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.

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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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