Shelby County Voting Information

Early Voting is going on now and ends November 3rd. Election Day is November 8th.

Meet Frederick

Dr. Frederick Tappan, Sr. is Senior Pastor of Eureka TrueVine Baptist Church in Memphis. 25 years, he has been blessed and anointed to take the church from a ten member traditional church to thriving 300 plus member, multicultural congregation. Pastor Tappan spent the last 30 years tirelessly advocating for this community and has directed programs to serve the homeless, senior citizens, and underserved people in our city.

Dr. Tappan and his wife of 34 years, Regina, started the Memphis Area Youth Association for at-risk children, and L.I.F.E. Changing Ministries. He also opened the first free clinic for the homeless and uninsured, The Blessed House, in Memphis.

  • Married for 34 years to Regina Hatley-Tappan
  • Father to Frederick, II and Alexis; grandfather to Frederick III and Alexander
  • Attended Jacksonville Theological Seminary and received an Honorary Doctorate of Divinity from Atlantic Coast Theological Seminary
  • Graduate of The Harvard University School of Divinity, Leadership Institute
Dr. Tappan is running for the Tennessee State Senate because He is tired of all the violent crime, lack of quality education for our kids, and the out-of-control inflation. If elected, he wants to make a change for our families, our city, and our future.