Republicans win 75th, 76th and 77th Tennessee districts
Northwest Tennessee – Republicans have unseated the Democratic representatives of northwest Tennessee's 75th, 76th and 77th state house districts. Andrew Holt bested six-term Democrat Mark Maddox by more than one thousand votes. Republican Bill Sanderson won Judy Barker's seat by a few hundred votes. In the biggest upset, Republican Tim Wirgau bested four-term incumbent Democrat Willie "Butch" Borchert by nearly 2,400 votes.