Meet the candidates in the 8th District congressional primary

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The state primary is Aug. 4, and early voting is already underway.

The 8th District congressional race is shaping up to be one of the biggest contests of the election.

If you haven’t already voted early yet, read up on the candidates to know where they stand on the issues that matter to you.

For more information about voting and to see a sample ballot, go here.

Republican candidates
Ken Atkins
Hunter Baker
Dave Bault
George Flinn
  • Occupation: doctor
  • Politics and public office background: not specified
  • City: Memphis
  • Website: http://flinnfor8.com/
Brad Greer
  • Occupation: small-business owner
  • Politics and public office background: former campaign manager and Madison County Republican Party committee chair
  • City: Jackson
  • Website: http://www.greerforcongress.com/
Raymond Honeycutt
George B. Howell
  • Occupation: supervisor and project manager in manufacturing industry
  • Politics and public office background: not specified
  • City: Jackson
  • Website: http://www.howell4congress.com/
Brian Kelsey
  • Occupation: current state senator and attorney
  • Other politics and public office background: former state representative
  • City: Memphis
  • Website: http://www.votekelsey.com/
David Kustoff
  • Occupation: not specified
  • Politics and public office background: former U.S. attorney for the Western District of Tennessee
  • City: Germantown
  • Website: http://www.kustoffforcongress.com/
Tom Leatherwood
  • Occupation: Shelby County register of deeds
  • Other politics and public office background: former state senator
  • City: Arlington
  • Website: http://www.votetomleatherwood.org/
Mark H. Luttrell
  • Occupation: Shelby County mayor
  • Other politics and public office background: former Shelby County sheriff and warden with the Federal Bureau of Prisons
  • City: Cordova
  • Website: http://luttrellforcongress.com/
David J. Maldonado
  • Occupation: businessman
  • Politics and public office background: assistant for various federal and state Congress members
  • City: Collierville
  • Website: http://www.davidjmaldonado.com
David Wharton
Democratic candidates
Gregory Alan Frye
Rickey Hobson

*Cities provided are those listed by the Madison County Election Commission

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