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Must mayoral candidates live in the city? Depends on who you ask

By , Daily Memphian Updated: November 28, 2022 10:49 AM CT | Published: November 27, 2022 2:46 PM CT

There are city residency questions surrounding two of the six declared contenders to succeed Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland. Here’s a summary of legal opinions fueling the controversy.

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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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