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Cheatham County

Tennessee Voter Guide – 2022 Primary Races

How To Vote For, Not Against, Your Values

Ratings: Every candidate is considered after thorough research; we also have a questionnaire for candidates to complete, including our Tennessee Taxpayers Protection Pledge.

Our highest ratings go to candidates who will defend freedom, stand for free enterprise, or have a conservative and/or biblical worldview based on their ability to stand firm against efforts to increase taxes, size of government, weaken law and order, and crush individual freedom. Here is our rating system:

  • ***** The best candidate. Our strongest endorsement.
  • **** Very good.
  • *** Acceptable.
  • ** Vote only to prevent worse candidate(s) from winning.
  • * Terrible. Do Not Vote. All your other votes will count.

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CHEATHAM COUNTY RATINGS

Amendments

 

 Constitutional Amendment 1Makes it illegal for workplaces to require mandatory labor union membership for employees as a condition for employmentYES
Constitutional Amendment 2Provides process and line of succession for acting governorYES
Constitutional Amendment 3Repeals language allowing slavery or involuntary servitude as criminal punishmentsYES
Constitutional Amendment 4Removes section of Tennessee Constitution that disqualifies religious ministers from being elected to the state legislatureYES
Tennessee; Cheatham County, Governor of Tennessee; General Election

Bill Lee, Republican (Incumbent) **** (Endorsed)

Jason Martin, Democrat *

Constance M. Every, Independent (Not Rated)

John Gentry, Independent (Not Rated)

Basil Marceaux, Independent (Not Rated)

Charles Van Morgan, Independent (Not Rated)

Alfred O’Neil, Independent (Not Rated)

Deborah Rouse, Independent (Not Rated)

Michael E. Scantland, Independent (Not Rated)

Rick Tyler, Independent (Not Rated)

 

Tennessee; Cheatham County, U.S. House, District 7

Mark Green, Republican **** (Endorsed)

Odessa Kelly, Democrat *

Steven J. Hooper, Independent (Not Rated)

 

Tennessee; Cheatham County, Tennessee House of Representatives, District 78

Mary J Littleton, Republican **** (Endorsed)

Krystle James, Democrat **

 

Tennessee, Cheatham County, Tennessee Senate, District 23, General Election

Kerry Roberts, Republican (No Competition, Will Win)

 

Tennessee, Cheatham County, School Board, District 2, General Election

Amber Locke, Independent (No Competition, Will Win)

 

Tennessee, Cheatham County, Town of Pleasant View, Alderman (Vote for Two)

Bruce Drake, Independent

Danny Rediker, Independent

 

Tennessee, Cheatham County, Town of Kingston Springs, Council Member (Vote for Two)

Michael J. Hargis, Independent

Todd Verhoven, Independent

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