Marrero Easy Winner in Democratic Primary for District 30 State Senate 

State Representative Beverly Marrero will soon be state Senator Beverly Marrero after a bigger-than-expected win Thursday in the special Democratic Primary election for District 30 -- where, if she defeats Republican Larry Parrish in March, she will succeed (from left)former District 30 senator (now congressman) Steve Cohen and current interim senator Shea Flinn

Marrero had 2,810 votes to 925 for former city attorney Spence, winning 73 percent to 24 percent. Spence, a highly touted candidate for the Memphis school board in 2004, has now suffered two successive electoral defeats.

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
    • Meatless Monday

      No sausages got made in this week’s Shelby County Commission meeting.
    • Commission Gets It Together

      Consensus for medical marijuana; against school vouchers and county social media policy.

Blogs

News Blog

Alexander to TVA: Don't Buy Wind Power

Intermission Impossible

Hattiloo Announces Season 12: August Wilson, Lynn Nottage, Soul Train...

News Blog

Memphis Theological Seminary Stands with Refugees

News Blog

Fight Over Forrest Statue Isn't Over

Fly On The Wall Blog

Remembering the "Miracle Child" Robert Raiford

Memphis Gaydar

Bathroom Bill Halted in TN Legislature

News Blog

RIP Robert Raiford

News Blog

Memphis Pets of the Week (March 23-29)

ADVERTISEMENT

More by Jackson Baker

  • Meatless Monday

    No sausages got made in this week’s Shelby County Commission meeting.
    • Mar 23, 2017
  • Whistle-Blower’s Crime

    The current inquiry into possible Trump campaign misdeeds recalls a long-gone bit of personal history.
    • Mar 23, 2017
  • Mae Beavers for Governor?

    Yes, Flyer folk, you may have the General Assembly's Iron Maiden to deal with in 2018!
    • Mar 20, 2017
  • More »

Readers also liked…

ADVERTISEMENT
© 1996-2017

Contemporary Media
460 Tennessee Street, 2nd Floor | Memphis, TN 38103
Visit our other sites: Memphis Magazine | Memphis Parent | Inside Memphis Business
Powered by Foundation