Absentee ballot anxiety weighed and sorted in election aftermath

The Shelby County Election Commission got requests for nearly 20,000 absentee ballots and about 17,000 of the mail-in ballots were cast in Thursday's election. Some voters anxious about waiting for the ballots to come instead voted in person on election day or during early voting. And some ballots were disqualified because of specific state laws.

Cohen wins primary handily, faces Bergmann in November

U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen cruised to a win Thursday, Aug. 6, in the Democratic primary for Tennessee’s 9th Congressional District, beating out two challengers entering the November election against two independents and Republican Charlotte Bergmann.


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