Multiple Libertarians Win Public Office in Tennessee
Last night was a great night for the Libertarian Party in Tennessee. With candidates running across the state, the fledgling party saw several of their members elected to public office. In conjunction with this, there were several Libertarian campaigns that received notable vote totals. Not to mention, a notable "small L" libertarian won his race as a Republican.
With the party currently denied ballot access in the state of Tennessee, these candidates appeared on the ballot as "Independents" or ran in non partisan races.
The following Libertarian candidates were elected to public office:
Elected as a County Commissioner in Smith County District 4.
elected as a County Commissioner in Montgomery County District 14.
Elected as Mayor of Trousdale County.
Elected as Roane County Commissioner.
The following Libertarian candidates received over 20% of the vote:
Received over 20% of the vote for Anderson County Commission District 5.
Received over 30% of the vote for Montgomery County Commission.
The following candidates are libertarian leaning:
Elected as Knox County Mayor.