Rep. Scott DesJarlais turns back tough challenge from Grant Starrett

U.S. Rep. Scott Desjarlais speaks at the La-Z-Boy furniture plant on Thursday, June 2, 2016, in Dayton, Tenn.

U.S. House 4th District

240 of 240 precincts reporting Scott DesJarlais (I) - 24,207Grant Starrett - 20,131 Erran Persley - 1,614 Yomi Faparusi - 493(I) - incumbent; all vote totals are unofficial until certified by the Election Commission; some vote totals include write-in votes

photo Grant Starrett says he intends to challenge U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais in the GOP primary next year.

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