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Tennessee gubernatorial candidate arrested for interfering with voters in Chattanooga

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    HAMILTON COUNTY, Tennessee (WRCB) — A man who is running as the independent candidate for Tennessee Governor was arrested Monday for harassing voters at the Hamilton County Election Commission.

According to the affidavit obtained by Local 3 News, Charles Morgan was screaming about politics, cursing at voters and telling them they did not have the right to vote.

When Chattanooga police tried to arrest him, he refused to cooperate and told officers he would sue and have them fired.

Morgan posted his encounter with someone who works with the Hamilton County Commission on his Facebook page.

Morgan has been charged with interference with another person’s rights.

He is one of eight independent gubernatorial candidates on the November 8 ballot.

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