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Beavers, Weaver, Pody face election challengers
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DeKalb County's three representatives in the Tennessee General Assembly will be challenged in this year’s election.State Senator Mae Beavers of Mount Juliet will face Clark Boyd of Lebanon in the Aug. 7 Tennessee Republican Primary for the 17th District seat. The primary winner will see no Democratic opposition in November general election.State Representative Terri Lynn Weaver of Lancaster will have no opponent in the primary, but will be challenged for the 40th District seat by Democrat Sarah Marie Smith of Carthage in the general election. Smith will also be unopposed in the primary.State Representative Mark Pody of Lebanon will face Democrat Candace Reed of Lebanon in the general election for the 46th District seat.