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Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Aug 3, 2018
Former Nashville Mayor Karl Dean and Franklin businessman Bill Lee have secured the Democratic and Republican nominations for Tennessee governor, respectively, the Nashville Scene reports. Lee defeated Rep. Diane Black, businessman Randy Boyd and Speaker Beth Harwell, while Dean bested House Minority Leader Craig Fitzhugh by a significant margin. In Tennessee’s other major statewide race, the contest to replace U.S. Senator Bob Corker, Democrat Phil Bredesen and Republican Marsha Blackburn easily won their primaries to secure their party nominations.