Democrats call for censure of Strickland over endorsement

By , Daily Memphian Updated: March 24, 2022 7:13 PM CT | Published: March 24, 2022 4:28 PM CT
<strong>Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland (shown at a press conference on March 8) said in a statement released Wednesday, March 23, that he is &ldquo;endorsing Brent (Taylor) because he will be a strong voice and leader for Memphis in the Senate from day one.&rdquo;</strong> (Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian)

Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland (shown at a press conference on March 8) said in a statement released Wednesday, March 23, that he is “endorsing Brent (Taylor) because he will be a strong voice and leader for Memphis in the Senate from day one.” (Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian)

Strickland’s backing of Brent Taylor in the state Senate District 31 primary follows endorsements by Tennessee Republican U.S. Sens. Marsha Blackburn and Bill Hagerty.

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2022 elections Ruby Powell Dennis Jim Strickland Brent Taylor Dave Cambron Shelby County Democratic Party

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