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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

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.