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The Week in Review

Metro - Elections

In this week’s On the Ballot, nine candidates have filed petitions to run in the Nov. 8 special election for City Court Judge, and Memphis-Shelby County Schools Board of Education chair Michelle McKissack is considering a run for Memphis mayor. Plus, the Democratic candidate for Tennessee governor says Gov. Bill Lee is to blame for statewide delays in rape kit testing.


During a campaign stop Thursday, Sept. 15, in Memphis, Dr. Jason Martin pointed to low funding levels for the TBI crime lab despite a state surplus of $2 billion

City Court Judge special election field holds at nine By
School board chair plans run for Memphis mayor By
Gov. Lee calls for changes in plea deals during Memphis visit By
Tennessee Libertarians' uphill battle is made harder by extreme caucus By
County Commission Scorecard: Settling an old score in a new term By
Blackburn and Hagerty cite Memphis crime in new call for federal funding By
Nine make qualifying deadline for City Court judge special election By


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