New ‘People’s Convention’ planned in April for 2019 city elections

By , Daily Memphian Updated: February 06, 2019 4:13 PM CT | Published: January 31, 2019 5:05 PM CT

A new "People's Convention" is being organized to run a slate of candidates in the 2019 Memphis elections. It shares some features of the 1991 gathering that backed Willie Herenton's historic bid for mayor, but there are some significant differences as well.


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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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