Elections

Updated: Profiles of all three of the leading candidates for Memphis Mayor are now live online.  Excellent reporting and writing by Erica R. Williams. Click to access the candidate of your choice: Former Mayor Dr. Willie W. Herenton County Commissioner Tami Sawyer Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland is optimistic. With the...
Updated: Profiles of all three of the leading candidates for Memphis Mayor are now live online.  Excellent reporting and writing by Erica R. Williams. Click to access the candidate of your choice: County Commissioner Tami Sawyer Mayor Jim Strickland (Incumbent) Dr. Willie W. Herenton recalled the days when he attended...
At 92, retired Capt. Jerry Williams of the Memphis Police Department most likely will drive to his local precinct to vote in the Oct. 3 Municipal Election. And if by some chance he can’t continue his personal tradition, he’ll hitch a ride. Voting is that big of a deal to...
The Memphis municipal elections are less than 90 days away and the pool of contenders vying for the city’s top spot is full. So far, 15 candidates have pulled petitions for mayor, including incumbent Jim Strickland, Shelby County Commissioner Tami Sawyer and former Memphis Mayor Dr. Willie W. Herenton. All...