9:00 AM Jul 30, 2014
(Submitted to The Democrat) District 14 Wilson County Commissioner Jeff Joines discovers his campaign signs were sliced Friday night in Gladeville.
Vandals destroyed several yard and political signs belonging to District 14 Wilson County Commissioner Jeff Joines throughout the Gladeville area Friday night, and it’s another example of something that’s become all too common during election season.
4:00 PM Jul 25, 2014
The turnout is strong for early voting in Wilson County, and voters are finding short wait times and friendly poll officials at all four early voting sites, according to Administrator of Elections Phillip Warren.
7:00 PM Jul 23, 2014
(Kimberly Jordan • Lebanon Democrat) Tennessee Supreme Court Justice Connie Clark addresses a crowd at a judicial retention rally at Cumberland University on Tuesday. Clark encouraged the attendees to ‘find the 22 judges on the ballot and vote to keep all of us.’
Cumberland University played host to a retention rally for Tennessee Supreme Court justices Tuesday.
9:00 AM Jul 22, 2014
Wilson County’s early voting is off to a strong start.
2:00 PM Jul 18, 2014
District Attorney General Tommy Thompson, seeking re-election Thursday, said his office continues to focus on its duty to prosecute those who violate the law but added that the process is getting more and more challenging as the counties that comprise his district register high-growth rates and see a steady change in their respective demographics.
9:00 AM Jul 18, 2014
Clark Boyd
Editor’s Note: The following is a series of questions and answers taken verbatim from a Lebanon Democrat questionnaire recently filled out and returned by each candidate in the District 17 state Senate race. The Democrat will publish the responses from candidates in this and other races leading up to the Aug. 7 general election.
8:00 AM Jul 18, 2014
Early voting for the Aug. 7 federal and state Republican and Democratic primaries and the Wilson County General Election begins today.
2:00 PM Jul 17, 2014
Early voting begins Friday for the Aug. 7 federal and state Republican and Democratic primaries and the Wilson County General Election.
12:00 PM Jul 17, 2014
Linda Armistead, a long-time educator who retired in 2012 from the Wilson County school system, seeks the Zone 4 seat on the Wilson County Board of Education, which represents Districts 4, 10, 23, 24 and 25.
11:00 AM Jul 17, 2014
Jerry Lowery, a public school educator announced his run to represent the 6th Congressional District of Tennessee.
4:00 PM Jul 16, 2014
(Submitted to The Democrat) A sea of voting machines fills the old Lebanon High School gym ready for early voting and Election Day.
Wilson County election commissioners Monday inspected and sealed the voting machines to be used for early voting and the 31 Election Day precincts for the Aug. 7 federal and state Republican and Democrat primaries and Wilson County general election.
12:15 PM Jul 16, 2014
William Glover
William Glover III announced his candidacy for re-election as District 19 Wilson County commissioner in the Aug. 7 election.
11:00 AM Jul 16, 2014
(Kimberly Jordan • Lebanon Democrat) Chris Crowell with the Lebanon-Wilson County Chamber of Commerce’s Government Relations Committee served as moderator for a candidate forum Tuesday at Winfree Bryant Middle School.
The Lebanon-Wilson County Chamber of Commerce held its final candidate forum at Winfree Bryant Middle School on Tuesday before early voting begins Friday in the Aug. 7 election.
3:00 PM Jul 15, 2014
(Kimberly Jordan • Lebanon Democrat) Supporters of Carroll-Oakland Elementary School held a political rally Saturday at the school.
Candidates for local offices were invited to a rally Saturday at Carroll-Oakland Elementary School.
12:00 PM Jul 15, 2014
C.K. Smith
Aulgur challenges Smith for chancellor