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Sanford: Shelby’s 2020 census figures expose stagnation that must be addressed

By , Daily Memphian Updated: September 23, 2021 4:00 AM CT | Published: September 23, 2021 4:00 AM CT
Otis Sanford
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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 Local 24. Contact him at 901-678-3669 or at o.sanford@memphis.edu. Follow him on Twitter @otissanford.

Shelby may still be the largest of Tennessee’s 95 counties, but it long ago lost the influence and cachet that it once enjoyed statewide.

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