tennessee democratic party http://wmot.org en Tenn. Primary Results Suggest Both Party's are in Disarray http://wmot.org/post/tenn-primary-results-suggest-both-partys-are-disarray <p>NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP/WMOT) &mdash; The Tennessee Democratic Party is disavowing the nomination of Mark Clayton, saying the little-known candidate belongs to a hate group.</p><p>During Thursday&#39;s primary elections Clayton won the right to challenge Republican U.S. Sen. Bob Corker for one of Tennessee&rsquo;s Senate seats this fall.</p><p>The party says Clayton received the most votes only because his name appeared first on the ballot.</p> Mon, 06 Aug 2012 17:42:46 +0000 AP/WMOT 14121 at http://wmot.org Dems. Say 11,000 Tenn. Voter Histories Altered or Deleted http://wmot.org/post/dems-say-11000-tenn-voter-histories-altered-or-deleted <p>NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP/WMOT) &mdash; Tennessee state elections officials have agreed to stop purging inactive voters from the rolls until after the November election.</p><p>Tennessee Democratic Party spokesman Brandon Puttbrese says when the party compared an older voter list with the newly purged list they discovered something odd.&nbsp;</p><p>Puttbrese says the state is required to keep a ten-year-long voting history on file for every Tennessee voter. But after the recent purge, 11,000 voter records had been partially or completely erased. Puttbrese explains why that&rsquo;s important.</p> Tue, 19 Jun 2012 16:47:50 +0000 AP/WMOT 12261 at http://wmot.org Democratic View of 107th General Assembly http://wmot.org/post/democratic-view-107th-general-assembly <p>MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)&nbsp; --&nbsp; WMOT News is asking news makers from across the political spectrum to comment on the just ended 107<sup>th</sup> Tennessee General Assembly. Today the views of State Democratic Party Communications Director Brandon Puttbrese.</p><p>While this legislative session was the first in decades that Tennessee Democrats found themselves in the minority, Puttbrese says the Party did enjoy some legislative victories.</p> Thu, 10 May 2012 16:36:58 +0000 Mike Osborne 10760 at http://wmot.org