20-Year Incumbent Challenged in Hamilton County Primary

Twenty-year incumbent Criminal Court Clerk Gwen Tidwell is facing opposition in the May 6 primary from fellow Democrat Brian White of East Ridge. The winner of that race will face State Rep. Vince Dean, R-East Ridge, who is leaving his District 30 seat to seek the court clerk post. He does not have Republican opposition. The Chattanooga Times Free Press has more as part of its series on contested races in the May 6 Hamilton County primary.