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Matheny keeps seat in state House
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State Rep. Judd Matheny will return to the Tennessee House for an eighth term after rebuffing an upset bid by two Republican hopefuls Thursday night.Matheny breezed to reelection over Tullahoma residents Will Lockhart and Steve Lynn. Since there is no Democratic candidate in the general election, Matheny will resume his office representing the 47th District with his win in the Republican Primary. The district includes all of Coffee County and about one-third of Warren County.Matheny waltzes back into office with a landslide win, defeating his nearest opponent, Lockhart, by a nearly 2-to-1 margin of 2,408 votes to 1,296.

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