Still undecided or feeling uninformed before Election Day on Thursday? Well, there’s plenty of reading (and listening and viewing) material available for your next 72 hours.
Nashville early voting concluded with a big turnout Saturday, capping a strong finish to what began as a surprisingly slow start.
Sometimes, a predictable “job interview” question yields interesting answers. In the third of three questions, WPLN asked the candidates for the at-large Metro Council seats to share a specific example of their past work.
Listen / In the second of three question from WPLN, the candidates for Metro’s at-large council seats discuss one of the most prevalent Nashville struggles: the tension over which neighborhoods are receiving the most investment and services.
Voters across Nashville get the chance to vote for the Metro Council’s five at-large seats.
Listen / Nashville voters go back to the polls as voting begins in Metro’s General Election. It features the race for mayor.
Listen / Like every other city on the rise, Nashville’s stock of affordable housing is woefully inadequate: One study estimated the city needs to build almost 30,000 more units over the next five years to get back on track. It’s a daunting number. And whoever leads the city will have to grapple with it.
Listen / As Nashville’s Metro Council works to finalize the city budget, members will be debating whether to raise the property tax. As that conversation swirls — and after a succession of tough budgets — WPLN asked the four leading candidates for mayor whether they’d be willing to allow a tax hike once elected.
Listen / There are 111 candidates who have qualified for Nashville’s citywide election in August, which includes the races for mayor, vice mayor and the 40-member Metro Council.
In addition to choosing the mayor and numerous council members this summer, Nashville voters will also decide on two Metro Charter amendments.