Thursday, March 16, 2017

An Even 10 Candidates to Seek District 95 House Seat

Seven Republicans, two independents, and one Democrat qualify for special election race at filing deadline.

Posted By on Thu, Mar 16, 2017 at 11:03 PM



As of noon Thursday, filing deadline for candidates seeking to replace ex-state Representative Mark Lovell in House District 95 (Germantown, Collierville), a total of 10 candidates qualified: 7 Republicans; 1 Democrat; and 2 independents.

The Republicans are: Joseph Aaron Crone, Gail Williams Horner, Curtis D. Loynachan, Missy Marshall, Billy Patton, Frank Uhlhorn and Kevin Vaughan.

The Democrat is Julie Byrd Ashworth.

Ashworth will compete in the June 15 special general election with the winner of the special Republican primary, which takes place on April 27

Two independent candidates, Robert Schutt and Jim Tomasik, will also compete in the June 15 general election..

The District 95 state House seat became open when Lovell resigned it last month amid allegations of sexual impropriety.

Other information relevant to the District 95 election contest may be obtained from the Shelby County election Commission press release below:

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