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Bowling strikes victory
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The third time was the charm for Janice Bowling in her bid to get elected to an office outside Tullahoma city limits.The Republican steamrolled to victory last night over Democrat Jim Lewis. The two were fighting for the 16th District Tennessee Senate seat left open when Eric Stewart decided to run for Congress.Bowling won the seven-county district with relative ease, winning by 39,018 votes to 22,575 votes at press time. Bowling was ahead 63 percent to 36 percent.Grundy County vote totals are not included.Bowling was dominant in Warren County, winning 7,155 votes to 3,968.“Tonight’s win is a testament to the value of a true grassroots campaign,” said Bowling.