Politics Beat Blog


Did Lost Codes Compromise the Election?

Defeated candidate makes case to Election Coordinator Phillips.

Janet Hooks Dies at Age 70

Covid suspected in death of beloved public servant.

State AG Defends Appointive Status

"I am a servant of Governor and legislature," says Skrmetti in speech to Memphis Rotary.

It’s Mayor-Elect Paul Young

Concessions came unexpectedly early from the mayoral runners-up.

The Mayor’s Race on Election Eve

It looks to be a dead heat.

Poll Shows Turner Lead, Backers Claim

Recent endorsements may be helping the mayoral candidate.

A Big Endorsement Day for Van Turner

Leading Democrats, including Justin Pearson, Lee Harris, and Steve Cohen are backing him.

Colvett, Flinn Exit Mayoral Race

Councilman had difficulty expanding on his Republican voter base.

Noted Tennessee Political Figure Roy Herron Dies

The former legislator died from injuries sustained in a jet ski accident.

Van Turner Pitches Left in Mayor’s Race

"I might be a little to the left, but I'm on the right side of the issues."