Memphis mayoral residency referendum clears first reading

By , Daily Memphian Updated: March 22, 2023 6:04 AM CT | Published: March 21, 2023 7:19 PM CT

A charter amendment that would require candidates for Memphis mayor and City Council to live in the city at least a year before election day could be headed to voters in 2024. 


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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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