Who Stands for Tennessee Small Businesses?

Date: July 19, 2016

NFIB/TN endorses 28 candidates in state primary races.

Who Stands for Small Business?

If you’re wondering how to cast a vote in the state elections this election year, NFIB/Tennessee Save America’s Free Enterprise Trust—made up exclusively of NFIB members—is here to help. The group recently made 28 endorsements for the state legislative primary races. Thirteen of the endorsed candidates are NFIB members themselves who know first-hand the importance of fighting for lower taxes and fewer regulations.

“NFIB stands with candidates who support small businesses and who are dedicated to protecting free enterprise,” Jim Brown, NFIB/TN state director, said. “These candidates have a proven track record of defending small businesses and promoting a positive environment for small business.”

Tennessee’s primary elections will take place on Thursday, August 4. Early voting begins July 15 and ends July 30.

NFIB/Tennessee SAFE Trust will make another round of endorsements for general races later this summer.

Tennessee Senate Primary Endorsements:

Doug Overbey (District 2)

Jon Lundberg (4)—NFIB member

Jim Tracy (14)—NFIB member

Janice Bowling (16)

Steve Dickerson (20)

Mark Green (22)—NFIB member

Dolores Gresham (26)—NFIB member

Tennessee House Primary Endorsements:

John B. Holsclaw Jr. (District 4)

Gary Hicks (9)

Jeremy Faison (11)

Martin Daniel (18)—NFIB member

Mike Carter (29)

Ron Travis (31)

Jerry Sexton (35)—NFIB member

Kelly Keisling (38)—NFIB member

David Alexander (39)—NFIB member

Courtney Rogers (45)

Mark Pody (46)—NFIB member

Judd Matheny (47)

Mike Sparks (49)

Charles Sargent (61)—NFIB member

Jimmy Eldridge (73)—NFIB member

Jay Reedy (74)

Tim Wirgau (75)

Curtis Halford (79)

John DeBerry Jr. (90)—NFIB member

Curry Todd (95)

Steve McManus (96)—NFIB member

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