Tennessee Doctor Announces Candidacy for Governor

Andy Spears
2 min readAug 28, 2021

Amid a COVID-19 surge that is closing schools across the state, Dr. Jason Martin has announced his candidacy for Governor of Tennessee. Martin, a Democrat, is hoping to unseat Gov. Bill Lee whose handling of the COVID crisis has come under fire.

Here’s more from Martin’s announcement:

Some of you have met me personally in the halls or waiting rooms of hospitals as I have cared for you or your loved ones in my ICUs. Some of you have probably seen me on your nightly news urging our elected officials to take the necessary…

Andy Spears

Writer and policy advocate living in Nashville, TN —Public Policy Ph.D. — writes on education policy, consumer affairs, and more . . .