DeBerry to run as independent after Legislature opens door

By , Daily Memphian Published: June 16, 2020 3:32 PM CT

State Rep. John DeBerry will run as an independent in the November election after the General Assembly passed legislation sidestepping a decision by the Tennessee Democratic Executive Committee to remove him from the ballot.

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Sam Stockard is a Nashville-based reporter with more than 30 years of journalism experience as a writer, editor and columnist covering the state Legislature and Tennessee politics for The Daily Memphian.


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