Norris won’t step down from Senate before Nov. 6; special election likely

By , Daily Memphian Updated: October 17, 2018 6:50 AM CT | Published: October 16, 2018 4:13 PM CT
Senate Majority Leader Mark Norris, newly appointed to a U.S. District Court judgeship, confirmed Tuesday he won’t be able to resign his legislative seat before the Nov. 6 election, a situation that will lead to a special election for the District 32 seat and potential temporary replacement.

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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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