Thursday, March 3, 2016

Easy Win for Stanton in Democratic Primary for General Sessions Clerk

Will oppose GOP's Morton in August General Election

Posted By on Thu, Mar 3, 2016 at 9:58 AM


Though, clearly, most attention locally was trained on the presidential primary results in Tuesday’s voting, there was one more matter to be decided, the De
Ed Stanton Jr.
  • Ed Stanton Jr.
mocratic primary for General Sessions Court Clerk.

That contest went fairly easily to the incumbent, Ed Stanton Jr., with 53,797 votes to 18,896 for William Stovall.

The Republican primary winner, who was uncontested, was Richard Morton, with 36,756 votes.

Stanton and Morton will vie for the position in the August 4 Shelby County general election.

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