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Top Ten Story Number 9
Dunlap loses seat in state House after first term
Warren County doesnt have a local representative in Nashville after state Rep. Kevin Dunlap lost.
It was one and done for local educator Kevin Dunlap as the state representative was bounced from office by political newcomer Paul Sherrell.Dunlap, who won the 43rd District seat in the state House by a narrow margin two years ago, lost by over 1,000 votes to Sherrell, a White County Republican.“I want to praise the good Lord,” said Sherrell after being swept in office by two of the three counties which make up the district. “I felt like this is what the Lord wanted me to do at this point in my life.”Sherrell won huge in his home White County by a count of 6,368 to 3,182. He also won in Grundy County by a count of 2,368 to 1,941.