Several New Circuit, General Sessions Judges Elected Across the State - Articles

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Posted by: Katharine Heriges on May 3, 2018
The AOC today posted election results from judicial elections on the May 1 ballot in counties across the state. Candidates running unopposed included Sullivan County’s William K. Rogers for Circuit Court Part II; Jim Gass, who ran to represent Cocke, Grainger, Jefferson and Sevier counties in District 4 for Circuit Court Part II; and Ben E. Bennett, who ran for General Sessions Part II in District 16, which serves Cannon and Rutherford Counties. Carter S. Moore won District 4’s contested race for Circuit Court Part I, Kyle E. Hendrick won for Hamilton County’s Circuit Court Division IV, Barry R. Tidwell won for District 16’s Circuit Court Division III, and David R. Howard won for Sumner County’s General Sessions Division II. Davidson County alone held four races, and the winners were: Angie Blackshear Dalton, Circuit Court Judge Division II; Anne C. Martin, Chancellor; Ana L. Escobar, General Sessions Division III; and Sam Coleman, General Sessions Division X.