Safer. Stronger. Smarter.

Mick Wright is the Republican nominee for Shelby County Commission in District 3, representing Bartlett, Lakeland and northeast Memphis. He shares our values and will serve as an effective and vocal advocate for our community. As commissioner, Mick Wright will work to improve public safety, strengthen the local economy and support public schools, while holding the line on taxes and spending.

As commissioner, Mick will continue efforts to eliminate the county debt and to reduce our property tax rate, which is the highest in Tennessee and double the state average.

Mick believes we need to reverse the migration out of Shelby County by making this a safer place to live, with high-paying jobs and a well-educated workforce made possible by great schools.

Mick hopes to continue serving the community of Bartlett, Lakeland and northeast Shelby as your next county commissioner and would appreciate your vote on August 2.

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About Mick Wright

Since 2003, Mick has worked for Youth Villages, a national non-profit serving children and families in 13 states around the country. Mick manages internal communications for the organization’s 3,000+ employees and works from the organization’s headquarters in Bartlett. Youth Villages is one of the largest service organizations in the country, with a nearly $200 million annual operating budget.

Mick is a graduate of East High School in his native Des Moines, Iowa. He holds a bachelor’s degree in English from Harding University and a master’s degree in public administration from Strayer University.

In 2000, Mick married his college sweetheart, Alison, who works as a registered nurse in the ICU at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital. The couple moved to Shelby County that same year, and have lived in Bartlett since purchasing their first home in 2008.

Mick and Alison are members of Highpoint Church, the Memphis Runners Track Club and the Bartlett Runners Club. They ran their first marathon together in December.

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