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Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Jun 20, 2018
Following state Rep. Gerald McCormick’s announcement that he would drop his name from the primary ballot and retire from the legislature, three Republicans have expressed interest in running to replace him, but all agreed that only one should appear on the ballot, the Nashville Post reports. Tony Sanders, the Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commissioner, Robin Smith, former Tennessee Republican Party chair, and Greg Martin, a Hamilton County Commissioner, all said they wanted the job. They have until June 28 to decide which of the three will pursue the seat officially.