Herenton kicks off mayoral bid with emphasis on experience, crime

By , Daily Memphian Updated: May 25, 2023 9:33 PM CT | Published: May 25, 2023 9:33 PM CT

Former Mayor Willie Herenton’s seventh bid for mayor is being framed as a reelection effort and relies heavily on his experience as the longest serving mayor in the city’s history. 


2023 Memphis Mayor's race Willie Herenton

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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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