John Ford’s candidacy for general sessions court clerk is a no-go, state officials say

By Updated: November 20, 2019 6:14 PM CT | Published: November 20, 2019 6:14 PM CT

Convicted felon and former state senator John Ford has filed a petition to run for Shelby County General Sessions Court Clerk, but state officials say a judge's order concerning his bribery conviction while in office bars him from running.


Ed Stanton Eddie Jones General Sessions Court Clerk John Ford Judge Gina C. Higgins Reginald Milton Shelby County Tennessee Waltz Walter Bailey
Linda A. Moore

Linda A. Moore

Linda A. Moore covers Shelby County government for The Daily Memphian. A Memphis native, Linda has covered local news for more than 20 years as a reporter for The Commercial Appeal.

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