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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...