Eddie Jones Files for Sessions Court Clerk

Within days of Shelby County General Sessions Court Clerk Ed Stanton indicating he would not seek re-election, one county commissioner has filed a petition for the job and another is considering a run, the Daily Memphian reports. Shelby County Commissioner Eddie Jones filed his qualifying petition Wednesday while Commissioner Reginald Milton said he is thinking about a run for the post. Jones said if elected, he would like to lead the court through a reform of the bail system. The race to replace Stanton begins with the March 3 county primaries with winners advancing to the August general election.

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