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Rutherford County Commissioner Robert Stevens has announced his candidacy in the Republican primary for the new 13th district of the Tennessee House of Representatives. Rutherford County will gain a fifth state house seat as a result of redistricting following the 2020 Census. The district will include portions of Blackman, Eagleville, Rockvale, LaVergne and Smyrna.

“I’m running for state representative because I believe that we should be doing everything we can at the state level to oppose the policies of the Biden administration. I also believe that the residents of our new district deserve a representative with a consistent and solid conservative record who will fight to represent their views every day,” Stevens said.

“I’m a lifelong conservative Republican, and I am 100% Pro-Life and a strong supporter of the Second Amendment,” Stevens said. “Since I was elected to the county commission, I have consistently been the most conservative commissioner. I have opposed wasteful spending and property tax increases while supporting more transparency in government and promoting ethical decision making.”

Stevens has been a resident of Rutherford County for over 30 years. He is a graduate of Lipscomb University and the University of Memphis law school. He has owned and operated a successful law practice in Rutherford County since 2009.

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