2 Court Clerks Pull Qualifying Petitions on Opening Day

Two court clerks in Shelby County were among the first candidates to pull petitions on the opening day of the 2014 Shelby County election filing season, the Memphis Daily News reports. Probate Court Clerk Paul Boyd and Juvenile Court Clerk Joy Touliatos will run in the Republican primary. The deadline for candidates to file petitions for the county ballot is Feb. 20, 2014. Election day for the primaries is May 6, with the general election on Aug. 7.