scott DesJarlais has won re-nomination to another two year term.
Tim Rudd won the approval of Republicans in State House District 34 in a race to determine who replaces Representative Rick Womick.
It was a race to the wire for a Rutherford County Road Board seat. Doug Bodary defeated incumbent Randal "Bubba" Jones by just 39 votes.
Incumbent Jeff Jordan has won election to the Rutherford County School Board, after being appointed to the position two years ago.
Despite an uncontested race for Murfreesboro City Council, there will be a new face on the governing body.
Five candidates ran for four seats on the Murfreesboro City School Board. Incumbent chairman of the board Butch Campbell was the top vote getter.
Local attorney Lisa Eischeid will announce this week that she will be running in the upcoming August 4th election for Rutherford County General Sessions Judge, Part 4.
The deadline has come and gone for those planning to seek office for positions that will be on the August 4th ballot.
Voter turnout for the Presidential Preference Primary in Rutherford County was very high.
Rutherford County Road Superintendent Greg Brooks retains his position for four more years, defeating challenger Robert Alsup in the Republican Primary.
Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton closed in on their party's presidential nominations by racking up big wins on Super Tuesday. Rutherford Countians followed suit, by choosing the two frontrunners over the rest of the field.
Super Tuesday Coverage from NewsRadio WGNS, complete, final election totals, with special reports from the Rutherford County Election Commission and nationally from CBS Radio News.
Election Day for the primaries is March 1, 2016. MTSU Professor of Journalisim Larry Burris weighs in on the political hotbed of the South.
Early voting continues in the presidential preference primary election. Are you planning on voting? Do you think all citizens should vote?
Rutherford County Election Administrator Alan Farley told News Radio WGNS the ballot may be confusing, but poll workers cannot answer questions about the ballot itself...
Need a free ride to the polls to vote on Tuesday in Murfreesboro? Rev. Dwight Ogleton told NewsRadio WGNS...
More than 200,000 Tennesseans have taken advantage of the opportunity to vote early for the Nov. 4 elections.
Early voting for the November 4th general election will begin Wednesday and continue through October 30th.
It looks as if the Murfreesboro City Council seat, left vacant by Judge-Elect Toby Gilly can be filled by an election November 4th.
The polls in Rutherford County will be open from 7AM to 7PM, Thursday August 7th. Do you know where your polling precinct is located?
The Rutherford and Cannon County Bar Association (RCCBA) released the results of a member poll for the Rutherford and Cannon County August 7, 2014 General Election.
The Rutherford County Election Commission will meet tonight (Monday) at 5pm to discuss replacing fired Election Administrator Nicole Lester.
A total of 13 names have made the list in the job search to replace former Rutherford County Elections Administrator Nichole Lester. The job pays just over $92,000 annually.
Rutherford County General Sessions Court, Part I Judge Ben Hall McFarlin announced his re-election bid. “I love what I do, and I’m making a difference,” McFarlin said.
Voter turnout in the GOP primary here in Rutherford County was extremely low. In fact, only 2-point-one-three-percent of the county's registered voters took part in the election. The total number of votes cast on Tuesday was 15,074.
The straw poll for the Republican Primary in Rutherford County at the City Café is underway now...
The Rutherford County Election Commission report shows that Shane McFarland won the Mayoral race by a 68.09% margin to Ron Washington holding 31.69% of the votes.
Murfreesboro residents are voting for a new mayor, council and city school board. Tuesday is election day. With Mayor Tommy Bragg announcing his retirement, voters will choose between Councilman Shane McFarland and Vice Mayor Ron Washington to lead the city.
The Rutherford County Election Commission report shows that Shane McFarland won the Mayoral race by a 68.09% margin to Ron Washington holding 31.69% of the votes. See the rest...
Democrats will field five candidates after caucusing over the weekend. The executive committee selected candidates for Sheriff, Circuit Court Clerk, County Clerk, General Sessions Judge Part III and one of 21 county commission seats.
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