Grand Divisions

Tennessee Equality Project seeks to advance and protect the civil rights of our State’s gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender persons and their families in each Grand Division.

Sunday, January 11, 2009

Who doesn't want to be Governor?

Who will be elected Governor of Tennessee in 2010? My eight ball has a leak, so my predictions would faulty. However, the Commerical Appeal has a story on who's interested:

Running for governor in 2010


  • Bill Gibbons, 58, Shelby County District Attorney General since 1996
  • Bill Haslam, 50, Mayor of Knoxville since 2003
  • Zach Wamp, 51, of Chattanooga, U.S. Rep. for 3rd District since 1994

  • Kim McMillan, 47, Clarksville lawyer and former state representative

Potential candidates


  • Marsha Blackburn, 56, of Brentwood, U.S. Rep. for 7th District since 2002
  • Ron Ramsey, 53, of Blountville, lieutenant governor and state legislator since 1993


  • Andy Berke, 40, Chattanooga lawyer, state senator since 2007
  • Lincoln Davis, 65, of Pall Mall, U.S. Rep. for 4th District since 2002
  • Harold Ford Jr., 38, former U.S. Rep. from Memphis and current chairman of the Democratic Leadership Council
  • Roy Herron, 55, of Dresden, lawyer, state senator since 1997
  • Doug Horne, 63, of Knoxville, president of a real estate development firm, former state Democratic chairman
  • Jim Kyle, 58, of Memphis, lawyer, state senator since 1983

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