Bedford County

Tennessee Voter Guide – 2022 Primary Races

How To Vote For, Not Against, Your Values

Ratings: Every candidate is considered after thorough research; we also have a questionnaire for candidates to complete, including our Tennessee Taxpayers Protection Pledge.

Our highest ratings go to candidates who will defend freedom, stand for free enterprise, or have a conservative and/or biblical worldview based on their ability to stand firm against efforts to increase taxes, size of government, weaken law and order, and crush individual freedom. Here is our rating system:


  • ***** The best candidate. Our strongest endorsement.
  • **** Very good.
  • *** Acceptable.
  • ** Vote only to prevent worse candidate(s) from winning.
  • * Terrible. Do Not Vote. All your other votes will count.

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 Constitutional Amendment 1 Makes it illegal for workplaces to require mandatory labor union membership for employees as a condition for employment YES
Constitutional Amendment 2 Provides process and line of succession for acting governor YES
Constitutional Amendment 3 Repeals language allowing slavery or involuntary servitude as criminal punishments YES
Constitutional Amendment 4 Removes section of Tennessee Constitution that disqualifies religious ministers from being elected to the state legislature YES

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Tennessee; Bedford County, Governor of Tennessee; General Election

Bill Lee, Republican (Incumbent) **** (Endorsed)

Jason Martin, Democrat *

Constance M. Every, Independent (Not Rated)

John Gentry, Independent (Not Rated)

Basil Marceaux, Independent (Not Rated)

Charles Van Morgan, Independent (Not Rated)

Alfred O’Neil, Independent (Not Rated)

Deborah Rouse, Independent (Not Rated)

Michael E. Scantland, Independent (Not Rated)

Rick Tyler, Independent (Not Rated)


Tennessee; Bedford County, United States House of Representatives; District 4

Scott DesJarlais, Republican **** (Endorsed)

Wayne Steele, Democrat **

Clyde Benson, Independent ****

Tharon Chandler, Independent *

David Leighton Jones, Independent ****

Joseph “Krishnadas” Magyer, Independent **

Mike Winton, Independent ***


Tennessee; Bedford County, United States House of Representatives; District 62

Pat Marsh, Republican (No Competition, Will Win)

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