Democratic candidates for governor largely agree on health care, guns, teacher pay in debate

By , Daily Memphian Updated: June 22, 2022 5:52 AM CT | Published: June 21, 2022 11:05 PM CT

The Democratic candidates in the race are Memphis City Councilman JB Smiley Jr., Nashville-based critical-care physician Jason Martin and Memphis activist Carnita Atwater. 


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Ian Round

Ian Round

Ian Round is The Daily Memphian’s state government reporter. He came to Tennessee from Maryland where he reported on local politics for Baltimore Brew. He earned a Master of Journalism degree from the University of Maryland in December 2019.


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