Special election called. Kleinheider has the details. As he notes, this will be a battleground, and Republicans have a chance to put another notch on their slim majority pistol.

UPDATE: Sean Braisted looks at the numbers in the district and predicts an uphill battle for Democrats. (The earlier John Litz announcement doesn't help, either.)

UPDATE: Tom Humprey reports that Curt Cobb's brother Ty will run for the seat. How cool would it be for a state legislature to have not one but two representatives named Ty Cobb?


Post new comment

The content of this field is kept private and will not be shown publicly.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.

More information about formatting options

This question is used to make sure you are a human visitor and to prevent spam submissions.
Enter the characters shown in the image.

Upcoming events:

TN Progressive

TN Politics

Local Media Blogs

Shopper Columns

Local News

News Sentinel

Alt Weekly

State News

.GOV Updates

Wire Reports

Site Statistics

Last 7 days:
  • Posts: 17
  • Comments: 198
  • Visits: 9,860
  • Pageviews: 22,507
Last 30 days:
  • Posts: 72
  • Comments: 743
  • Visits: 37,912
  • Pageviews: 81,971