Early voting in the Metropolitan General Election has begun and locations for early voting expand on Friday (pdf) so it’s finally time to get informed and vote like you mean it. Statistically, only one in five voters show up and vote, we hope that this roundup of races and candidates will get more folks the polls.
- For the mayoral race, WPLN has stories with the candidates addressing everything from schools, traffic, and, even, go-to karaoke songs.
- The Tennessean has a full list of the 111 candidates who have filed to run for mayor and Metro Council.
- Here are the responses to Walk Bike Nashville’s questionnaire from mayoral and Metro Council candidates.
Finally, if you want to see what the elected council members do once they are elected, watch the recent seven-hour meeting from July 2nd and ask yourself what these candidates are thinking.Remember, election day is August 1st—make sure you know where to vote.