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Posted by: Brittany Sims on Apr 3, 2014

Eighth District U.S. Rep. Stephen Fincher formally kicked off his re-election campaign Monday in Jackson at an event featuring conservative talk show host Michael Reagan. He faces opposition in the August Republican primary from Dana Matheny of Collierville and a Democratic primary field of Rickey R. Hobson of Fayette County, Lawrence Pivnick of Memphis and Tom Reasons of Dyersburg, Memphis Daily News reports. The filing deadline for the August state and federal primaries, as well as nonpartisan Shelby County Schools board and judicial positions, was today at noon.