Special Election Set to Replace Rep. Lois Deberry

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(Memphis, TN) Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam issued a writ of election Tuesday setting the election dates to replace State Representative Lois DeBerry.

DeBerry died July 28th after representing House District 91 in Memphis since 1972.A special primary election for District 91 will be Tuesday, October 8th.A special general election will be held Thursday, November 21st.

Anyone interested in running for the position has until noon August 29th to file a petition with the Shelby County Election Commission.

The winner will take over Deberry’s current term then have to run again if they want to keep the seat in 2014 during the regular legislative elections.