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Posted by: Brittany Sims on Feb 28, 2014

Shelby County Election Commissioners certified all but three names for the May county primary ballot and will meet March 5 to consider challenges to the residency of candidates Edith Ann Moore, M. Latroy Williams and E. Jefferson Jones. At the noon withdrawal deadline yesterday, Shelby County Commission chairman James Harvey dropped out of the Democratic primary race for Shelby County Mayor and Clay Perry withdrew from the Democratic primary for Probate Court Clerk. Candidates in the August non-partisan Shelby County Schools board and judicial races have until April 3 to file their qualifying petitions for the ballot, the Memphis Daily News reports.