Taking the Oath

Installation ceremony

County Commission welcomes four new members and elects a chairman, as county officeholders are sworn in.

Ballot Questions

Knox County Charter Review Committee

The chairman of the county’s Charter Review Committee says the Law Department ‘slanted’ the language on a charter amendment about the law director.

Election 2020: The Independents

Reginald Jackson, Sherif Guindi, Jackson Fenner

Unaffiliated with any political party, three candidates wage personal campaigns for law director, public defender and County Commission.

Headed to the Ballot

Main Assembly Room

A divided Charter Review Committee votes to let county residents decide — again — if they want an elected or appointed law director.

The Compass Guide to Primary 2020

Campaign signs

Forget Bernie, Biden and Trump. With early voting starting today, here’s what you need to know about the local elections on March 3.

Fund Race

Money

From zero to $88,000, which candidates have raised the most in the Knox County primaries? And who’s giving it?

Primary 2020: County Law Director

David Buuck and Cathy Quist-Shanks

As David Buuck faces off against Cathy Quist-Shanks in the Republican primary, the candidates define the office’s role differently.