Lisa Quigley

Congressman Cooper chief of staff Lisa Quigley to leave post

BY: - May 12, 2021

Lisa Quigley, the long time chief of staff to U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper and one of Nashville’s most influential political leaders, will leave her post this summer, the congressman’s office announced on Wednesday.

Early voter Lanna Williams, wearing a Black Lives Matter shirt, waits in line to vote with others at the Howard School in Nashville. Apparel with slogans not identified with a particular candidate or political party are permitted while voting. (Photo: John Partipilo)

Voter suppression tactics keep Tennessee at bottom of states for voting

BY: - November 3, 2020

Tennessee hasn’t experienced widespread voter intimidation but voter suppression tactics are rampant, said a Nashville voting rights advocate and congressional staffer. Lisa Quigley, chief of staff to U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper, D-Nashville, said there have been no reports of voter intimidation during early voting in Tennessee, but suppressive state voting laws play a key role […]