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The Tennessee Ninth District: Cohen to Tinker to Towns

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In a surprise (but unanimous) decision, the Shelby County Election Commission last Thursday approved the petition of state representative Joe Towns Jr. as a candidate in the Democratic primary for the 9th Congressional District.

It should be remembered, however, that Towns' name was on the 9th District primary ballot in 2006, but his minimal to nonexistent campaigning earned him an insignificant vote total ...

Read Jackson Baker's latest take on the 9th District race.

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