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Massey wins special election in Senate District 6

Republican candidate Becky Duncan Massey will be the next state senator in the Sixth District, according to unofficial election results posted by the Knox County Election Commission. With about 35 percent of precincts reporting, Democratic Party candidate Gloria Johnson had

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Senate District 6 Special Election Tuesday

Here is the Tuesday, November 8 ballot for Tennessee’s Sixth Senate District, clipped from the Tennessee Ticket State Senate voter guide: District 6 Gloria Johnson Party: Democratic Bio: Teacher Website: votegloriajohnson.com Social media: Facebook Page Becky Duncan Massey Party: Republican

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Win or lose, family ties

Andy Sher examines a rich swathe of Tennessee’s political history by stacking-up Weston Wamp’s bid for the Third District seat his father recently held against the fortunes of other politicians’ sons and daughters. One forgets just how many names in

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Massey nominated by GOP in Senate District 6

Becky Duncan Massey bested two Republican rivals for the nomination in the special election to replace former Sen. Jamie Woodson in the Sixth Senate District. Knoxville City Councilwoman Marilyn Roddy received 39 percent of the vote to Massey’s 49 percent,

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Senate District 6 candidates tout endorsements, ratings

As early voting gets underway in the special election to replace former state Sen. Jamie Woodson, candidates running in the Republican primary are announcing approval from a number of stakeholder groups. From the Knoxville News-Sentinel‘s editorial page: Our choice in

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