10:07 Republicans Randy McNally and Richard Briggs will hold onto their seats in the Tennessee Senate.
10:01 Martin Daniel has held onto his seat in the State House of Representatives in a narrow race against Greg MacKay. He will join Jason Zachary, Bill Dunn, Martin B. Daniel, Dave Wright and Justin Lafferty as republican representatives from Knox County.
9:55 Gloria Johnson will join fellow Democrat Rick Staples in the Tennessee House of Representatives for Knox County.
9:22 Marsha Blackburn will replace Bob Corker in the U.S. Senate.
9:13 Tim Burchett will be the next U.S. Representative for District 2. He will replace Jimmy Duncan in a district that has been controlled by Republicans since the Civil War.
9:09 Gloria Johnson leads Eddie Smith by 13 points for State Representative District 13.
9:07 As the first results trickle in from Knox County, Richard Briggs is ahead of Jaime Ballinger by 11 points for State Senate District 7.
9:04 Tim Burchett leads Renee Hoyos by 20 points for the U.S. House of Representatives.
8:51 Bill Lee will be the next governor of Tennessee. His win marks the first back to back republican governors since before the Civil War.
8:35 Marsha Blackburn holds a 30 point lead over Phil Bredesen for U.S. Senate.
8:32 Bill Lee still holds a 30 point lead over Karl Dean for the governor race.
8:27 While initial election day reports show Burchett with a huge 60 point lead, early voting numbers show Burchett ahead by a smaller 22 point margin.
8:15 Tim Burchett holds a 60 point lead over Renee Hoyos for the U.S. House of Representatives District 2.
8:11 Marsha Blackburn more than doubles Phil Bredesen’s numbers, leading by 38 points in the U.S. Senate race.
8:10 Bill Lee starts off with a commanding 47 point lead over Karl Dean in the governor race.
Knox County early voting results
Bill Lee: 65,365
Karl Dean: 47,364
U.S. Senate race
Marsha Blackburn: 58,323
Phil Bredesen: 54,026
U.S. House of Representatives race
Tim Burchett: 68,461
Renee Hoyos: 43,897
Polls close at 8:00 p.m.