November General Election Candidate Line Up

Thursday’s federal/state and county general elections produced a typically low turnout, but the coming Nov. 8 general election won’t be as humdrum thanks to the presidential election, Johnson City Commission, Johnson City Board of Education and Jonesborough Board of Mayor and Aldermen races on tap. Washington County Election Commission Administrator Maybell Stewart said Friday she … Read more…

Fischman, Baker to challenge Hill, Van Huss for state House seats

Two Democrats have earned spots on the Nov. 8 general election ballot and will now challenge their political and ideological opposites: Republican state House incumbents Matthew Hill, 7th, and Micah Van Huss, 6th. To read more click here: http://www.johnsoncitypress.com/Local/2016/08/04/Fischman-Baker-to-challenge-Hill-Van-Huss.html?ci=content&lp=7&p=1

Hill named to health care access task force; Democratic opponent Fischman calls entity ‘a charade’

The Democrat challenging Republican Matthew Hill for the 7th House District seat can’t make sense of the incumbent’s selection to a legislative task force that will be looking at access to health care in Tennessee Why Hill was chosen — along with three other male Republican state representatives — is one aspect Nancy Fischman can’t … Read more…

Fischman makes second run for Hill’s 7th House District seat

“Johnson City Democrat Nancy Fischman will take another shot at state Rep. Matthew Hill’s 7th House District seat, for which she ran unsuccessfully in 2012. Fischman, the Washington County Democratic Party chair and Northeast Tennessee Democrat Resource Center member, will join Jonesborough Democrat Michael Morgan on the Aug. 4 state primary ticket.” Read the Johnson … Read more…