WWE veteran Glenn “Kane” Jacobs is the new Mayor of Knox County, Tennessee.
As of 9:15pm EST, the Knox County website has 48 of 89 precincts reporting, or 53.93%. Those results have The Big Red Machine winning with 65.13% of the vote, or 38,133 votes. Kane’s challenger, Democrat Linda Haney, currently has 34.87% of the vote, or 20,415 votes. The district has historically voted Republican.
Kane announced his campaign for Mayor back in April 2017 and won the Republican primary back in May of this year.
Below are a few photos of Kane with his team awaiting the election results earlier this evening:
— Carrie Hulsey WVLT (@carriewvlt) August 2, 2018
Knox County mayoral candidate Glenn Jacobs — aka the WWE pro wrestler Kane — is waiting for early voting results. WWE cameramen are here. One said he spent the day with Jacobs, “mostly in the rain.” pic.twitter.com/Yx9ALrcWSt
— Travis Dorman (@travdorman) August 3, 2018
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