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Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Feb 16, 2018
Democratic State Rep. Johnnie Turner announced today she will not seek reelection this year, the Memphis Daily News reports. Turner was first elected to the legislature in 2009, succeeding her late husband, Larry Turner. In her career, Turner was notable for passing legislation creating a Civil Rights Cold Case Joint Committee, which reviews unsolved criminal cases from the civil rights era for future investigation.