Leatherwood’s nonpartisan election bill fails

By , Daily Memphian Updated: February 27, 2019 7:09 PM CT | Published: February 27, 2019 11:46 AM CT

State Rep. Tom Leatherwood of Arlington called his proposal to make local election nonpartisan in Shelby and Davidson counties a "good government" bill, but it died in a House subcommittee Wednesday.


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Sam Stockard

Sam Stockard

Sam Stockard is a Nashville-based reporter with more than 30 years of journalism experience as a writer, editor and columnist covering the state Legislature and Tennessee politics for The Daily Memphian.


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