Tennessee Leaders Announce Support for JB Smiley, Jr. for Governor

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Memphis, TN (TN Tribune) — The JB Smiley, Jr. for Governor campaign is proud to announce the endorsement of over 20 current and former elected officials from across Tennessee. They join Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09), who endorsed JB last week. “It is humbling that these distinguished public servants are supporting this campaign,” declared Smiley. “But the hard work of bringing new leadership to Nashville, leadership that all Tennesseeans can believe in, is only just beginning, and I am thankful to have these individuals, all with an extensive legacy of helping their communities, be a part of this work.” The Tennessee leaders below have recently announced their support for JB Smiley, Jr’s Gubernatorial campaign: Commissioner Eddie Jones; Shelby County Commission Commissioner Reginald Milton; Shelby County Commission Vice Chair Althea Greene; Shelby County Board of Education Register Shelandra Ford; Shelby County Register of Deeds Assessor Melvin Burgess; Shelby County Assessor of Property Commissioner Sheila Barlow, Tipton County Commission Honorable Julian Bolton, Esq; Former Shelby County Commissioner Honorable Sidney Chism; Former Shelby County Commissioner Councilwoman Demetrus Coonrod; Chattanooga City Council Alderman John Edwards; Covington City Council Councilman Ernest Brooks, Jackson City Council Councilwoman Michalyn Easter-Thomas; Memphis City Council Councilman Ed Ford, Sr; Memphis...