WWE Wrestler Kane is the potential winner of the GOP Primer for Knox County Mayor in Tennessee. With 100 percent of the area's reporting, Kane (Glenn Jacobs) leads 17 votes, but there are 93 preliminary polls that are not yet counted. Given the proximity of the results, a story may be likely before Kane is officially the Republican candidate.
According to Knox News Jacobs received 14,633 votes or 36.09 percent while rival Brad Anders received 14,616 votes (36.05 percent). A third place finisher, Bob Thomas, received 1
Warfare fittings like The Undertaker, Rick Flair and Mick Foley, among many others, approved Jacob's candidacy.
Kane / Jacobs is a three year professional wrestling world champion who won the title belts in WWF, ECW and WWE. He is a 12-hour World War II team champion and two-time Intercontinental champion as well as 2004 Money in the bank winner.
If Jacobs finally wins after all votes are counted and / or told, he will meet Democrat Linda Haney in the fall. The Republican primary prize, whether it is Glenn Jacobs or Anders, is expected to win the general election in the GOP-sloping county.
While the voices were tabled, a cyber attack crashed briefly the choice page for Knox County.
Jacobs platform included low taxes, employment growth and improved education and infrastructure. Jacobs has lived in the area since 1995 and runs an insurance agency there.
"This is a great place to work, live and travel a family. I want to do my part to make sure it's still a good place and our future is as bright as ever," Jacobs told first campaign rally SkySports reported.
Removing a page President Trump's book might promise Jacobs to drain the political swamp in the Knoxville area when he took office.
In this election we have a real chance to change Knox County's political culture. #SwampCritters tells everyone who will listen who will support (clue: I'm not me). They know that when I get in they go out. Please help to make it reality.
– Glenn Jacobs (@GlennJacobsTN) April 25, 2018
Thank you to all who helped win this historic victory !! The people who cast a vote for me, my great team, my wonderful volunteer. Looking forward to VICTORY in the selection!
– Glenn Jacobs (@GlennJacobsTN) May 2, 2018
WWE wrestler Kanes apparent victory in Knox County GOP Primary for mayor is a developing story. Please check back for updates.
BREAKING: The Glenn Jacobs campaign manager goes outside the electoral commission and finds that Jacobs has won the Knox County Mayor race. Jacobs: 14,633 votes
Others: 14,616 votes
100% District Reporting. 17 votes separating the two pic.twitter.com/hl8iRRsMV0
– Marc Sallinger (@MarcWBIR) May 2, 2018