As of noon Thursday, filing deadline for candidates seeking to replace ex-state Representative Mark Lovell
in House District 95 (Germantown, Collierville), a total of 10 candidates qualified: 7 Republicans; 1 Democrat; and 2 independents.
The Republicans are: Joseph Aaron Crone
, Gail Williams Horner
, Curtis D. Loynachan
, Missy Marshall
, Billy Patton
, Frank Uhlhorn
and Kevin Vaughan
The Democrat is Julie Byrd Ashworth
Ashworth will compete in the June 15 special general election with the winner of the special Republican primary, which takes place on April 27
Two independent candidates, Robert Schutt
and Jim Tomasik
, will also compete in the June 15 general election..
The District 95 state House seat became open when Lovell resigned it last month amid allegations of sexual impropriety.
Other information relevant to the District 95 election contest may be obtained from the Shelby County election Commission press release below: