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Democrats’ rookie chief not raising white flag

Betty Bean
Government/Politics columnist

After a long series of election beatdowns, Knox County Democrats are at their lowest ebb ever, and Republicans are prepared to administer the coup de grâce in 2016.

Not one single countywide elected officeholder is a Democrat. County Commission is down to two Democrats (in the center city first and second districts) and the only Democrat left in the county’s legislative delegation, Joe Armstrong, is facing trial in federal court.

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