Lt. Col. Courtney Rogers Wins in Primary Election for Tennessee House of Representatives District 45
Friday, August 03, 2012
Second Amendment Supporters Prevail in Other Key Races as Well
Fairfax, Va. – The National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund (NRA-PVF) congratulates Courtney Rogers for winning the Republican primary in Tennessee House District 45.
"This election represents a great victory for the Second Amendment," said Chris W. Cox, chairman of NRA-PVF. "As a person who places principle over politics, Lt. Colonel Rogers will bring leadership and integrity to the legislature. She earned an “A” rating and endorsement from the NRA-PVF, and we are proud that a strong supporter of our Right to Keep and Bear Arms will be on the ballot in November.”
Second Amendment supporters won in primary elections across the state. Joining Courtney Rogers in the November 6th general election are NRA-PVF endorsed Doug Overbey in Senate District 4, David Hawk in House District 5, and Josh Evans in House District 66.
“The NRA will always champion Second Amendment rights in Tennessee and across the United States. We look forward to working with Courtney Rogers and all of our supporters in Nashville during the next legislative session to help secure passage of the Safe Commute Act,” concluded Cox.
Chris W. Cox is NRA's chief lobbyist and a seventh generation Tennessean. He also serves as chairman of NRA-PVF. The National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund is responsible for political candidate rankings. These are based on candidate voting records, public statements and responses to NRA-PVF questionnaires.
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