Nashville Early Voting Surpasses 59,000 For Transit Referendum: 5 Takeaways On High Turnout, Trends

The pro-transit side deliberately singled out the May 1 election for the transit referendum because it is overwhelmingly the smallest turnout of three elections set for this year. The thinking: Transit supporters hoped to identify their backers early on and make sure they vote - control the electorate. But now the turnout has expanded beyond what most expected.

Via: The Tennessean