The unofficial 2012 State Primary Election results are in, naming Incumbent Bob Corker (R) and Mark E. Clayton (D) the victors for United States Senate and Incumbent Diane Black the winner in the Republican battle for United States House of Representatives, 6th Congressional District.
Also coming out on top were candidates Kelly T. Keisling (R) and David R. Harper (D), in the race for State Representative for the 38th District.
State/District-wide results show that Senator Corker received 389,483 of the Republican votes, and Democratic candidate Mark Clayton received 48,126. Corker beat out four other party opponents, while Clayton overcame six of his Democratic adversaries.
Congresswoman Diane Black received 44,933 6th Congressional District votes, while her party opponent, Lou Ann Zelenik, received 19,831 votes. No Democratic Party candidate filed in this race.
In the race for State Representative for the 38th District, Republican candidate Kelly Keisling received 1,227 votes, while Democratic Party candidate David R. Harper received 266 votes. Both candidates faced no opponents within their parties.
Macon County State Primary Election results fell in line with the state majority, naming Corker and Clayton in the race for Senate, Black for Congress, and Keisling and Harper for State Representative.
In the Macon County General Election, incumbent and sole candidate for Assessor of Property, Rick Shoulders, won with 99.87% of the votes, and Incumbent for Road Supervisor, Audie Cook, beat out opponent Charles ‘Chop’ Porter by 1,078 votes.
In the race for school board, Rebekah Tuttle received 61.11% of the votes for Districts 5 & 6, Jeff Harper received 47.17% of the votes for Districts 7 & 8 and Steve Walton, sole candidate for Districts 9 & 10, received 99.69% of the votes in his district.
Sole candidate and newly elected Constable for Districts 9 & 10, Jeff Lambert, received 99.25% of the votes in his district.
A total of 2,806 Macon Countians, or 21.27% of Macon County registered voters, cast their ballots in the 2012 State Primary & County General Election.
Below, are the 2012 State Primary & County General Election results in Macon County.
United States Senate
Bob Corker (R) (Incumbent): 1,477 (82.51%)
Zach Poskevich (R): 121 (6.76%)
Fred R. Anderson (R): 79 (4.41%)
Mark Twain Clemens (R): 78 (4.36%)
Brenda S. Leonard (R): 35 (1.96%)
Write-In (R): 0
Total Votes in Republican Primary: 1,790
Mark E. Clayton (D): 73 (29.44%)
Gary Gene Davis (D): 52 (20.97%)
Dave Hancock (D): 38 (15.32%)
Park Overall (D): 34 (13.71%)
Benjamin Roberts (D): 24 (9.68%)
T.K. Owens (D): 15 (6.05%)
Larry Crim (D): 12 (4.84%)
Write-In (D): 0
Total Votes in Democratic Primary: 248
US House of Reps. 6th Cong. Dist.
Diane Black (R) (Incumbent): 1,349 (71.15%)
Lou Ann Zelenik (R): 545 (28.74%)
Write-In: 2 (0.11%)
Total Votes in Republican Primary: 1,896
Write-In (D): 2 (100%)
Total Votes in Democratic Primary: 2
TN House of Reps. 38th Rep. Dist.
Kelly T. Keisling (R): 1,227 (99.76%)
Write-In (R): 3 (0.24%)
Total Votes in Republican Primary: 1,230
David R. Harper (D): 266 (100%)
Write-In (D): 0
Total Votes in Democratic Primary: 266
Jeffrey S. Bivins: Court of Criminal Appeals, Middle Division
Total Votes: 1,525
Roger A. Page: Court of Criminal Appeals, Western Division
Total Votes: 1,508
Macon County Assessor of Property
Rick Shoulders (Incumbent): 2,342 (99.87%)
Write-In: 3 (0.13%)
Total Votes: 2,345
Macon County Road Supervisor
Audie Cook (Incumbent): 1,913 (69.56%)
Charles ‘Chop’ Porter: 835 (30.36%)
Write-In: 2 (0.07%)
Total Votes: 2,750
Macon County School Board Member (Dists. 5&6)
Rebekah Tuttle: 209 (61.11%)
Cary T. Kemp: 133 (38.89%)
Total Votes: 342
Macon County School Board Member (Dists. 7&8)
Jeff Harper: 356 (47.15%)
Ronald R. Birdwell: 244 (32.32%)
John L. Wheeley: 155 (20.53%)
Total Votes: 755
Macon County School Board Member (Dists. 9&10)
Steve Walton: 325 (99.69%)
Write-In: 1 (0.31%)
Constable (Dists. 9&10)
Jeff Lambert: 264 (99.25%)
Write-In: 2 (0.75%)