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Slicing and Dicing Tennessee’s Political Districts
The most recent rumors coming out of Nashville, unsurprisingly, have to do with the matter of redistricting.
Labor Day Thoughts
The seasons aren’t all that’s changing
Going for It: Memphis Councilman JB Smiley Looks at Run...
Surely it was but a coincidence, not an omen, but on Monday evening, at which time Memphis Councilman JB Smiley Jr.’s...
Salinas or Strong? Local Democrats Prepare to Choose New...
Shelby County Democrats completed Phase One of their biennial reorganization on Saturday, conducting 13 separate...
Moving the Goalposts
Among the several factors that may change the political map, in Tennessee as elsewhere, are the numbers from the 2020...
Momentum for IRV
The long-pending matter of ranked-choice voting — aka instant runoff voting (IRV) — may be resolved in time for the...
Shelby County Commission Prepares for New Fiscal Year
In what amounted to their last public meeting of the expiring fiscal year, the 13 members of the Shelby County...
‘Keeping Ourselves Safe’: A Q&A with Michelle Taylor
Dr. Michelle Taylor was appointed last week by County Mayor Lee Harris to be Shelby County’s new Health Department...
Beyond the Party Line
Political parties, as is surely no secret, are constantly looking for converts, and, to that end, normally have what...
Campaign ’22: Legal Fireworks on Tap?
Among the races on next year’s local ballot expected to generate some heat is that for district attorney general, the...
UTSA Ends Tigers’ Win Streak at the Liberty Bowl
Gonerfest 18: Friday
Jay Farrar Brings Son Volt — and Hope — to Lafayette’s
Gonerfest 18: Thursday
Police: 15 People Shot at Collierville Kroger; Shooter was Third-Party Vendor