Residency requirement in Memphis mayor’s race could affect three candidates

By , Daily Memphian Updated: March 07, 2023 11:30 PM CT | Published: March 07, 2023 6:41 PM CT

The Shelby County Election Commission released a legal opinion Feb. 28 that said Memphis’ five-year residency requirement for mayoral candidates should be enforced in the upcoming Memphis municipal election. 


Mayoral campaign 2023 Memphis Mayor's race Van Turner Allan Wade Floyd Bonner Jr. Willie Herenton
Samuel Hardiman

Samuel Hardiman

Samuel Hardiman is an enterprise and investigative reporter who focuses on local government and politics. A native Rhode Islander who lives in Midtown, he enjoys tennis, golf and reading.


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