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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August 5, 2016

Thank You

Thank you. Over the past four months I have met many incredible people and have been fortunate to have many of them join me on this journey. Together we have traveled Tennessee from border to border, speaking with people from all walks of life facing many different struggles – each one of them filled with the spirit that sets us …

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April 4, 2016

Melody Shekari to Announce Candidacy

“A Democrat from Chattanooga has chosen the Anderson County Courthouse steps to announce she’s running for the 3rd Congressional District seat now held by two-term Republican incumbent Chuck Fleischmann. . .”  Read more here at the Knoxville News-Sentinel.

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April 2, 2016

Melody Shekari Speaks at Bradley County Democratic Party Meeting

” Melody Shekari was the guest speaker at the March monthly meeting of the Bradley County Democratic Party. Shekari is considering a bid for the 3rd District congressional seat in Tennessee. A native of East Tennessee, she is currently employed with Chattanooga Mayor Andy Burke’s office. Shekari presented a motivational speech on the reasons America is great and the direction …

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