Kelsey fends off strong challenge from Democrat Salinas in state Senate race

Democratic state Rep. Raumesh Akbari wins District 29 seat

By Updated: November 07, 2018 11:34 AM CT | Published: November 06, 2018 10:45 PM CT
Incumbent Republican state Sen. Brian Kelsey appears to have held off Democrat Gabby Salinas in one of the most competitive races District 31 has seen in recent memory.


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Omer Yusuf

Omer Yusuf

Omer Yusuf covers Binghampton, Frayser, North Memphis and Raleigh for The Daily Memphian. Omer previously covered county government. He is also a former reporter at The Jackson Sun and a University of Memphis graduate.

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