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Candidates Make Ballot for U. S. Senator, House of Representatives


Several candidates will be on the ballot for United States Senator and Seventh District House of Representatives on Aug. 6 in the Democratic and Republican primaries.

Republican U. S. Sen. Lamar Alexander is not seeking re-election, and Republican Congressman Mark Green is running for re-election from the Seventh District.

Green, R-Ashland City, and with a district office in Clarksville, is unchallenged in his primary race, Bill Hagerty, former United States ambassador to Japan and Dr. Manny Sethi, a Nashville surgeon, appear to be the two strongest candidates for the Republican nomination in the senate race.


Othe candidates are Cliford Adkins, Portland; Natasha Brooks, Nashville; Dr. Byron Bush, Brentwood; Roy Dale Cope, Chattanooga; Terry Dicus, Savannah; Tom Emerson, Jr., Brighton and Dr. George S. Flinn, Jr., Memphis.


More candidates include: Jon Henry, Riddleton; Kent A. Morrell, Knoxville; Glen L. Neal, Jr., Kodak; John E. Osborne, Nashville; Aaron L. Pettigrew, Murfreesboro and David Sylvester, Maryville.

On the state level. 70th District State Rep. Clay Doggett, R-Pulaski, and 28th District State Sen. Joey Hensley, R-Hohenwald, are unchallenged in their primary elections. Hensley will have an opponent running as an independent Nov. 3. Democratic Primary


Marquita Bradshaw, Memphis; Gary G. Davis, Nashville; Robin Kimbrough, Hendersonville; James Mackler, Nashville and Mark Pickrell, Nashville; are running for the Democratic nomination for U. S. Senator.


Kiran Sreepada, Cottage Grove, is running unopposed for the Democratic nomination in the Seventh Congressional District.

Several independent candidates will be running for seats Nov. 3 on the Democratic and Republican ballots.

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