City Council member JB Smiley enters governor’s race

By , Daily Memphian Updated: September 08, 2021 4:33 PM CT | Published: September 08, 2021 3:12 PM CT

The first-term City Council member claims the numbers are there to first win the August statewide primary and then the November general election. That’s despite no Democrat winning statewide office in Tennessee in 15 years.


2022 Governor's race JB Smiley Jr. Bill Lee

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