The race that Senator Raymond Finney lost in the Primary Election is still not over.
The 8th District Senate seat is open and vacant. Independent candidate Ira Lapides of Gatlinburg just might be a strong contender for the position.
Without a doubt, the presidential election is extremely important however, the local representatives have an immediate effect on our lives.
That’s why it’s imperative that you don’t forget about the 8th District Senate seat. The candidates are Lapides and Doug Overbey.
Overbey reported he has spent over $333,000.00 as of October 24 compared to Lapides’ $7,200.00. Overbey used many thousand of dollars to with mailers, newspaper and TV ads discrediting Finney in what Finney referred to as outright lies and total misrepresentations. Regardless, it cost Finney the race.... read the rest of the story by Subscribing now.