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Victoria Jackson Files For County Seat In Tennessee

Victoria Jackson Files For County Seat In Tennessee

CREATED Feb 4, 2014

THOMPSON STATION, Tenn. (AP) - Former "Saturday Night Live" cast member Victoria Jackson has filed to run as an independent candidate for a seat on the Williamson County Commission.

Jackson, who calls herself a tea party conservative, moved to Thompson Station last year. She said she filed as an independent because she's "very disappointed with the Republican Party."

As long as Jackson meets the candidate qualifying requirements by the deadline of February 20, her name will appear on the election ballot on August 7.

She would run against the Republican nominee, who will be chosen on May 6.

The newspaper reports Jackson has made appearances at multiple political events in Middle Tennessee since making her home there.

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