Fleischmann Wins Re-Election To House District 3

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Congressman Chuck Fleischmann was leading Democratic challenger Dr. Mary Headrick in early returns by a comfortable margin, though it was closer than expected in Hamilton County.

It was Fleischmann 35,800 and Headrick 31,055 after early voting in Hamilton County.

Later returns put the Chattanooga attorney up 157,725 to 91,031. Independent Matthew Deniston had 7,897.

Rep. Fleischmann had fought off several top competitors, including Weston Wamp and Scottie Mayfield, in a hard-fought primary.

He had outpolled Robin Smith to win the office after Zach Wamp finally stepped down to run for governor.

Dr. Headrick defeated Bill Taylor, another political newcomer, in the primary.

United States House District 3

 

Anderson

Chuck Fleischmann Republican 17,625 63.51%
Mary M. Headrick Democratic 9,253 33.34%
Matthew Deniston Independent 872 3.14%

 

Bradley

Chuck Fleischmann Republican 7,074 78.36%
Mary M. Headrick Democratic 1,647 18.25%
Matthew Deniston Independent 306 3.39%

 

Campbell

Chuck Fleischmann Republican 6,378 67.49%
Mary M. Headrick Democratic 2,737 28.96%
Matthew Deniston Independent 335 3.54%

 

Hamilton

Chuck Fleischmann Republican 76,301 56.07%
Mary M. Headrick Democratic 55,711 40.94%
Matthew Deniston Independent 4,081 3%

 

McMinn

Chuck Fleischmann Republican 11,816 70.08%
Mary M. Headrick Democratic 4,551 26.99%
Matthew Deniston Independent 494 2.93%

 

Monroe

Chuck Fleischmann Republican 10,601 67.83%
Mary M. Headrick Democratic 4,523 28.94%
Matthew Deniston Independent 505 3.23%

 

Morgan

Chuck Fleischmann Republican 3,937 66.77%
Mary M. Headrick Democratic 1,775 30.11%
Matthew Deniston Independent 184 3.12%

 

Polk

Chuck Fleischmann Republican 3,722 63.48%
Mary M. Headrick Democratic 1,964 33.5%
Matthew Deniston Independent 177 3.02%

 

Roane

Chuck Fleischmann Republican 13,220 66.41%
Mary M. Headrick Democratic 6,081 30.55%
Matthew Deniston Independent 607 3.05%

 

Scott

Chuck Fleischmann Republican 3,559 68.27%
Mary M. Headrick Democratic 1,465 28.1%
Matthew Deniston Independent 189 3.63%

 

Union

Chuck Fleischmann Republican 3,492 70.36%
Mary M. Headrick Democratic 1,324 26.68%
Matthew Deniston Independent 147 2.96%

 

 

Totals

Chuck Fleischmann Republican 157,725 61.45%
Mary M. Headrick Democratic 91,031 35.47%
Matthew Deniston Independent 7,897 3.08%

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