WTF Emily Benedict for Metro Nashville Council District 7

Emily is a realtor, non-profit volunteer, and long-time resident of the Inglewood, where she and her partner, Jessica, current live.


She is running for Metro Council District 7 in an open seat with no incumbent. Emily’s current policy platform includes fully funding schools and teachers, building coalitions to ensure residential growth aligns with neighborhood values, improving infrastructure, and creating attainable housing.


When elected, she will make history as the second openly lesbian woman ever elected to a legislative body in Tennessee. Her General Election Day is August 1, 2019, and early voting from July 12-27.

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