Republicans dominated the polls in Loudon County for state and federal races, with local results matching statewide outcomes.
Lowell Russell will be Tennessee's state representative for the 21st District, defeating Democratic challenger Laura Miller. Russell earned 11,740 votes in Loudon County versus just 3,648 for Miller.
In total, Russell finished with 19,149 votes to just 5,763 for Miller in the district.
"I’m humbled and grateful that they put their trust in me to be their voice in Nashville," Russell said. "I look forward to serving the 21st District and I plan on working hard for everyone in the 21st District. I’m excited to go to work for them."
Russell is happy the election season is behind as he takes his seat in Nashville.
"Keeping the 21st District's best interest is a top priority," he said.
Incumbent state Rep. Kent Calfee, R-Kingston, defeated challenger Mary Ellen Blencoe 16,966 to 5,539 to maintain his seat in the 32nd District. Calfee won in Loudon County 4,460 to 1,314.
Another incumbent, Randy McNally, will continue to hold his seat in the Tennessee Senate's 5th District, defeating Democratic challenger Stuart Starr 48,299 to 18,931. McNally won in Loudon County with 16,591 votes to 4,528.
"I would like to thank the people of Anderson, Loudon and part of Knox counties for the confidence you have placed in me," McNally said in a release. "It has been the honor of my life to serve my community as state senator and our state as lieutenant governor. I am grateful for the opportunity to continue my service. I will do my best to keep Tennessee on the right track."
Local results in the governor's race saw Republican Bill Lee with 16,233 votes to 5,179 for Democrat Karl Dean. In the race for U.S. Senate, Republican Marsha Blackburn took 14,822 votes to 6,369 for Democrat Phil Bredesen. In the U.S. House of Representatives second congressional district, Republican Tim Burchett finished with 16,223 votes to 4,930 for Democrat Renee Hoyos.
Lee, Blackburn and Burchett all finished as overall winners.