Political dominoes are falling in Memphis and Shelby County.
Lee Harris has announced his candidacy for Shelby County Mayor, opening his State Senate seat #29 — which State Representative Raumesh Akbari has announced her intentions to fill. And now, another young Democrat has announced she will pursue Akbari’s seat in the Tennessee Legislature.
London Lamar, President of the Tennessee Young Democrats, will seek election to the District 91 seat in the Tennessee Legislature. Her official statement, released Tuesday:
Memphis, TN – Today, London Lamar announced her campaign for State Representative District 91:
“I am running because I believe that we must create a better future for our children and for our families. Memphis is full of potential and I look forward to helping lead a new generation of leadership at the State Capitol.”
Lamar continued, “Despite the division that we currently see in politics, I really believe it’s time for every segment of our community to come together. We can create the positive change needed to help better the lives of everyone, only if we’re willing to do it together.”