What happens now that Justin Pearson has been expelled from his House seat

By , Daily Memphian Updated: April 06, 2023 8:31 PM CT | Published: April 05, 2023 4:18 PM CT

The Shelby County Commission has filled two vacant seats in the Tennessee General Assembly from Shelby County in the past year — one following an expulsion and the other resulting from the death of a legislator. Here is how the process works.


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Bill Dries covers city and county government and politics. He is a native Memphian and has been a reporter for more than 40 years.


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