The question is should the Democrat or Republican Parties be involved in non partisan races?
Last night at the West Knox Republican Club, Republican Chair Randy Pace pledged while he is Chair that the party will be involved in city races, he made the comment that while the city “monkeys” in County races. My thought was, well city voters are County voters. The only way a county resident is a city voter is if they own city property and are property qualified to vote in city elections.
Pace did ensure that if he is asked, he will give HIS opinion. As I understand (through multiple sources) that he had asked the Executive Committee to endorse a Republican slate for the August 27, 2019 Knoxville races However, the Executive Committee failed to support the party entering into the city election fray.