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Quick Decision Expected on District 89 House Seat

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Names are beginning to be dropped in the hat for consideration as interim state representative for House District 89, just vacated by newly elected state Senator Beverly Marrero.

Among those being talked about so far (by themselves or others) are activists David Holt, Jeannie Richardson, and Mary Wilder. Democrat Kevin Gallagher and Republican John Farmer, declared candidates for a special election to fill the seat, are also considered to be interested.

The Shelby County Commission is expected to advertise for applicants on Monday and to appoint someone within a one- or two-week time frame thereafter.

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