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The chairman of the Tennessee Republican Party said Monday legislation to make all municipal elections in the state partisan contests is seeing some pushback on Capitol Hill.

“We are working on it,” Scott Golden told members of the East Tennessee Republican Club meeting at the Carnegie Hotel in Johnson City. “I will tell you the lobbying array is against it.”

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Robert Houk has served as a journalist and photographer at the Press since 1987. He is a recipient of the Associated Press Managing Editors Malcom Law Award for investigative reporting.

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