Former 64th District Rep. Ty Cobb is running for the newly formed Senate District 28.
“I’m excited to have this opportunity to ask hard-working folks like you to let me represent District 28 in the state Senate,” Cobb said. “I want to represent your best interests in the Legislature because I understand many of us are hurting financially as jobs have disappeared during one of the worst economic downturns since the Great Depression.The 28th Senate District is about a ten point GOP district on the state level. So far, the Republican candidate appears to be Rep. Joey Hensley, the guy behind the "don't say gay" bill in the House. This is a tough district, but not unwinnable, especially if the Republicans fall apart nationally, as it seems they may be poised to do.
“Neighbors, family, friends and co-workers have urged me to serve in the Senate so we can get the Legislature back to doing what it’s supposed to do, which is govern with common sense and efficiency. We now have too many politicians in Nashville who are more worried about being big-shots than being advocates for the regular Joe."
Along with the press release, Cobb attached a radio ad that will play in his district: