Sen. Black wins 6th District by tight margin

Sen. Black wins 6th District by tight margin (Image 1)
Sen. Black wins 6th District by tight margin (Image 1)

HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. – State Senator Diane Black has won the GOP congressional primary in the 6th District with an 800-vote margin.

Black had 23,940 votes, or 31%.

Former Rutherford Country GOP chairwoman Lou Ann Zelenik and state Senator Jim Tracy each finished with 30% of the vote.

Zelenik had 23,127 votes and Tracy had 23,112.

Iraq war veteran and lawyer Brett Carter won the Democratic primary, and will face black in the November general election. 

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