Former Maury County Mayor Republican Andy Ogles has gained his Congressional race in Tennessee’s fifth district, beating his Democrat opponent Heidi Campbell.
Ogles beat his opponent Heidi Campbell, securing 55.9 p.c of the vote in comparison with 42.3 p.c with 88 p.c of the votes reported.
Tennessee’s fifth Congressional District was lately remade after redistricting. The district, which was beforehand firmly managed by the Democrats and centered round Nashville, now features a wider-reaching space together with a lot of Williamson County, the place the town of Franklin is situated.
Ogles, who was beforehand the County Mayor of Maury County, was joined by Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) on the marketing campaign path. The Republican has been known as Tennessee’s most conservative mayor.
Ogles has referred to the Biden administration as a “prison enterprise” and known as for President Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris to be impeached. A few of Ogles’s priorities embrace constructing the wall, reducing spending, getting the federal authorities out of schooling, and strengthening states’ rights.
The Republican mentioned his race throughout an interview with The Tennessean, remarking “The voters of Tennessee’s fifth congressional district need to know that their border is safe. They need to know their leaders will repair our damaged immigration system.”
“They need somebody that may instantly tackle Biden’s financial disaster, finish Washington’s reckless spending spree, and restore fundamental ideas of fiscal conservatism,” he went on to say.
Ogles’s Democrat opponent Heidi Campbell has mentioned that the overturning of Roe v. Wade will “erode high quality of life and steal financial alternative from ladies.” Campbell additionally helps purple flag legal guidelines and advocates granting amnesty to unlawful aliens.
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