Kane Wins Election to Become Mayor of Knox County, TN

Glenn “Kane” Jacobs has won the election for mayor of Knox County, Tennessee, running as a Republican and defeating his Democratic opponent Linda Haney by 65%-35%.

Kane first publicly announced that he was “seriously considering” running for the mayoral seat in May of 2016. He won the Republican primary on May 1 of this year by just 24 votes.

His term will begin on September 1. Knox County mayors serve four-year terms, with a two-term limit.