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August 8, 2016

Melody Shekari wins U.S. House Democratic Primary

“Shekari, who has a master’s degree in public administration and a law degree, won 8,613 votes. UTC communications professor Dr. Michael Friedman took 5,295, and George Ryan Love, who is disabled and works part-time in retail, won 2,046.”I am so incredibly thankful for the thousands of voters who came out and voted for a change,” Shekari said in a statement …

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July 14, 2016

The Chattanooga Times Endorses Melody Shekari

“In this year of heightened political interest — when the rules are pretty much out the window and the country is screaming for change and for a Congress that works to resolve conflicts, not to gridlock them, Melody Shekari may just be the perfect person in the nick of time.”   Read the whole article here at the Chattanooga Times …

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July 11, 2016

The Knoxville News Sentinel Endorses Melody Shekari for the August 4th Primary

“In the 3rd District Democratic primary, Melody Shekari is the best candidate to take on Fleischmann. Smart, young and enthusiastic, she most recently completed a fellowship as a policy analyst for Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke. Two major issues she cites are jobs — especially rural economic development — and health care, which should resonate in the northern part of the …

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  • 05
    September
  • Roane County Labor Day Picnic

    Melody Shekari will be the featured speaker at the Roane County Democratic Party’s annual East Tennessee Labor Day Picnic.  All are welcome to attend.

    11:00 AM – 04:30 PM ( EST )
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    November
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