We would like to thank all of the organizations and individuals who show their support, rally behind our campaign, and believe in a new era for Shelby County.

- Lee Harris & Campaign Staff



The UCW-CWA is the union for staff and faculty, graduate employees, and lecturers at public colleges and universities in Tennessee. 

Congressman Steve Cohen
Commissioner Walter Bailey
Commissioner Van Turner
Commissioner Melvin Burgess
Commissioner Justin Ford
Commissioner Eddie Jones
Commissioner Willie Brooks
Commissioner Reginald Milton
State Senator Sara Kyle
Councilwoman Tajuan Stout Mitchell

Councilman Martavius Jones

State Representative Raumesh Akbari

State Representative Dwayne Thompson

Assessor Cheyenne Johnson
David Porter, Jr.
Cassandra Webster
Charles Sims
Rod Deberry
Dr. Phillip R Bowden
State Representative G A Hardaway
State Representative Larry Miller

State Representative Johnnie Turner

Mayor Andy Berke

The Shelby County Young Democrats promote candidate recruitment and education programs, constituent engagement opportunities, and GOTV strategies for liberal voters in Shelby County, TN.

In addition to supporting the Democratic National Committee (DNC) and Tennessee Democratic Party (TNDP) platforms, the Shelby County Democratic Party (SCDP) also supports the following policy principles which have a direct impact and relevance to the citizens of Shelby County.

Democracy for America is a member-driven, people-powered political action committee aimed at building and empowering a broad coalition of grassroots organizers to elect the New American Majority


The Commercial Appeal is a largest daily newspaper of Memphis, Tennessee, and its surrounding metropolitan area

The Shelby County chapter of the International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers (SMART)

The Working Families Party is a growing progressive political organization that fights for an economy that works for all of us, and a democracy in which every voice matters. 

The Collective PAC is a national organization focused on increasing the number of African Americans in public office, to ensure a nation with a truly representative democracy.

Memphis For All is the official local chapter of Our Revolution

Stand for Children works to ensure that all children, regardless of their background, graduate from high school prepared for, and with access to, college or career training. 

The Progressive Change Campaign Committee advocates for economic populist priorities like expanding Social Security, debt-free college, Wall Street reform, and the public option.

The ATU is the largest labor union representing transit and allied workers in the U.S. and Canada. The Memphis chapter – Local 713 – represents the interests of nearly 500 workers.

Future 901 supports candidates who will work to grow Memphis and Shelby County as a successful community that is inclusive of all people.

The Carpenters Union represents more than 3,000 skilled carpenters, cabinetmakers, pile drivers, lathers, framers, floorlayers, roofers, drywallers and workers in forest products and related industries.

The Steamfitters Union Local 614 is a brotherhood of pipefitters, welders, HVAC technicians, and contractors working together located in Memphis, TN

The American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) works tirelessly to improve the lives of working people.

The IBEW represents approximately 750,000 active members and retirees who work in a wide variety of fields, including utilities, construction, telecommunications, broadcasting, manufacturing, railroads and government.

People For the American Way’s Next Up Victory Fund helps young progressive candidates win races for state and local offices across the country.

Citizens for Better Service advocate for accessible, affordable public transportation for Memphis area bus riders and works to improve local bus services.