Toeing the Party Line

Knoxville voters responded to the infusion of partisan politics into the city election by voting for or against blocs of candidates, not individuals.

Incumbents Roll to Victory

City voters re-elect five Council members over GOP-backed challengers in an unusually partisan election.

Voters’ Verdict

A strong partisan-fueled turnout will determine the outcome of an unusually bitter city election.

Partisan Knives Sharpen

Misinformation becomes a weapon as early voting ends and a bruising city election enters its final days.

Donors and Dollars

The money has been rolling into this year’s city election, though the distribution among candidates has varied wildly.

Dueling Endorsements

Knoxville’s uniformed employees have aligned themselves on opposite sides in this year’s City Council races.

Election Issues: Land Use

As early voting begins, City Council candidates discuss their approaches to rezoning decisions and redevelopment priorities.

Politics at an Exhibition

For the first time, all 10 Council candidates in the general election share a stage to answer questions about the future of the city.