Matlock KO's Barker

In the race for the twenty-first district representative, Local Loudon County business man, Jimmy Matlock walked away with a huge victory over Ann Barker. Matlock bested Barker by 4,905 with a total vote of 14,104, to Barkers 9,199. The open seat was created when former representative Russ Johnson chose to run for District Attorney. The twenty-first district includes most of Loudon and Monroe Counties.