Rose wins GOP primary in special election to succeed Norris in Senate

Covington businessman Paul Rose won the Republican nomination contest in the special election to succeed former state Senate Majority Leader Mark Norris (R-Collierville). Rose won 60% of the vote, compared with 14.4% for George Chism, 14.3% for Heidi Shafer, and 11% for former state Rep. Steve McManus.

Rose will face Eric R. Coleman, who received 543 in his uncontested Democratic primary.  The general election is March 12.

3 Responses to Rose wins GOP primary in special election to succeed Norris in Senate

  • James White says:

    over 105,000 registered voters in district 32 ?

  • James White says:

    I see ?NeoCon? Mark Green voted Yes “”The President shall not withdraw support from NATO.”” Seems he likes the UN and NATO more than our nation’s right to decide war.
    H.R. 676: NATO Support Act

  • JamesKaw says:

    In something of an irony, or at the very least an interesting coincidence, one of Shafer’s rivals for the District 32 seat is the aforementioned McManus, who forwent the option of trying to regain his House seat from Thompson (who won again over the GOP’s Scott McCormick ) and was himself attracted by the prospect of the Norris vacancy.

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