Republican lawmakers representing much of Southern Middle Tennessee will face primary challenges in August and some will meet democrat opposition in November’s General Election. Tullahoma Republican State Senator Janice Bowling faces a primary battle with Michael Wilcher. The winner will face a Democrat challenge from either Alice Demetreon or Mike Winton. Tullahoma State Representative Judd Matheny faces two opponents in the Republican Primary. Steve Lynn and Will Lockhart both want his job. Matheny’s District includes Coffee County and part of Warren County. Bowling’s senate district includes Coffee, Warren, Franklin, Grundy, Van Buren, Marion and Sequatchie Counties.