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2022 Tennessee Primary Election Day results


See 2022 Tennessee Primary Election results as votes are tallied. For other down ballot races relevant to the region, results will be posted as races are called by the Tennessee Secretary of State's office.

This story has been edited.

Tennesseans decided nominees for a number of federal and state-level legislative races during Thursday’s primary election.

Tennessee's 7th Congressional District incumbent GOP Rep. Mark Green was unopposed. He'll advance to the general election with and face Democrat Odessa Kelly.

In a contested northwestern Tennessee U.S. House Primary, incumbent U.S. Rep. David Kustoff beat out a trio of competitors for the 8th Congressional District nomination. He’ll face Democrat Lynette Williams after she defeated Tim McDonald in her primary race.

The area's two Tennessee Senate districts both featured unopposed Republican candidates with no Democrats awaiting them in the general election. Tennessee's 23rd Senate district GOP nominee will be incumbent Sen. Kerry Roberts. Incumbent Sen. Ed Jackson will represent the Republican Party for the 25th state Senate district.

In the region's Tennessee House races, a number of unopposed incumbent Republicans are advancing with no Democrat having filed to challenge in the fall. That includes Rep. Curtis Johnson in the state's 68th Congressional District; Rep. Jay Reedy in the state's 74th Congressional District; Rep. Tandy Darby in the state's 76th Congressional District; Rep. Rusty Grills in the state's 77th Congressional District; and Rep. Chris Hurt in the state's 82nd Congressional District.

In Tennessee's 67th Congressional District, Republicans elected Tommy J. Vallejos, Sr. as their nominee over John W. Dawson. Vallejos will face Democrat Ronnie L. Glynn, who was unchallenged for the nomination.

Jeff Burkhart beat out fellow Republicans Deanna McLaughlin and Kent Griffey for GOP nom in Tennessee's 75th Congressional District.

For further election results, consult the Tennessee Secretary of State's website.

A native of western Kentucky, Operle earned his bachelor's degree in integrated strategic communications from the University of Kentucky in 2014. Operle spent five years working for Paxton Media/The Paducah Sun as a reporter and editor. In addition to his work in the news industry, Operle is a passionate movie lover and concertgoer.
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