‘Black-Out’ protest boosts second-day voting turnout

By , Daily Memphian Published: April 14, 2022 7:15 PM CT
<strong>Rev. Earle Fisher leads a group in communion outside the Shelby County Election Commission&rsquo;s early-voting site as part of a&nbsp;&ldquo;Black-Out&rdquo; protest over limiting the first two days of early voting to just the Downtown site.</strong> (Bill Dries/Daily Memphian)

Rev. Earle Fisher leads a group in communion outside the Shelby County Election Commission’s early-voting site as part of a “Black-Out” protest over limiting the first two days of early voting to just the Downtown site. (Bill Dries/Daily Memphian)

Thursday marked the withdrawal deadline for contenders in the August election, with several developments in the nonpartisan judicial races that are a major part of that ballot.

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2022 elections Black Clergy Collaborative Shelby County Election Commission early voting

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Bill Dries covers city and county government and politics. He is a native Memphian and has been a reporter for more than 40 years.


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