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Posted by: Stacey Shrader Joslin on Apr 13, 2015

State Rep. Ryan Haynes of Knoxville was elected chairman of the Tennessee Republican Party Saturday by the party’s State Executive Committee. He replaces Chris Devaney, who resigned two months into a new two-year term. Haynes defeated executive committee member Rebecca Burke, fellow state Rep. Mary Littleton of Dickson and Vanderbilt University professor Carol Swain. He says he will resign from the House when the legislative session adjourns, Knoxnews reports.