Raumesh Akbari is the winner in Senate District 29 of Tennessee. Congratulations to Memphis' own Raumesh Akbari. Raumesh has already served 5 years in the state house and is on target to move up even higher in her political career.
TN State Senate: now has 3 elected black women, for the first time EVER. The Democratic Caucus in the Senate has 5 members, 4 are women, of that 4, 3 are black women (Raumesh Akbari, Katrina Robinson, and Brenda Gilmore).The TN Black caucus comprises the majority of the Democratic Caucus in the House and Senate.