created by: Poll | Mar 17, 2014

Morristown, TN

257 votes

For Circuit Court Judge, who will you vote for?

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  • Linda Woolsey
  • Alex Pearson
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1 - 11 of 11 Comments Last updated Mar 24, 2014
Voter

Liberty, NC

#1 Mar 17, 2014
COLLINS ! 100% Congrats Doug You are the next judge !
voter

Newport, TN

#2 Mar 18, 2014
would not vote for anyone having dealings in Hawkins County debacle.
Vote for experience

Morristown, TN

#5 Mar 18, 2014
voter wrote:
would not vote for anyone having dealings in Hawkins County debacle.
I agree. Pearson has extremely limited experience. Additionally, by marriage isn't Pearson connected to disbarred ex-judge Taylor? Not to be forgotten, it's been said they are active in the same church from which Taylor stole money during the infamous "Ten Commandments" heist?
out the loop

Morristown, TN

#6 Mar 18, 2014
Who is running?
true story

Newport, TN

#7 Mar 19, 2014
What is said when NOT running for office is as important as what is said during scripted interviews during a campaign. When Taylor locked himself in the Judge's chambers as the TBI were closing in, Pearson was called by a victim's family. The victim's family had received several frantic phone calls from employees in the courthouse as well as a worried, close relative of Pearson's, who were all terrified over the panic which Taylor's actions had caused in their workplace and in the courtroom. Even though the assistant DA, Pearson knew, and was aware of all of the state's allegations against Taylor, as well as the victim's lawsuits' which had been filed, Mr. Pearson emphatically stated that he believed all this body of information was 'allegations'. He clearly stated that until Mr. Taylor was convicted and proven guilty, he would not believe the allegations and complaints were true because he knew Mr. Taylor to be "the most stable, upright, hard-working and professional person he works with".

Remember this when you vote for Circuit Court Judge. We need qualified, seasoned judges to serve US as citizens....not people who will choose to turn a blind eye against victims of criminals due to their own personal perceptions, church affiliations or alliances.
okay

United States

#8 Mar 19, 2014
true story wrote:
What is said when NOT running for office is as important as what is said during scripted interviews during a campaign. When Taylor locked himself in the Judge's chambers as the TBI were closing in, Pearson was called by a victim's family. The victim's family had received several frantic phone calls from employees in the courthouse as well as a worried, close relative of Pearson's, who were all terrified over the panic which Taylor's actions had caused in their workplace and in the courtroom. Even though the assistant DA, Pearson knew, and was aware of all of the state's allegations against Taylor, as well as the victim's lawsuits' which had been filed, Mr. Pearson emphatically stated that he believed all this body of information was 'allegations'. He clearly stated that until Mr. Taylor was convicted and proven guilty, he would not believe the allegations and complaints were true because he knew Mr. Taylor to be "the most stable, upright, hard-working and professional person he works with".
Remember this when you vote for Circuit Court Judge. We need qualified, seasoned judges to serve US as citizens....not people who will choose to turn a blind eye against victims of criminals due to their own personal perceptions, church affiliations or alliances.
We also need people who r not yes men to town officials since your compiling a list.
Wow

Kingsport, TN

#9 Mar 19, 2014
You will be happy to know that this information is very much incorrect as Alex never supported ANY claim of Jay Taylor's innocence. Pearson never "emphatically stated" that the allegations were merely allegations, and he never, ever, ever said that "he would not believe the allegations were true." Nothing could be further from the truth. In fact, Mr. Pearson was the first person to ask Judge Taylor to recuse himself from hearing cases when the investigation against Taylor started.
true story wrote:
What is said when NOT running for office is as important as what is said during scripted interviews during a campaign. When Taylor locked himself in the Judge's chambers as the TBI were closing in, Pearson was called by a victim's family. The victim's family had received several frantic phone calls from employees in the courthouse as well as a worried, close relative of Pearson's, who were all terrified over the panic which Taylor's actions had caused in their workplace and in the courtroom. Even though the assistant DA, Pearson knew, and was aware of all of the state's allegations against Taylor, as well as the victim's lawsuits' which had been filed, Mr. Pearson emphatically stated that he believed all this body of information was 'allegations'. He clearly stated that until Mr. Taylor was convicted and proven guilty, he would not believe the allegations and complaints were true because he knew Mr. Taylor to be "the most stable, upright, hard-working and professional person he works with".
Remember this when you vote for Circuit Court Judge. We need qualified, seasoned judges to serve US as citizens....not people who will choose to turn a blind eye against victims of criminals due to their own personal perceptions, church affiliations or alliances.
In the Know

Morristown, TN

#10 Mar 20, 2014
Voter wrote:
COLLINS ! 100% Congrats Doug You are the next judge !
Collins is running for General Sessions Judge, not Circuit Court.
not woolsey

Greeneville, TN

#11 Mar 23, 2014
true story wrote:
What is said when NOT running for office is as important as what is said during scripted interviews during a campaign. When Taylor locked himself in the Judge's chambers as the TBI were closing in, Pearson was called by a victim's family. The victim's family had received several frantic phone calls from employees in the courthouse as well as a worried, close relative of Pearson's, who were all terrified over the panic which Taylor's actions had caused in their workplace and in the courtroom. Even though the assistant DA, Pearson knew, and was aware of all of the state's allegations against Taylor, as well as the victim's lawsuits' which had been filed, Mr. Pearson emphatically stated that he believed all this body of information was 'allegations'. He clearly stated that until Mr. Taylor was convicted and proven guilty, he would not believe the allegations and complaints were true because he knew Mr. Taylor to be "the most stable, upright, hard-working and professional person he works with".
Remember this when you vote for Circuit Court Judge. We need qualified, seasoned judges to serve US as citizens....not people who will choose to turn a blind eye against victims of criminals due to their own personal perceptions, church affiliations or alliances.
Hate to burst your bubble but Linda Woolsey and her attorney husband Roger Woolsey are elbow deep in the poop when it comes to favors for relatives and friends. She is neither qualified nor trust worthy and she has unilaterally destroyed families.
no vote of confidence

Newport, TN

#12 Mar 24, 2014
keep hawkins co. politics in hawkins co. where it belongs.
why

Union Mills, NC

#13 Mar 24, 2014
no vote of confidence wrote:
keep hawkins co. politics in hawkins co. where it belongs.
Sound like you afraid something gonna be revealed. Wrong is wrong no matter where u are.

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