Spring Break: Scenes from Saturday on the Campaign Trail


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No matter how the rest of the weekend turned out, Saturday was a gorgeous, bona fide spring day, and politicians took advantage of it across the city. Here county commissioner Steve Mulroy and state Senator Beverly Marrero applaud an Irish dance.

Steve Mulroy, running for reelection to the Shelby County Commission, addressed his crowd at his Knight Arnold headquarters on Saturday, then indulged himself in two trademark limericks.

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Otis Jackson, seeking an upgrade from General Sessions Court Clerk to Shelby County Mayor, held court at his headquarters on E. Winchester Ave. on Saturday.

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James Catchings, candidate for county commission, gathers some of his faithful around him during his meet-and-greet at his Southbrook Mall HQ.

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Incumbent commissioner James Harvey, defending his seat against a challenge by Catchings, toward the end of a four hour meet-and-greet at his headquarters on Elvis Presley Boulevard.

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Mayoral candidate Deidre Malone checks in with members of her core group after a moving rally at various sites on Saturday.


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