Sanford: Shelby County Democrats embrace the L word

Unlike in Mississippi, here terms like ‘liberal’ and ‘Democrat’ aren’t ballot-box poison

By , Daily Memphian Published: October 31, 2019 4:00 AM CT
Otis Sanford
Daily Memphian

Otis Sanford

Otis Sanford holds the Hardin Chair of Excellence in Journalism and Strategic Media at the University of Memphis and is the political analyst and commentator for WATN ABC24 News. Contact him at 901-678-3669 or at Follow him on Twitter @otissanford.

On the night Mississippi voters are deciding between two degrees of conservatism, Shelby County Democrats will gather in Germantown to ask the question, “How Liberal Are You?”


Jim Hood London Lamar Shelby County Democratic Party Steve Mulroy Tate Reeves


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