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Fincher Challenger Speculation in the 8th

As the redistricting dust settles, Jackson Baker looks at the possibility of U.S. Rep. Stephen Fincher drawing an opponent from the Shelby County section of the new 8th Congressional District…. and other political race possibilities.
Memphis city councilman Kemp Conrad acknowledged to the Flyer that he’s had encouragement to run and is considering a bid.
Others whose names have figured in speculation include former 8th District candidate and ex-Shelby County Commissioner George Flinn; former U.S. Attorney David Kustoff, who ran for Congress in the7th District in 2002; state Senate Majority Leader Mark Norris; and state Senator Brian Kelsey.