Mayoral incumbent, challengers paint different portraits of city’s future

By , Daily Memphian Updated: August 22, 2019 9:32 AM CT | Published: August 21, 2019 9:35 PM CT

Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland has a full calendar of groundbreakings and openings as an incumbent campaigning on his record. Challenger Tami Sawyer, meanwhile, is appealing to fellow millennials to resist the call of other cities as well as the momentum Strickland is claiming.

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2019 Memphis Elections Jim Strickland Tami Sawyer
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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