What’s in a name? Election commissioners contend with nicknames, titles

Certified Memphis ballot will include a ‘prince’ and ‘underdog,’ but no ‘sister’ or ‘pastor’

By Published: July 26, 2019 4:00 AM CT

The Oct. 3 ballot will feature an "underdog" and a "prince" but no "sister" and no "pastor" in what can be a fine line between the names people are known by and a candidate looking for an edge.


2019 Memphis Elections Brent Taylor Dawn Bonner Gerald Kiner Shelby County Election Commission
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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