Campaign finance reports: 6-digit dollar figures in mayor, council races

By , Daily Memphian Updated: October 17, 2019 12:05 PM CT | Published: October 14, 2019 4:00 AM CT
<strong>Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland celebrates with supporters during an election night party at the Memphis Botanic Gardens on Oct. 3, 2019 after decisively winning a second term.</strong> (Jim Weber/Daily Memphian)

Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland celebrates with supporters during an election night party at the Memphis Botanic Gardens on Oct. 3, 2019 after decisively winning a second term. (Jim Weber/Daily Memphian)

The third quarter campaign finance reports show the campaign for a city sales tax hike raised more money than any candidate on the Oct. 3 ballot. The campaign was second only to Mayor Jim Strickland in spending. The reports cover the critical run-up to the city elections, including the first part of the early voting period.

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2019 Memphis Elections campaign finance Memphis City Council Shelby County Election Commission

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