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…

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Andy Spears

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