People’s Convention endorses Tami Sawyer for mayor

Successor to 1991 event draws around 600 to hear candidates

By Updated: June 09, 2019 3:53 PM CT | Published: June 08, 2019 10:06 PM CT

The convention at the Paradise Entertainment Center in South Memphis Saturday drew no city council incumbents before a group of 600 to the nightclub, with about 200 participating in the process that stretched over six hours.


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Bill Dries

Bill Dries

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

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