Madelyn Scales Harris squeezed by David Edwards to take a seat on the city council. Harris is the daughter of Robert "T-Ninny" and Mary C. Scales, who served on the city council for 28 years.
Harris displaces Edwards, who has served on the city council since 2006. He served as council representative on the Murfreesboro Airport Commission, Cable Television Commission, the Linebaugh Library Board and the Board of Zoning Appeals.
Incumbent Councilmen Shane McFarland and Doug Young held on to their at-large seats. In the Murfreesboro School Board race, former Murfreesboro Parks & Rec Director Dennis Rainier took the open seat left by David Hopper.
Incumbents Board Chairwoman Mary Wade and Board Member Ray Butrum will return to the school board next term.
Murfreesboro Mayor Tommy Bragg also held on to his seat by beating out challenger Tim Davis. Full results follow:
|Madelyn Scales Harris||2397||14|
|Thomas Connor Moss||450||3|
|Bill Shacklett (Withdrew)||1070||6|
|City School Board|