Environmental activist Justin Pearson wins state House District 86 seat

By , Daily Memphian Updated: January 25, 2023 9:22 AM CT | Published: January 24, 2023 9:38 PM CT

In his first race for elected office, Pearson easily beat attorney and former Shelby County Commissioner Julian Bolton in the Democratic primary. Pearson will be running uncontested in the general election.


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