TOP: Linda Pippin, Miriam Faison, and Gaylelynne Norwood, left to right
respectively, stationed a command center in the GOP Headquarters Tuesday
night, as they recorded the voting numbers after the polls closed at 8 p.m.
BOTTOM, LEFT: Jeremy Faison thanked his supported Tuesday night during
a victory party at the GOP Headquarters.
BOTTOM, RIGHT: Marjorie Ramsey, center, Democratic candidate for 11th
District State Representative, chatted with her campaign manager, Dylan
Clevenger, left, and campaign treasurer Ronnie Moore, right, while waiting
for campaign results to come in on Tuesday night.
|Published: 10:02 AM, 11/08/2012
Author: Katie Pittser
Source: The Newport Plain Talk
NEWPORT-Incumbent Rep. Jeremy Faison will return to
Nashville to represent the 11th District following his political victory on
Unofficial returns show Faison defeating his Democratic
challenger Marjorie Ramsey by a vote of 12,469 to 5,279.
Several GOP supporters gathered at the GOP Headquarters in
Newport Tuesday night in anticipation of the election results, as they cheered
on Jeremy Faison for his re-election as the State Representative of the 11th
As the polls officially closed at 8 p.m. EST, Faison and
several supporters began calling the election commissions in Cocke, Jefferson,
and Greene Counties to gather numbers from the precincts. Within the hour,
Nashville declared Faison the winner.
"I want to thank everyone so much for intrusting me
with this awesome responsibility of representing you in Nashville," said
Faison. "I take very serious the job that I have been given, and I will do
all that I can to correctly represent your thoughts and values each time I vote
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