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Judd Matheny beat as speaker pro tem
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State Rep. Judd Matheny rolled to victory over challenger Scott Price in the general election, but he wasn’t able to win his bid to retain the No. 2 seat in the Tennessee House of Representatives.Matheny was defeated Monday by Rep. Curtis Johnson of Clarksville during the House Republican caucus for the job of speaker pro tempore. The position is second only to House speaker in terms of its leadership role.