Thursday, February 22, 2024

State Sen. Bill Powers of Clarksville not running for Mark Green's seat; Brandon Ogles is, Cheatham County Republican activist Mark Moore maybe.

Rep. Brandon Ogles
by Rod Williams, Feb. 22, 2024- According to The Tennessee Journal, State Sen. Bill Powers of Clarksville says he won’t be running for the U.S. House seat being vacated by Rep. Mark Green. 

Mark Moore

"For me, family is more important than any congressional title in Washington, D.C.,” Powers said in a Facebook post. “I’m honored to be your state senator and have no plans to run for Congress.”

So far, only former state Rep. Brandon Ogles is the only Republican to announce a bid for the 7th District seat. Brandon Ogles served in the Tennessee House of Representatives from January 8, 2019 to January 10, 2023. He represented District 61, located in northern Williamson County, which includes the city of Brentwood and part of Franklin.

Cheatham County Trumpinista Republican activist Mark Moore has posted on social media that he is interested in a bid. 

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