Special election set for DeBerry seat - FOX13 News, WHBQ FOX 13

Special election set for DeBerry seat

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (FOX13) -

A special primary and general election are now planned to find a replacement for the longest serving member of the Tennessee House.

Representative Lois Marie DeBerry (May 5, 1945 - July 28, 2013) was the first African American female Speaker Pro Tempore of the Tennessee House. DeBerry died last month after a long battle with cancer at the age of 68.

A special primary election will be held Oct. 8 and the special general election is set for Nov. 21

The winner of the November election will serve the remainder of Representative DeBerry's current term.

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