Rep. Chuck Fleischmann took a narrow election win over challenger Weston Wamp.
The incumbent led by just about a thousand votes throughout the night on Thursday.
Rep. Chuck Fleischmann 45,526
Weston Wamp 43,822
After a caustic campaign, the two were neck in neck in Hamilton County, but Rep. Fleischmann pulled it out. Mr. Wamp, son of former Congressman Zach Wamp, had won in Hamilton County two years ago, and focused much of his attention in the northern counties.
Rep. Fleischmann had a lead in Bradley County.
Chuck Fleischmann 19,655
Weston Wamp 19,571
Chuck Fleischmann 1,997
Weston Wamp 1,496
Unopposed Democrat Mary Headrick had 22,917