Metro Council Candidate uses MNPD officer’s death to criticize opponent

Metro Council politics heated up in District 20 overnight as Tori Goddard’s campaign released a statement capitalizing on the tragic death of MNPD Officer John Anderson

Metro Council Candidate: “Being ‘Gay’ is nothing to be proud of”

Lydia A Hubbell, a candidate for Metro Council in Nashville says “Being ‘Gay’ is nothing to be proud of, but she’s “not opposed to them having their little festival”, and admits “now I have to look up ‘Stonewall Riot’”. In any other election season, a candidate with very little community support would not have garnered the attention of the community, but the council seat vacancy created by Jason Potts in Metro’s District 30 doesn’t have a clear front-runner, and with four contenders a run-off is very possible in 2019. Candidate…

‘Cultural Incompetence’ – says Mayoral Candidate about Mayor Briley’s decision to remove cherry blossom trees for NFL Draft

State Representative John Ray Clemmons, who is Running to be the next Mayor of Nashville, said Saturday the decision by Mayor Briley’s administration to allow the removal and destruction of over 21 cherry blossom trees to accommodate the NFL Draft event in downtown Nashville displayed ‘cultural incompetence.’

Metro Council at-large candidate Matthew DelRossi arrested

Current at-large candidate for Metro Council, and former vice Mayoral candidate, Matthew DelRossi was arrested over the weekend, charged with two counts of violating an active order of protection. For his second campaign in a row, it appears he will be running for an elected office while out of jail on bond.

What part of ‘no’ doesn’t the Metro Council understand? You can’t have 3 terms!

What part of ‘no’ doesn’t the Metro Council understand? Surely their time could be better spent with priorities for the city, instead of asking for their term limit to be expanded – for the 7th time since citizens restricted them. The citizens of Nashville have defeated amendment 5 during today’s election. 

BREAKING: Nashville gets community oversight of police department

The people of Nashville have spoken, loud and clear. Referendum 1 on today’s ballot has passed, and Nashville will get a Community Oversight Board for the Metro Nashville Police Department – despite the wishes of the police, the Mayor, and the FOP, who spent over a half-million dollars on deceptive ads in an attempt to overcome the wish of the citizens of Nashville.

Austin, TX confirms Vice-Mayoral candidate Matt Delrossi is WANTED on 2 criminal warrants.

In the race for Nashville’s new vice-mayor, one candidate stands out. He’s running for office while out on bond after an order of protection violation arrest. He’s the only candidate with mugshots. Meet Matthew Delrossi.

Nashville Vice-Mayoral Candidate is Running for Office While Out on Bond

In the race for Nashville’s new vice-mayor, one candidate stands out. He’s running for office while out on bond after an order of protection violation arrest. He’s the only candidate with mugshots. Meet Matthew Delrossi.

Jon Sewell reflects on Nashville’s Mayoral race with a Limerick

He was the Mayor we all deserved. He was pro-marijuana, legalization of drugs and prostitution (it’s your body, and we can use the tax income on both businesses, right?). He wanted to house the homeless, use art work for traffic calming strategies, no more corporate welfare, more money for small businesses, and even have a max wage cap for CEO’s based on how much they paid their employees. It was a grand dream. And all but 92 of you fucked it up. So now all you get is this limerick…

Metro Council Candidate Sylvester Armor: Real Estate License Suspended, Ignoring Garnishments for 25K+

Sylvester Armor is running for the hotly contested District 1 City Council seat in Nashville – an election that happens this Thursday (05/24). In his interviews and articles about his campaign, he touts his experience as a real estate agent, and while he technically is a realtor, the truth is that he’s been operating illegally for several months, until Scoop: Nashville brought it to his attention on Tuesday. He couldn’t manage to keep his real-estate license fees up-to-date with the state. According to the state of Tennessee, it was illegal…