Informed Voter – Meet the Candidates – November 6th Election


federal and state general november 6, 2018

Must be Registered to Vote by Oct 9, 2018
Early Vote:  Oct 17 – Nov 1, 2018
Where to Vote on Election Day

The November 6th election includes the general election for State and Federal offices as well as Municipal elections and referendum. You can vote for whichever candidate you choose, irrespective of party.

Our aim is to include the names of everyone on the ballot with links to their campaign online presence.  If we need to add a website, please contact us and provide us with the website.

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——federal GENERAL——

u.s. senate

(Seat currently held by Bob Corker up for election)

Democratic

Republican

Independent

  • Trudy A. Austin
  • John Carico
  • Dean Hill
  • Kevin Lee McCants
  • Breton Phillips
  • Kris L. Todd

u.s. house of representatives district 8

This will only appear on the ballot if you live in District 8

Office Website | District Map
(Map only shows Shelby County; District 8 also encompasses much of West Tennessee)

Democratic

Republican

Independent

  • James Hart

u.s. house of representatives district 9

This will only appear on the ballot if you live in District 9

Office Website | District Map

Democratic

Republican

Independent

  • Leo AwGoWhat

——state GENERAL——

governor

Office Website

Democratic

Republican

Independent

  • Mark CoonRippy Brown
  • Sherry L. Clark
  • Justin Cornett
  • Gabriel Fancher
  • Sean Bruce Fleming
  • William Andrew Helmstetter
  • Cory King
  • Matthew Koch
  • Tommy Ray McAnally
  • Jessie D. McDonald
  • Toney Randall Mitchell
  • Yvonne Neubert
  • Alfred Shawn Rapoza
  • Chad Riden
  • Robert Sawyers Sr.
  • Heather Scott
  • George Blackwell Smith IV
  • Jeremy Allen Stephenson
  • Tracy C. Yaste Tisdale
  • Mike Toews
  • Rick Tyler
  • Vinnie Vineyard
  • Jaron D. Weidner
  • Patrick Whitlock
  • Joe B. Wilmoth
  • Mark Wright

tennessee general assembly

District Locator
(Odd numbered Senate Districts and all Representative Districts up for election)

TN Senate District 29

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Office Website | District Map

Democratic

Republican

  • Tom Stephens

TN senate district 31

This will only appear on the ballot if you live in District 31

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Democratic

Republican

TN senate district 33

This will only appear on the ballot if you live in District 33

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Democratic

Republican

  • n/a

TN HOUSE dISTRICT 83

This will only appear on the ballot if you live in District 83

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Democratic

Republican

TN HOUSE dISTRICT 84

This will only appear on the ballot if you live in District 84

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Democratic

  • Joe Towns Jr.

Republican

  • n/a

TN HOUSE dISTRICT 85

This will only appear on the ballot if you live in District 85

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Democratic

Republican

  • n/a

TN HOUSE dISTRICT 86

This will only appear on the ballot if you live in District 86

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Democratic

Republican

  • n/a

TN HOUSE dISTRICT 87

This will only appear on the ballot if you live in District 87

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Democratic

  • Karen Camper (incumbent)

Republican

  • n/a

TN HOUSE dISTRICT 88

This will only appear on the ballot if you live in District 88

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Democratic

  • Larry J. Miller (incumbent)

Republican

  • n/a

TN HOUSE dISTRICT 90

This will only appear on the ballot if you live in District 90

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Democratic

  • John J. DeBerry, Jr. (incumbent)

Republican

  • n/a

TN HOUSE dISTRICT 91

This will only appear on the ballot if you live in District 91

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Democratic

Republican

  • n/a

TN HOUSE dISTRICT 93

This will only appear on the ballot if you live in District 93

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Democratic

  • G. A. Hardaway (incumbent)

Republican

  • n/a

TN HOUSE dISTRICT 95

This will only appear on the ballot if you live in District 95

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Democratic

Republican

TN HOUSE dISTRICT 96

This will only appear on the ballot if you live in District 96

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Democratic

Republican

TN HOUSE dISTRICT 97

This will only appear on the ballot if you live in District 97

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Democratic

Republican

TN HOUSE dISTRICT 98

This will only appear on the ballot if you live in District 98

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Democratic

Republican

  • n/a

TN HOUSE dISTRICT 99

This will only appear on the ballot if you live in District 99

Office Website | District Map

Democratic

Republican

  • Tom Leatherwood

City of Memphis Referendum

This will only appear on the ballot if you live in Memphis

City of Memphis Ordinance #5676

Shall the Charter of the City of Memphis, Tennessee be amended to provide no person shall be eligible to hold or to be elected to the office of Mayor or Memphis City Council if any such person has served at any time more than three (3) consecutive four-year terms, except that service by persons elected or appointed to fill an unexpired four-year term shall not be counted as full four-year term?

I, Doug McGowen, Interim Director of Finance for the City of Memphis do hereby certify that the foregoing amendment shall have no impact on the annual revenues and expenditures of the City.

SIMPLIFIED (FROM THE LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS):

  • YES: Increases the Mayor and City Council term limits from the current two-term eight (8) year limit to three (3) four-year terms totaling 12 years.
  • NO: The current two term eight-year limit remains in effect.

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City of Memphis Ordinance #5669

Shall the Charter of the City of Memphis, Tennessee be amended to repeal Instant Runoff Voting and to restore the election procedure existing prior to the 2008 Amendment for all City offices, and expressly retaining the 1991 federal ruling for persons elected to the Memphis City Council single districts?

I, Brian Collins, Director of Finance for the City of Memphis do hereby certify that without speculating about certain assumptions I cannot estimate whether the foregoing amendment will have any impact on the annual revenues and expenditures of the City.

SIMPLIFIED (FROM THE LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS):

  • YES: Repeals the 2008 amendment for Instant Runoff Voting for City Council single district seats. The voting procedure would return to the method used prior to 2008 for all City seats.
  • NO: Allows the 2008 amendment for Instant Runoff Voting to remain in place for City Council single district seats.

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City of Memphis Ordinance #5677

Shall the Charter of the City of Memphis, Tennessee be amended to provide that in any municipal election held as required by law, the candidate receiving the largest number of votes shall be declared the winner, thereby eliminating run-off elections?

I, Doug McGowen, Interim Director of Finance for the City of Memphis do hereby certify that the foregoing amendment shall have no impact on the annual revenues and expenditures of the City.

SIMPLIFIED (FROM THE LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS):

  • YES: Eliminates runoff elections for single district City Council seats. The candidate with the most votes will win the seat.
  • NO: Runoff voting will remain in place for City Council single district seats.

BARTLETT MAYOR

This will only appear on the ballot if you live in Bartlett

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BARTLETT alderman Position 1

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  • W. C. “Bubba” Pleasant

BARTLETT alderman Position 2

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BARTLETT alderman Position 3

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  • David Parsons