Victoria Jackson Loses in Tennessee Election
Ex-'SNL' star loses her bid for county seat
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Aug 8, 2014 10:15 AM CDT
Former "Saturday Night Live" cast member Victoria Jackson kneels on the floor of a crowded House Education Subcommittee meeting in Nashville, Tenn., on Tuesday, March 11, 2014.   (AP Photo/Erik Schelzig)

(Newser) – Former Saturday Night Live cast member and current Tea Party activist Victoria Jackson has lost her bid as an independent candidate for a seat on a county commission in Tennessee. Jackson moved to Thompson's Station last year and said she filed as an independent to run for the Williamson County Commission because she's "very disappointed with the Republican Party." The Tennessean reports Jackson received 632 votes, while Judy Lynch Herbert received 1,422, and Betsy Hester received 1,380 to win the two spots.

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Russell's Teapot
Aug 9, 2014 9:25 PM CDT
Never liked her when she was on SNL anyhow! Surprised that Tennessee would reject tea 'tards though. When will they reject Randy next? oh wait thats Ken*ucky never mind!
Beverly Flynn
Aug 9, 2014 2:02 PM CDT
You're semi-famous, you run in Tennessee for a seat on a county commission and you lose? HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAH. L-O-S-E-R
Aug 8, 2014 10:48 PM CDT
I'm a little shocked to hear she was part of the the Hate Party. Wow.