Mapping the Votes

Knox County voting precincts

Where did Marsha Blackburn fare best? Who tipped the balance for Martin Daniel? A quick sift through the Knox County precinct results of Tuesday’s election.

Knox County’s Red Wall

GOP election party

Local Republicans had a lot to be happy about Tuesday night, while Democrats look to take momentum into 2020.

Johnson Easily Wins Rematch

Gloria Johnson

The former legislator beats GOP incumbent on her third try, resulting in Democrats’ sole gain in Knox County.

The Carhartt Congressman

Tim Burchett

Tim Burchett scores an easy win in the 2nd District congressional race by sticking with what has worked.

Election Day Arrives

Heavy early voting in Knox County and across Tennessee makes election predictions a precarious proposition.

Raising the Stakes

campaign finance graphic

Diving into the campaign finance reports: a million-dollar congressional race, a scrappy showing by overmatched Democrats, and the weird world of PACs.

Blue Money

Illustration Eddie Smith Gloria Johnson

In Knox County’s tightest race, Democratic challenger Gloria Johnson has outraised Republican Rep. Eddie Smith.

Debate Day Is Here

blackburn bredesen

Bredesen and Blackburn square off at UT’s Baker Center (with Taylor Swift riding shotgun)