Calvo and Smiley council campaigns reflect unique setting for council races

By , Daily Memphian Published: August 23, 2019 1:47 PM CT

Mauricio Calvo, on the Daily Memphian Politics Podcast, said last year's council deadlock on filling a council vacancy prompted him to run on the Oct. 3 ballot. J.B. Smiley Jr. is making his bid for a different council seat after a bid last year for the Shelby County Commission.


2019 Memphis Elections J.B. Smiley Jr. Mauricio Calvo Memphis City Council

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