This week's topic: the October 6th Memphis elections, including the re-election of Mayor A.C. Wharton for his first full term as Memphis Mayor, the Memphis City Council, and one run-off election for District 7's City Council seat between Lee Harris and Kimba Ford, neither of whom received 50% of the vote.
Radio Roundtable: The Upcoming Municipal Elections
Memphis, TN – This week's topic: the upcoming municipal elections. Will voter apathy keep people from the polls? Early voting has started for the October 6th elections. The panel discusses who will show up to vote, and why.
September 2, 2011: Movement in School Consolidation?
Memphis, TN – This week's most important story: the ongoing consolidation of the Memphis and Shelby County school systems. The County Commission conducts a less-than-unanimous vote on the school merger settlement, and the disagreements continue, with a final plan still not ready.