County Commission will wait until January to appoint District 86 representative

By , Daily Memphian Updated: December 19, 2022 9:42 PM CT | Published: December 19, 2022 9:41 PM CT

The Shelby County Commission will appoint the winner of the Democratic primary election Jan. 24. Since there are no Republican or independent challengers in the special March election, the appointee will effectively be the Tennessee House District 86 representative.


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