Elections

  Judge: New voter signup penalties create ‘chilling effect’

A federal judge handed down tough criticism on Tennessee's new restrictions for signing up voters while refusing to dismiss a legal challenge surrounding the new law set to take effect in October

Polling Problems: Voting in metro area gets off to bumpy start

Paul Rose wins District 32 special election

  Ruling blocks Instant Runoff Voting for October elections

  TN Election official: IRV cannot be implemented

  Election Day: Thursday is special primary election for Tennessee State Senate District 32

  Memphis Mayor Strickland will seek re-election

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Hernando legislator enters race for governor

Petal mayor pulls out of race for governor after wife’s cancer diagnosis

Congressman Steve Cohen announces plans to seek re-election in 2020 and 2022

  Special election set for District 32

State Sen. Sara Kyle considering bid for Lamar Alexander’s Senate seat

  Cindy Hyde-Smith wins Mississippi U.S. Senate runoff election

President Trump, Cindy Hyde-Smith take the stage at Biloxi campaign rally

The moment that so many people have been waiting for is finally here. President Trump arrived at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum in Biloxi for the campaign rally for Cindy Hyde-Smith.

  President Trump tells Mississippi crowd Cindy Hyde-Smith is ‘America First’ candidate

One day before Mississippi’s special runoff election for U.S. Senate, President Donald Trump is visiting the Magnolia state to campaign for Republican Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith.

  Mississippi election officials ready for runoff election Tuesday

Polls across Mississippi open Tuesday at 7 a.m. in the runoff election, and DeSoto County Election Commissioners said they’ll be ready.

Mike Espy winds down campaign before Tuesday’s Senate runoff

Inside the restaurant he greeted a few voters, as well as the media.

  Mike Espy, Cindy Hyde-Smith debate Tuesday night for U.S. Senate seat

  Shelby County Democrats help Mike Espy in Mississippi runoff

  Candidates won’t concede until all provisional ballots counted

  Marsha Blackburn defeats Phil Bredesen to win U.S. Senate seat

  Tennessee candidates make final stop in Mid-South

  160,000 expected to vote in Tuesday’s election

  More than 168,000 Shelby County residents participated in early voting

Thursday, Nov. 1 was the last day of early voting in Tennessee. If you didn’t make it before polls closed, you will have to wait until election day to cast your ballot.

  Cunningham faces off against incumbent Bunker for Lakeland mayor

In a city of more than 12,000 people, a contentious mayoral race is brewing.

  State Senate race between incumbent Kelsey, St. Jude researcher Salinas enters final stretch

The race for Tennessee Senate in District 31 in Memphis has eyes of political pundits in Nashville and Washington, D.C.

Candidate sound off: Roger Wicker

Roger Wicker answers questions ahead of next Tuesday's midterm election.

Candidate Sound Off: David Baria

David Baria answers questions ahead of next Tuesday's midterm election.

  Mailer calls out neighbors for not voting

With just one week until the Mid-Term election, some voters are getting a report card that scores how often they go to the polls.

Poll: Blackburn edges ahead of Bredesen in tight Tennessee Senate contest

New numbers released continue to show a neck-and-neck race in the showdown for Tennessee Senate.

  Political campaigns turn to text messages to recruit votes

As "Decision 2018" kicks into high gear, so are all those robo-calls and text messages.

  Early voting across Tennessee sets new records

In less than one week, more than a half million people across the state of Tennessee have cast their ballots Election Day.

  Tennessee, Mississippi among states most difficult to vote in

A new study reveals two Mid-South states are in the bottom three for the most difficult states in which to vote.

  Election commission responds to voter issues at the polls

Tennessee Democrats are crying foul. They claim Democratic voters are being suppressed in Shelby County and statewide, and they want things to change.

  Problems at the poll: Candidate’s name knocked off ballot

Big words on the Shelby County ballot caused big problems for election officials Friday night.

  Jennifer Lawrence criticizes Memphis’ IRV referendum

A Memphis city leader is not happy with Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Lawrence.

  Decision 2018: Voters to weigh in on term limits for city officials

One of the referendums on the November 6 ballot is the issue of term limits for Memphis mayor and Memphis City Council members.

  Political analyst weighs in on first Tennessee gubernatorial debate

Tennessee's top gubernatorial candidates faced off Tuesday night in the first of three debates before the November election.

  Candidates for Tennessee governor prepare for debate Tuesday

Republican Bill Lee and Democrat Karl Dean, both candidates for Tennessee governor, will debate for the first time on Tuesday.