|Tennessee House of Representatives, District 17|
|November 7, 2016|
|Years in position||3|
|Per diem||$188/legislative day|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 4, 2014|
|First elected||November 6, 2012|
|High school||Sevier County High School|
|Bachelor's||East Tennessee State University|
|J.D.||Thomas M. Cooley Law School|
Farmer received a B.A. in Business Administration from East Tennessee State University. He later received a J.D. from Thomas M. Cooley Law School. He is a practicing attorney.
2015 legislative session
At the beginning of the 2015 legislative session, Farmer served on the following committees:
|Tennessee Committee Assignments, 2015|
|• Criminal Justice|
|• Insurance and Banking|
In the 2013-2014 legislative session, Farmer served on the following committees:
|Tennessee Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Civil Justice|
|• Criminal Justice|
Elections for 99 seats in the Tennessee House of Representatives took place in 2014. A primary election took place on August 7, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was April 3, 2014. Incumbent Andrew E. Farmer was unopposed in the Republican primary. Farmer was unopposed in the general election.
Farmer won election in the 2012 election for Tennessee House of Representatives, District 17. Farmer defeated Larry Boggs and Roger W. Griffith in the August 2 primary election and defeated Mike Dockery (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Tennessee House of Representatives, District 17, General Election, 2012|
|Tennessee House of Representatives, District 17 Republican Primary, 2012|
Comprehensive donor information for Farmer is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Farmer raised a total of $146,365 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 28, 2013.
|Andrew Farmer's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Tennessee State House, District 17||$146,365|
|Grand Total Raised||$146,365|
2012Farmer won election to the Tennessee House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Farmer raised a total of $146,365.
|Tennessee House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Andrew Farmer's campaign in 2012|
|Farmer, Andrew Ellis||$22,100|
|Farmer, Andrew E||$22,100|
|Farmer, Andrew E||$11,000|
|Farmer, Andrew E||$4,100|
|Sevier County Good Government PAC||$3,000|
|Total Raised in 2012||$146,365|
|Source: Follow the Money|
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In 2013, the 108th Tennessee General Assembly, first year, was in session from January 8 to April 19. In 2014, the 108th Tennessee General Assembly, second year, was in session from January 14 to April 18.
- Tennessee National Federation of Independent Business: 2013-2014 Voting Record
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- Tennessee Conservation Voters: 2013 Scorecard
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Farmer and his wife, Mariah, have two children. They currently reside in Sevierville, Tennessee.
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- Mountainpress.com, "Attorney Andrew Farmer to run for State House seat," accessed July 27, 2012 (dead link)
- Tennessee Secretary of State, "August 7, 2014 Election Results," accessed September 11, 2014
- Tennessee Secretary of State, "Petitions Filed for State Senate and State House of Representatives," accessed April 5, 2014
- Tennessee Secretary of State, "2012 List of Candidates," accessed April 17, 2014
- Tennessee Department of State, "Election Results," accessed April 17, 2014
- Associated Press, "Tennessee - Summary Vote Results," accessed August 2, 2012
- Follow the Money, "Farmer, Andrew E," accessed June 28, 2013
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