Butler unseats Windle for State Representative

Ed Butler

After decades in the Tennessee House of Representatives, John Mark Windle will no longer represent the citizens of Overton County.

Republican challenger Ed Butler defeated Windle, who chose to run as an Independent in the November 8 State General Election. Butler received 9,063 votes overall in District 41 to Windle’s 8,183. Overton County voters preferred Windle over Butler, voting 3,358 to 2,732.