Becky Duncan Massey wins special election for Senate District 6

Becky Duncan Massey wins special election for State Senate District 6

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Becky Duncan Massey defeated Marilyn Roddy and Victoria DeFreese in a Republican primary election in September. Becky Duncan Massey defeated Marilyn Roddy and Victoria DeFreese in a Republican primary election in September.

KNOXVILLE (WATE) - Republican Becky Duncan Massey won a special election for Knox County's District 6 seat in the State Senate Tuesday. She defeated Democrat Gloria S. Johnson by a 63 to 36 percent difference.

"It's really just humbling to know that everybody had this much confidence in me and they really gave their time, talents and energies to help in our campaign," Massey said.


Results of November 2011 Special Election


The election was necessary after Jamie Woodson vacated the seat earlier this year to become CEO of the State Collaborative on Reforming Education (SCORE).

Massey defeated Marilyn Roddy and Victoria DeFreese in a Republican primary election in September, while Johnson was unopposed for the Democratic ballot.

Massey is the executive director of Sertoma Center, a Knoxville agency that provides services to mentally challenged and disabled adults.

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