Starrett concedes to DesJarlais for U.S. House District 4 seat
Votes are still being counted for U.S. House District 4, with incumbent Scott DesJarlais narrowly ahead of challenger Grant Starrett.
Grant Starrett concedes to incumbent U. S. Representative Scott DesJarlais. He tweeted this evening that he had called him (DesJarlais) and wished him the best.
I just called to congratulate Congressman DesJarlais, and I wish him the best in his work as a Representative for our district.— Grant Starrett (@GrantforTN) August 5, 2016
It was a close race at first bu DesJarlais gained a sizeable lead toward the end of the night over Starrett.
The final vote tally is DesJarlais 23,081 or nearly 52% and Starrett 19,382 just under 44% of the votes.