Rep. Eric Watson won the primary for his House District 22 seat on Thursday night and Kevin Brooks kept his House District 24 seat.
Rep. Watson faces Democrat Jonathan Gladden in the general election.
There is no Democratic candidate in the House District 24 contest.
Tennessee House District 22
Eric Watson Republican 5,675
David L. Kimbro Republican 856
Jonathan Gladden Democratic 1,530
Tennessee House District 24
Kevin D Brooks Republican 5,737
Epperson Republican 1,424
Rep. Watson said, "Let me begin by telling you, the voter, 'thank you' for your supportin this campaign. I have always believed I serve you and having yourvote of confidence once again gives me a renewed appreciation for thisoffice. "We have accomplished much over the last few years. Our district nowranks as one of the best districts to operate a business andgrow jobs. Our region has been at the center of this success. We'veled the way by welcoming new manufacturing and supply businesses toset up shop here. And we have been at the forefront to keep taxes lowand harmful regulations away. "As we move forward together, we must continue our fight to ensuregovernment stays within it's constitutional boundaries. We mustcontinue finding areas of government waste to cut. We must continuebeing vigilant to ensure our state's unique heritage is respected. "I am confident we will be successful in this endeavor. And that is alldue to you and your unwavering commitment to faith, family, andfreedom."
Three-term Rep. Jim Cobb of Rhea County lost his House District 31 seat to Dayton businessman Ron Travis by just over a hundred votes. It was Travis 4,357 and Cobb 4,252.
The district no longer includes parts of Hamilton County, but has Rhea, Sequatchie, Bledsoe and part of Roane.