Sawyer apologizes for old tweets, says they don’t reflect who she is

Almost 4,000 cast early ballots in first 2 days of early voting

By , Daily Memphian Updated: September 16, 2019 12:41 PM CT | Published: September 14, 2019 6:54 PM CT

The latest resurrected tweets, including one about outing a gay faculty member while in college, have become a major issue in Sawyer's campaign. Sawyer says there may be more. Meanwhile, the first day early-voting turnout from Friday was still tentative into Saturday afternoon, but it appeared to be several hundred lower than the opening day turnout in 2015. 

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2019 Memphis Elections Jim Strickland Tami Sawyer Willie Herenton
Bill Dries

Bill Dries

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


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