Nashville-Davidson, Tennessee 2020-11-03 20:06:24 –
Nashville, Tennessee (WTVF) — According to the Associated Press, Bill Hagerty defeated Marquita Bradshaw in the position of Senator in Tennessee and replaced Lamar Alexander.
Hagerty was approved by President Donald Trump early in the campaign.
He defeated Bloodshaw, the first black woman to be appointed to a state-wide position by one of Tennessee’s major political parties. He also ran out of her a lot. According to October filings, Hagerty raised about $ 15 million in the election cycle, most of which was spent in the primary.
Bloodshaw has raised $ 918,251. Hagerty addressed issues such as confirmation of constitutional judges, witnessing law enforcement officers, and illegal immigration. From 2011 to 2014, Bill was a member of the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development.
Tennessee Governor Bill Lee congratulated Hagerty on his victory.
Congrats @BillHagertyTN About his natural election to the US Senate. Bill emphasizes Tennessee’s values in Washington and is proud to call him the next US Senator in the state.
— Governor Bill Lee (@GovBillLee) November 4, 2020
He was the US Ambassador to Japan from 2017 to 2019.
The Republican Party has held both Senate seats in Tennessee since 1994.