Power Poll: Setting Mayoral Priorities

City County Building

Survey respondents say that of the unfinished projects the next mayor will inherit, the redevelopment of the St. Mary’s site should top the priority list.

In the Belly of the Beltway

Tim Burchett

New U.S. Rep. Tim Burchett’s first impressions of Congress have reinforced his perception that the nation’s capital is dysfunctional.

Election Day Arrives

Heavy early voting in Knox County and across Tennessee makes election predictions a precarious proposition.

Raising the Stakes

campaign finance graphic

Diving into the campaign finance reports: a million-dollar congressional race, a scrappy showing by overmatched Democrats, and the weird world of PACs.

Q’s for the Who’s Whos

Power Poll

The Tennessee Power Poll aims to chart elite opinion in the state’s big four cities. What’s it worth, and to whom?

Knox 2018: Knox County

Glenn Jacobs' swearing-in.

In Knox County politics, the stage was set for this year to be mostly an encore performance, with lots of familiar faces in slightly different roles.