Republicans win 2 seats formerly held by Democrats

(AP Photo/Jeff Adkins)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Republicans have won two seats previously held by Democrats in the Tennessee House and held on to

another formerly held by expelled lawmaker Jeremy Durham. Republican Michael Curcio easily defeated Democrat Dustin Evans on

Tuesday to win the District 69 seat vacated by Democratic Rep. David Shepard of Dickson. Former Army Col. Sam Whitson of

Franklin defeated Democrat Holly McCall in District 65 race by 42 percentage points to keep the former Durham seat in the GOP


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