With six weeks to go before the November 6th election, the question on most minds — certainly on the minds of Democrats — is
Van Turner creates a new role for Councilman/Commissioner Ed Ford; Bredesen vs. Blackburn ad war under way.
So, okay, the newly elected version of the Shelby County Commission began the process of reorganizing itself on Monday, keeping some of the body's
As county government changes faces, deeper alterations may be needed.
The change has come. There is a new Shelby County Mayor, Lee Harris, and he will serve along with a Shelby County Commission that
I first encountered John McCain in 1983 when I was a newish grunt on the Washington scene, then serving as an aide to a
News and opinion, made in Memphis for a national audience.
Most political junkies spend a lot of time watching talk-show television — the Sunday-morning network shows on the major networks, but also the regular
Here we go again. The voting round that concluded on August 2nd with a virtual Democratic sweep is the second local election in a
Republicans were not the only ones dismayed at the results of the August 2nd election. To be sure, the GOP took a licking in
For all the ballyhoo, emailed appeals for more cash, and intensified public rhetoric of recent days, the known world will exist in more or
Contested County Commission Races: DISTRICT 1 (North Shelby County) — Republican Amber Mills is vying with Democrat J. Racquel Collins, a St. Jude administrator. Could
There are no undisputed favorites to win the various county positions on the current election ballot, voting for which concludes on August 2nd. Unsurprisingly, then,
Chancellor Jenkins settles the early-voting controversy, scuttling the Election Commission plan.
Chancellor Jenkins settles the early-voting controversy, scuttling the Election Commission plan and giving a win to the Shelby County Democrats and the NAACP.