Special Election Dates Set for DeBerry’s Seat

Special elections will be held in Memphis on Oct. 8 and Nov. 21 to fill the seat in the House of Representatives left open with the death of state Rep. Lois DeBerry. The Tennessean reports that Gov. Bill Haslam set the dates on Tuesday for the primary and general elections for the 91st House District, which stretches south of midtown Memphis as far as the Whitehaven neighborhood.