Michael Nelson

Michael Nelson is contributing editor and columnist for The Daily Memphian, the political analyst for WMC-TV, and the Fulmer professor of political science at Rhodes College. His latest books are “Clinton's Elections: 1992, 1996, and the Birth of a New Era of  Governance" and “The American Presidency: Origins and Development, 1776-2018.”

Nelson: The ghosts of politics past – four of them – paid a visit to Memphis last night

By Updated: October 07, 2019 1:47 PM CT | Published: October 04, 2019 4:00 AM CT

Of the Ghosts of Politics Past that voters turned away, the first was the 79-year-old former mayor, Willie Herenton, who resigned the office in the middle of his fifth term in 2009. 

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Myron Lowery Steve Cohen Tami Sawyer Willie Herenton

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