Harris re-election speculation and ‘People’s Summit’ stir political pot

By , Daily Memphian Updated: August 01, 2021 4:00 AM CT | Published: August 01, 2021 4:00 AM CT

Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris says it is too early to announce whether he will run for a second term. But local Democrats are anxious for an answer. Meanwhile the local Democratic party has a two-way race for a new chairman next month and the coalition for a “Moral Budget” talked about tax rate regrets at the “People’s Summit” in Whitehaven.


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