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Election Day in Tennessee: Find the latest results as they come in

It’s Election Day in Tennessee for the State and Federal Primary and Shelby County General election.

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Voters headed to the polls Thursday to cast their ballots in several state and federal primaries and the Shelby County general election.


Joe Brown issues statement on win for Shelby County General Sessions Court Clerk

8/7/2020 - 9:50 a.m. - (STATEMENT) - "My family and I want to thank the citizens of Shelby County for having continued faith in my abilities by entrusting me with the office of the General Sessions Court Clerk.  God once again, has truly blessed and brought me through.  It is my goal to have a seamless transition as Mr. Ed Stanton and his staff have done an outstanding job during his tenure.  

I have been a good public servant for 21 years as a Memphis City Councilman. I’ve always served the people and have always stood with families.  In saying that, we plan to bring that same kind of commitment to the General Sessions Court Clerk’s office. 

  • Accessibility of services for citizens
  • Quality Customer Service for citizens
  • Education of citizens on services available

I will do my best to fulfill the expectations the citizens have of this office and more.


Joe Brown"


Erika Stotts Pearson wins Democratic primary in Tennessee’s 8th Congressional District

9:17 p.m. - NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Erika Stotts Pearson wins Democratic primary in Tennessee’s 8th Congressional District; will face Rep. David Kustoff.


Marquita Bradshaw wins Democratic Senate primary in Tennessee

8:59 p.m. - NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Memphis environmentalist, Black activist and single mom Marquita Bradshaw has won the Democratic primary for an open U.S. Senate seat in Tennessee. 

In the November election, Bradshaw will face former U.S. Ambassador to Japan Bill Hagerty, who defeated Nashville trauma surgeon Manny Sethi in the Republican primary. 

Bradshaw defeated Nashville attorney and former Army helicopter pilot James Mackler, who had snagged an endorsement from the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee and others. 

Bradshaw and Hagerty are seeking to succeed Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander, who is retiring. Republicans have held both Senate seats in Tennessee since 1994. 

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Tennessee House incumbents secure party nominations

8:40 p.m. - NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Several incumbents running for reelection in their House districts have comfortably won their primaries. 

U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen will defend his U.S. House seat against a Republican challenger in November after soundly defeating a Democratic primary challenger in Tennessee’s 9th Congressional District. 

Meanwhile, incumbent Democrat Jim Cooper won his party’s primary in Tennessee’s 5th Congressional District. 

For Republicans, Scott DesJarlais won the primary in Tennessee’s 4th Congressional District. 

Results were still being counted as of Thursday evening. 


Hagerty wins U.S. Senate GOP primary in Tennessee

8:15 p.m. - NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Former U.S. Ambassador to Japan Bill Hagerty has won the Tennessee Republican primary for an open U.S. Senate seat behind the endorsement of President Donald Trump. 

Hagerty overcame a challenge from trauma surgeon Manny Sethi to clinch his party’s nomination for the seat of retiring Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander. Hagerty ignored Sethi for most of the campaign, but in recent weeks the two brawled back-and-forth in TV ads over who was more conservative and loyal to Trump. 

Republicans have held both Tennessee Senate seats since 1994. Hagerty will face the winner of the Democratic primary in the November election. 

TUNE IN now to watch my speech on the Tennessee Republican Senate Primary Election: #MAGA #KAG2020

Posted by Bill Hagerty on Thursday, August 6, 2020

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We will provide updates to the latest results below as they come in.

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