Cobb Appears 7th Incumbent Republican to Lose

According to final unofficial returns on the Division of Election website, it appears Rep. Jim Cobb of Spring City has become the seventh incumbent Republican to lose in Thursday’s primaries.
His challenger, Ron Travis, an insurance agent, is shown with 4,357 votes while Cobb had 4,252.
The race had considerable controversy — including Rhea County’s election administrator declaring an organized Democratic crossover vote was aimed at helping Travis win.

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