Grand Divisions

Tennessee Equality Project seeks to advance and protect the civil rights of our State’s gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender persons and their families in each Grand Division.

Thursday, August 7, 2008

Gresham wins close victory, will face Camp in November

From the Commercial Appeal:

In a local state Senate primary, Rep. Dolores Gresham, 66, of Somerville won a tough challenge against two Republican opponents for the District 26 senate seat vacated by former Senate Speaker John Wilder.

With all precincts reporting, Gresham collected 4,899 votes, or 38 percent just ahead of Bob Shutt's 4,797 votes, or 37 percent. Tim Linder had 2,949 votes, or 23 percent.

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