Election Blowouts

Amelia Parker on election night

The three contested races on the 2023 city ballot turned out to be noncompetitive once voters went to the polls.

A Final Forum

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City Council candidates address housing, policing and partisanship during their last joint opportunity to reach voters before the start of early voting.

A Diversity Dilemma

Photo of construction at the stadium site.

Despite efforts to build capacity, the stadium construction project is struggling to find enough qualified Black-owned firms to meet its contracting goal.

In the Loop, Out of the Loop

Photo of voters at Larry Cox Senior Center.

An analysis of returns from Tuesday’s low-turnout primary shows a difference in voting patterns inside and outside the I-640 bypass.

Kincannon Seizes Second Term

Photo of Knoxville Mayor Indya Kincannon

Amid low voter turnout, this year’s city primary returned the mayor to office and set up intriguing general election races for judge and City Council.

Primary 2023: Election Day Arrives

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The mayor’s office, four City Council seats and the city judgeship are on the ballot during the first round of voting in this year’s election.

Forum Selections

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Candidates for at-large seats on City Council answer questions about turnout, housing, homelessness, KPD and more.

Call to Action

Owen Davis addresses City Council about gun safety legislation.

City Council endorses a resolution proposed by students urging state lawmakers to pass gun safety legislation.