Priorities From the Right

State Rep. Elaine Davis, law director candidate Daniel Herrera and state Sen. Becky Duncan Massey at the Knox For Liberty Town Hall on Nov. 10, 2023

At its first public event, the group Knox For Liberty presses legislators and candidates on a conservative checklist including gun rights, social media regulation and privacy.

City Considers Election Options

Election signs outside the City County Building

Knoxville officials have yet to decide whether to challenge the state law changing its district election process or ask voters to amend the charter.

PARC Changes Deemed Minimal

Police Advisory & Review Committee members

Officials say a new state law governing police oversight boards won’t have a practical effect on Knoxville’s panel, despite the removal of investigative powers.

Bill Aims to Change City Elections

Vote chalkboard

Legislation under consideration in Nashville would force Knoxville to abandon citywide voting for district City Council representatives.

The COVID Effect on Voting

Concerns about the pandemic have helped fuel record levels for early and absentee voting during this year’s election.