Democratic mayoral primary is contrast in leadership philosophies

By , Daily Memphian Updated: April 13, 2022 7:04 PM CT | Published: April 13, 2022 7:03 PM CT

Incumbent Mayor Lee Harris wants to continue a sea change in what issues the county mayor focuses on. His challenger in the May Democratic primary, Ken Moody, says that focus isn’t immediate or local enough.

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Bill Dries covers city and county government and politics. He is a native Memphian and has been a reporter for more than 40 years.


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