McCormick, Floyd, Favors, Dean Returned To State House Joined By Carter

Tuesday, November 6, 2012

State Reps. Gerald McCormick, Richard Floyd, JoAnne Favors and Vince Dean were returned to office in Tuesday's election.

Former General Sessions Court Judge Mike Carter was unopposed in both the primary and the general election for the newly drawn House 29 seat.

Rep. McCormick defeated Rodger Cooksey in House 26, and Rep. Floyd won House 27 over Frank Eaton.

House 28 Rep. Favors bested Johnny Horne and Rep. Dean of House 30 defeated Sandy Smith.

House Majority Leader McCormick said, “In the next General Assembly, we are going to continue focusing on private sector job growth, strengthening educational opportunities for our children, and stopping government waste. Rep. Floyd and Rep. Dean have been important parts of our team in the Capitol and I am proud they are coming back. At the same time, I would like to welcome Mike Carter as the newest representative in Hamilton County.

“We have a lot of challenges awaiting us in the next two years but, with our team from Hamilton County and this larger majority, I am confident we will meet them head on and make Tennesseans proud.”

House District 26

Gerald McCormick 21,112

Rodger Cooksey 6,980

House District 27

Richard Floyd 18,702

Frank Eaton 8,785

House District 28

JoAnne Favors 19,985

Johnny Horne 4,094

House District 29

Mike Carter 19,854

House District 30

Vince Dean 17,234

Sandy Smith 8,949

 

 

 


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