Mayor’s race shifts as Sawyer responds to Twitter controversy

Harris backs Clemons in council race

By , Daily Memphian Updated: September 16, 2019 3:56 PM CT | Published: September 16, 2019 4:00 AM CT

The Tennessee Equality Project and director of OUTMemphis each issued statements on a 2014 tweet by Memphis mayoral contender and Shelby County Commissioner Tami Sawyer about outing a gay teacher.

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2019 Memphis Elections Davin Clemons early vote Lee Harris Tami Sawyer

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