WJHL: Lagging in poll, Congressional primary candidates still upbeat on prospects for victory

Jeff Keeling | WJHL | July, 6th 2020

A recent scientific poll found them lagging well behind the front runners, but four Tennessee First Congressional District Republican primary candidates told News Channel 11 they remain hopeful about their shot at winning the Aug. 6 primary.

David Hawk, Steve Darden, Dr. Josh Gapp and John Clark all were clustered between 5.0 and 6.1 percent in the poll conducted June 21-24 by Spry Strategies, a Knoxville firm. That placed them well behind poll leader Diana Harshbarger, a Kingsport pharmacist, and significantly behind early frontrunner Rusty Crowe, a state senator from Johnson City.

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