“Lee is not afraid… [Lee Harris will] tackle tough issues…. Lee Harris will govern in a manner that is inclusive.” – Congressman Steven Cohen
MEMPHIS (July 1, 2018) – Congressman Steve Cohen (D-9) has announced his endorsement of Lee Harris for County Mayor.
Full Statement from Congressman Cohen: “We need a County Mayor who is a qualified and proven leader. Lee Harris is the right person for the job. He’s rooted in this community. He’s personally invested in the public schools. He’s been a leader in local government and is currently the top Democrat in state government. Lee is not afraid to speak his mind, confront special interest groups, or tackle tough challenges. He’s the much-needed voice of progressives that our County deserves. With Lee Harris as our next County Mayor, we’ll have a leader who is committed to representing the public interest. I know because I’ve seen him in action on the Memphis City Council and in the Tennessee State Senate and he has spoken out and taken action on the issues that need attention if Memphis and Shelby County are to move forward. Lee Harris will govern in a manner that is inclusive and we need unity now more than ever. The New Era movement is a terrific step in the right direction. I fully endorse Lee Harris to be our next Mayor of Shelby County.”
From State Senator Lee Harris: “I am pleased to be supported by Congressman Cohen. He is one of the most beloved effective leaders in our community. If elected, I look forward to working with him on behalf of the citizens of Shelby County.”