Candidates for 2023 Memphis city elections start pulling petitions to run

By , Daily Memphian Updated: May 23, 2023 3:55 PM CT | Published: May 22, 2023 8:13 PM CT

The opening day crowd to get petitions at the Election Commission’s Downtown office had a few surprises, a party bus and even some camaraderie among competing candidates.


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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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