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Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Jul 9, 2018
The Tennessee Democratic Party has filed a lawsuit against the Hamilton County Election Commission over the House District 26 Republican primary ballot, in which incumbent Rep. Gerald McCormick withdrew his name and was replaced with a former state GOP party chair, the Times Free Press reports. The lawsuit claims that McCormick's sudden withdrawal in June doesn’t meet legal requirements to reopen the qualifying process.