Nashville Lawyers in Race for State Democratic Party Chair

The Tennessee Democratic Party’s executive committee will vote next month to replace Chip Forrester after four years as chairman. Candidates campaigning for the position include Jane Hampton Bowen, the political liaison for a Chattanooga labor group; Dave Garrision, a Nashville lawyer and Tennessee Democratic Party’s current Treasurer; Wade Munday, a Nashville nonprofit executive who once served as the state party’s spokesperson; and Ben Smith, a Nashville lawyer who advised Jason Powell in his successful run for the state legislature. The Tennessean has the story.