Category: Chattanooga City Elections

Election Day 2016 Links with Commentary

It’s tempting to start with the election for president, but that’s a rabbit hole to be saved for later in the post—or maybe for its own post. So here are some musings about local, state, and federal elections. Ballot initiatives

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Seven of nine

Here are the winners in Tuesday’s elections for Chattanooga City Council: District 1 – Chip Henderson District 2 – Jerry Mitchell District 3 – Ken Smith District 5 – Russell Gilbert District 6 – Carol Berz District 7 – Chris

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You’ve seen the résumés and heard the interviews, now hire the best candidates

Chattanoogans go to the polls on Tuesday to elect a new mayor and city council, as well as to vote on a charter amendment. Two sitting council members are stepping down, leaving seven incumbents vying to stay on. Two of

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Keenly aware

(Programming Note: Gentle reader, you are not forgotten. Being a grownup calls for occasionally having to put down the blogging toys for uncomfortable stretches of time.) Meanwhile, the Chattanooga municipal elections are charging past at a good clip, and I

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Deborah Scott drops mic so hard in the paint

Chattanooga City Councilwoman Deborah Scott has announced that she will not seek re-election after serving a single four-year term in District 1. Scott also wrote a thorough explanation for her decision. The news has been met with a great deal

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