Municipal Elections 2023

Many cities will hold elections in 2023. To find a calendar of these elections, go to this link at the Secretary of State's website. TEP plans to survey candidates in Nashville, Knoxville, and Memphis. Presentation of candidate answers does not constitute endorsement of their campaigns or their positions.


To find basic information on October 5 Memphis municipal election, go to this link from the Shelby County Election Commission. We are surveying candidates for Mayor and City Council. Candidates are listed in the order in which they respond for their particular office. We are grateful to OUTMemphis, Tennessee Advocates for Planned Parenthood, Love Doesn't Hurt, Mid-South Pride, MidSouth LGBT Chamber of Commerce, and other organizations for helping shape the questions.


City Council Districts 1-7

City Council Super Districts 8 and 9


To find basic information on the August 3 Metro Nashville general election, go to this link from the Davidson County Election Commission. TEP has surveyed candidates for Mayor, Vice Mayor, and Metro Council. The survey responses for those candidates who replied are linked below. Candidates are listed in the order in which they responded for their particular office.


Vice Mayor

Council at-large

Council Districts 1-7

Council Districts 8-14

Council Districts 15-21

Council Districts 22-28

Council Districts 29-35


To find basic information on this year's City of Knoxville elections, go to this page by the Knox County Election Commission. The primary election takes place on August 29. The regular (general) election takes place on November 3. We surveyed every candidate for whom we could obtain an email address.


City Council

Municipal Judge


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