City Council’s District 1 deadlock spawns theories

By , Daily Memphian Published: November 24, 2018 9:47 AM CT
The Memphis City Council’s deadlock over filling a vacancy on the body began to read like a political whodunit, even while the council was in the process Tuesday of taking more than 100 votes on the appointment. The usual suspects of race, political power and political deals were all mentioned and hinted at during the standoff between council members backing Raleigh Community Development Corp. executive director Rhonda Logan and Flinn Broadcasting sales manager Lonnie Treadaway.


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Bill Dries covers city and county government and politics. He is a native Memphian and has been a reporter for more than 40 years.


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