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Ketron Resigns Senate; Sworn In As County Mayor Thursday
Ketron Resigns Senate; Sworn In As County Mayor Thursday

State Senator Bill Ketron (R-Murfreesboro) resigned Monday as senator for the 13th District in Tennessee effective August 31, two months before his term of office is set to expire. Ketron will take office as Rutherford County Mayor on September 1 and state law prohibits holding certain public offices at the same time.

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White Defeats Burgess for State Senate's GOP Nomination
White Defeats Burgess for State Senate's GOP Nomination

State Representative Dawn White defeated County Mayor Ernest Burgess for the State Senate, District 13 Republican nomination.

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Burgess to serve one term, donate salary & forgo per diem
Burgess to serve one term, donate salary & forgo per diem

Ernest Burgess, current Rutherford County Mayor and Republican candidate in the 13th senatorial district, announced today his "Rutherford First Pledge" for District 13.

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State Senate 14th District Special Election Coverage
State Senate 14th District Special Election Coverage

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.

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Shane Reeves Wins Special State Senate Election
Shane Reeves Wins Special State Senate Election

Shane Reeves will soon head to Nashville as the newest state senator. This after being overwhelmingly elected by voters in Rutherford and four other counties in District 14.

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Blackburn, DesJarlias to Host Rally for State Senate Candidate Shane Reeves
Blackburn, DesJarlias to Host Rally for State Senate Candidate Shane Reeves

Republican candidate for the state senate district 14 special election, Shane Reeves, announced that Congressmen Marsha Blackburn and Scott DesJarlais will be campaigning with him in Murfreesboro this coming Saturday.

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Shane Reeves Vs. Joe Carr on WGNS this Friday
Shane Reeves Vs. Joe Carr on WGNS this Friday

Two local candidates apparently have two vastly different campaign styles. That being said, it will be interesting to listen to both sides when they hit the WGNS airwaves on Friday morning at 8:10.

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Carr Responds To Reeves'
Carr Responds To Reeves' "Per Diem" Mailer

Joe Carr, one of the two Republican candidates vying for the 14th District State Senate seat vacated when Jim Tracy resigned, responded to a mail piece from Shane Reeves promising to forego per diem if elected.

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State Senate POLITICAL FORUM On WGNS
State Senate POLITICAL FORUM On WGNS

A political forum between 14th District State Senate Republican Primary candidates Joe Carr and Shane Reeves will be on WGNS Friday morning, January 12, 2018.

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New Joe Carr Radio Ads
New Joe Carr Radio Ads

Conservative Republican Joe Carr has launched a new series of radio ads on stations throughout the 14th State Senate District.

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State Rep. Pat Marsh Endorses State Senate Candidate Shane Reeves
State Rep. Pat Marsh Endorses State Senate Candidate Shane Reeves

State Rep. Pat Marsh announced today his endorsement of Shane Reeves for the seat that was vacated by Jim Tracy back in November.

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Special Election Date for Tracy's State Senate Seat Set
Special Election Date for Tracy's State Senate Seat Set

Dates for the special election to fill the open state senate seat for Rutherford and adjoining counties has been set by Governor Haslam.

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State Senate Candidate Shane Reeves Announces Teb Batey as Campaign Treasurer and First Fundraiser
State Senate Candidate Shane Reeves Announces Teb Batey as Campaign Treasurer and First Fundraiser

Republican Candidate for the 14th District Special Election Senate Primary, Shane Reeves, formally announced his campaign treasurer and first fundraiser today led by Campaign Finance Director, Rachel Barrett.

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Tracy Endorses Reeves to Fill His Senate Seat
Tracy Endorses Reeves to Fill His Senate Seat

Former State Senator Jim Tracy, who resigned his position this week to accept a job as state director of the USDA, has endorsed Shane Reeves to replace him.

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Another Local State Senate Seat Open
Another Local State Senate Seat Open

Now that State Senator Jim Tracy has been named Tennessee Director of the USDA, that will leave a void in the upper chamber.

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Shane Reeves to Seek Tracy's Senate Seat
Shane Reeves to Seek Tracy's Senate Seat

Murfreesboro business man and former owner of Reeves-Sain Family of Medical Services, Shane Reeves, intends to run as a Republican candidate for the 14th State Senatorial District.

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Carr Seeks Tracy's State Senate Seat
Carr Seeks Tracy's State Senate Seat

Former State Representative Joe Carr formally announces his candidacy to represent Tennessee's 14th Senate District of the Tennessee General Assembly.

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Another Name Seeks to Fill Ketron's Senate Seat
Another Name Seeks to Fill Ketron's Senate Seat

Add another name to the list of those seeking to replace State Senator Bill Ketron in Nashville. Murfreesboro resident Nicholas Gardner recently announced his intention to run.

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Ernest Burgess Announces Run for State Senate
Ernest Burgess Announces Run for State Senate

County Mayor Ernest Burgess will not seek a fourth term. However, with State Senator Bill Ketron's announcement he'll seek the mayor's position, Burgess says he'll run for Ketron's senate seat.

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Tracy Re-Elected to State Senate
Tracy Re-Elected to State Senate

State Senator Jim Tracy wins the 14th District seat by nearly 35-thousand votes over Gayle Jordan.

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