|Tennessee House Of Representatives District 98|
|March 8, 2011-Present|
|November 4, 2014|
|Years in position||3|
|Per diem||$188/legislative day|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||March 8, 2011|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Service/branch||United States Marine Corps|
|Profession||Firefighter/Lieutenant, Shelby County Fire Department|
Parkinson is a firefighter with the Shelby County Fire Department. He served in the United States Marine Corps from July 1986 until July 1990 and was discharged as a Corporal.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Parkinson served on the following committees:
|Tennessee Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Calendar and Rules|
|• Criminal Justice|
|• Local Government|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Parkinson served on these committees:
|Tennessee Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Children & Family Affairs|
|• State & Local Government|
Elections for the office of Tennessee House of Representatives will consist of a primary election on August 7, 2014, and a general election on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was April 3, 2014. Incumbent Antonio Parkinson is unopposed in the Democratic primary.
Parkinson ran in the 2012 election for Tennessee House of Representatives, District 98. Parkinson was unopposed in the August 2 primary election. Independent candidate Artie Smith also filed. He was unchallenged in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
Parkinson was elected to District 98 on March 8, 2011. He defeated Democrats Stephanie Gatewood, Brenda Oats-Williams and Jannie Foster in the January, 2011 primary. Since there were no Republicans running, he was unopposed in the special general election on March 8, 2011. Parkinson replaced former Representative Ulysses Jones, Jr. who died after being re-elected in the November 2, 2010 general election.
Comprehensive donor information for Parkinson is available dating back to 2011. Based on available campaign finance records, Parkinson raised a total of $38,588 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 12, 2013.
|Antonio Parkinson's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Tennessee State House, District 98||$25,383|
|2011||Tennessee State House, District 98||$13,205|
|Grand Total Raised||$38,588|
2012Parkinson won re-election to the Tennessee House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Parkinson raised a total of $25,383.
|Tennessee House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Antonio Parkinson's campaign in 2012|
|Tennessee Education Association||$2,000|
|Cmte To Elect Rick Peete||$1,000|
|Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association||$1,000|
|Total Raised in 2012||$25,383|
|Source:Follow the Money|
2011 special electionParkinson won election to the Tennessee House of Representatives in 2011. During that election cycle, Parkinson raised a total of $13,205.
|Tennessee House of Representatives 2011 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Antonio Parkinson's campaign in 2011|
|Parkinson, Antonio (2 Shay)||$1,705|
|Fire Fighters Local 1784||$1,000|
|Smart Choices Taxes||$800|
|Tennessee Professional Firefighters PAC||$750|
|Total Raised in 2011||$13,205|
|Source:Follow the Money|
Parkinson currently resides in Memphis, Tennessee.
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- Profile from Open States
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- Campaign contributions via Follow the Money: 2012, 2011
- linkedin.com, "Antonia Parkinson," accessed March 6, 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 18, 2014
- Tennessee Department of State, "Election Results," accessed April 18, 2014
- The Commercial Appeal, "Activist, firefighter Antonio Parkinson wins Tenn. House Dist. 98 seat," January 20, 2011
- Follow the Money, "Parkinson, Antonio (2 Shay)," accessed July 12, 2013
Ulysses Jones, Jr.
|Tennessee House of Representatives District 98
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