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Kane Re-Elected Mayor Of Knox County, Tennessee

Kane remains in political office

Kane's political career will continue.

The Knoxville News Sentinel reported on Thursday that Glenn 'Kane' Jacobs was re-elected as Mayor of Knox County, Tennessee. A Republican, Kane defeated the Democratic nominee Debbie Helsley. 

Following his win, Jacobs tweeted: "THANK YOU Knox County for electing me to serve a second term as your mayor. I am so grateful for the support you have shown me and my family throughout my campaign for re-election, and will continue to do all I can to serve you to the best of my ability."

He also said: "It has been the honour of my lifetime to serve as mayor for the past four years, and I am just so grateful that you have trusted me to work hard to keep our economy strong and to protect our freedoms and our way of life. In this day and age, as contentious as politics is, we should respect anyone who is willing to put their name on the ballot. I promise you, and I don't make many promises because they're hard to keep. But I do promise you that I will continue to work hard every day for the brightest future possible for our Knox County."

Jacobs has been Mayor of Knox County since 2018. Kane is also a WWE Hall of Famer and was a full-time in-ring talent until 2016. He has wrestled in WWE while mayor, competing in the 2021 Royal Rumble. 

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