ThinkTN in the News: Williamson County and Franklin mayors join civic engagement project

Brentwood Homepage (July 31, 2019) — Williamson County Mayor Rogers Anderson and Franklin Mayor Ken Moore are both joining an effort to increase civic engagement with nonpartisan think tank ThinkTennessee.

According to a release from ThinkTennessee, the state “once led the way on civic engagement,” but today voter turnout in the state is almost always near the bottom of the pack — in 2014 the state came in last in voter turnout and in 2016, Tennessee ranked 49th. Local elections almost always have lower voter turnout than national elections.

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