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.

Partisan Knives Sharpen

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

A Partisan Flavor

In Knoxville’s officially nonpartisan election, GOP-backed Council candidates are running as a unified slate in hopes of unseating the incumbents in the Democratic-leaning city.

Left, Right and Everything in Between

This year’s Council races will offer voters a range of candidates — some of them well funded, others operating on shoestring budgets — that span the ideological spectrum.

Assembling the Field

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Partisan politics and ideological principles undergird candidate recruiting efforts for City Council races in this year’s election.

Ballot Bound

Eddie Mannis survives a second challenge to his Republican bona fides to carry the GOP’s banner in the 18th District state House race.