A Partisan Flavor

In Knoxville’s officially nonpartisan election, GOP-backed Council candidates are running as a unified slate in hopes of unseating the incumbents in the Democratic-leaning city.

A Primary Sweep

Council incumbents flexed their muscles on Tuesday, but a strong showing by GOP-backed candidates ensures a partisan-tinged campaign in a nonpartisan election.

Setting the Stage

Today’s city primary will winnow the field of City Council hopefuls in advance of the November general election.

PAC Under Scrutiny

As early voting begins in the city, complaints question the relationships among organizations run by a conservative political consultant.

Early Voting Kickoff

City voters in five of six Council districts can cast ballots from today through Aug. 26 for the Aug. 31 primary.

Council Contests: 2nd District

In the primary race for West Knoxville’s Council seat, a political newcomer is challenging a seasoned incumbent. Both will move on to the general election.

Platforms on Display

At a forum in East Knoxville, Council candidates discussed their proposals for moving the city forward. There were also some no-shows.

Reconsidering Security

After a rocky start, officials have reached a consensus on reviewing the deployment of city officers in Knox County Schools.

Mapping the Outbreak

Health Department data shows the pattern of the coronavirus outbreak in Knox County and could indicate where testing is lacking.