Dates for the special election to fill the open state senate seat for Rutherford and adjoining counties has been set by Governor Haslam.
A primary for the seat vacated after Jim Tracy's appointment to the U.S. Department of Agriculture has been set for January 25th. A general election will take place March 13th.
Tracy was appointed to the post November 3rd and was forced to resign November 6th due to taking the position.
Two Republicans, Shane Reeves and Joe Carr, announced their intentions to run within hours of Tracy's resignation.