UPDATE: Incumbent Richard Floyd wins race for 27th District GOP nomination

UPDATE: Incumbent Richard Floyd wins race for 27th District GOP nomination

August 2nd, 2012 by Staff Report in Local Regional News

Tennessee state representative Richard Floyd

Photo by Contributed Photo/Times Free Press.

Document: Tennessee House of Representatives, 27th District, Republican Primary

By precinct. Hamilton County Election Comm.

Rep. Richard Floyd, a Republican from Chattanooga, won with 90 percent of the votes the race against Basil Marceaux Sr. in the House District 27 GOP primary.

Floyd got 7,897 votes while Marceaux trailed behind with 782 votes, according to the Hamilton County Election Commission.

Floyd will face Democrat Frank Eaton in the Nov. 6 general election. Eaton had no opposition in the Democratic primary.