Tue
Nov 5 2019
07:19 am
By: R. Neal

Polls are open from 8AM to 8PM. Info here...

Ron Peabody's picture

Looking to see what time's

Looking to see what time's the polls open this morning just to verify I ran across this site at the city website this morning, kind of interesting.

"Date and Time November 5 2019 10:00 AM to 8:00 PMLocation Polling LocationsDescriptionMore info available at govoteknoxville.com"

(link...)

Is the City of Knoxville actively trying to suppress voting for today's election?

By listing an incorrect starting time for the polling locations?

R. Neal's picture

There was also a mailer that

There was also a mailer that listed times as 6AM to 6PM. It also threatened to out you if you didn't vote. It was from the "Center for Voter Information," a non-partisan (but apparently Democrat aligned) non-profit which appears to exist solely to provide big salaries to staff and funnel money to a relative's mass mailing business.

bizgrrl's picture

Results should be

Results should be interesting. A new mayor after 8 years. Will the new mayor be able to be as good? IMO, Knoxville has had a good run.

R. Neal's picture

I fear the Good 'ol Boys (tm)

I fear the Good 'ol Boys (tm) are about to retake control.

jbr's picture

You may be right. And

You may be right. And cleverly done.

Rachel's picture

Yup. I think the election

Yup. I think the election results from two years ago scared them and they went after it this time. Just not enough good candidates running against them.

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