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Brenda Gilmore Wins Democratic Primary Election For District 19 State Senate

Posted: 9:33 PM, Aug 02, 2018
Updated: 2018-08-03 08:45:43-04
Brenda Gilmore Wins Democratic Primary Election For District 19 State Senate

Representative Brenda Gilmore won the Democratic primary election to take Thelma Harper's District 19 seat in the State Senate.

She went up against three opponents: Howard Jones, Sandra V. Moore, and George Thomas.

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Rep. Gilmore of the 54th District has been a Nashville local for more than 20 years. She was a strong voice for North Nashville in the city council and has continued to support the community while being a leader in the Tennessee General Assembly State House.

Harper was the first African-American woman elected to the State Senate in the early 90s.