|Tennessee House of Representatives, District 50|
|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|
|Nasvhille Metro Council|
|2007 - Present|
|Bachelor's||David Lipscomb University|
|J.D.||Nashville School of Law|
Mitchell received a B.A. in Political Science from David Lipscomb University. He later received a J.D. from Nashville School of Law. He has worked as a director of sales and employee benefits.
2015 legislative session
At the beginning of the 2015 legislative session, Mitchell served on the following committees:
|Tennessee Committee Assignments, 2015|
|• Consumer and Human Resources|
|• Finance, Ways, and Means|
In the 2013-2014 legislative session, Mitchell served on the following committees:
|Tennessee Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Calendar and Rules|
|• Local Government|
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 Bo Mitchell ran unopposed in the Democratic primary, while Troy Brewer was unopposed in the Republican primary. Mitchell defeated Brewer in the general election.
|Tennessee House of Representatives District 50, General Election, 2014|
|Democratic||Bo Mitchell Incumbent||51.2%||9,109|
Mitchell won election in the 2012 election for Tennessee House of Representatives, District 50. Mitchell ran unopposed in the August 2 primary election and defeated Charles Williamson (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Tennessee House of Representatives, District 50, General Election, 2012|
Comprehensive donor information for Mitchell is available dating back to 2000. Based on available campaign finance records, Mitchell raised a total of $227,049 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 1, 2013.
|Bo Mitchell's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Tennessee State House, District 50||$179,212|
|2000||Tennessee State House, District 69||$47,837|
|Grand Total Raised||$227,049|
2012Mitchell won election to the Tennessee House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Mitchell raised a total of $179,212.
|Tennessee House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Bo Mitchell's campaign in 2012|
|House Democratic Caucus||$25,500|
|United Association Of Journeymen And Apprentices Of The Plumbing And Pipe Fitting Industry Of The United States And Canada||$14,100|
|Tennessee Democratic Party||$12,500|
|Tennessee Education Association||$9,600|
|Nashville Fire Fighters Local 140||$7,500|
|Total Raised in 2012||$179,212|
|Source: Follow the Money|
2000Mitchell lost the election for the Tennessee House of Representatives in 2000. During that election cycle, Mitchell raised a total of $47,837.
|Tennessee House of Representatives 2000 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Bo Mitchell's campaign in 2000|
|International Brotherhood Of Electrical Workers||$5,000|
|Tennessee Employees Action Movement||$5,000|
|Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 572||$2,000|
|Ironworkers Local 492||$1,500|
|Tennessee Labor Council AFL-CIO||$1,012|
|Total Raised in 2000||$47,837|
|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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- Tennessee Voters for Animal Protection: 2014 Scorecard
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Mitchell and his wife, Chastity, have two children. They currently reside in Nashville, Tennessee. Mitchell is a member of the Joelton Civitan Club and Tennessee Conservation Voters.
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- Campaign Contributions: 2012, 2000
- City of Nashville, "Mitchell," accessed on January 21, 2015
- 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 18, 2014
- Tennessee Department of State, "Election Results," accessed April 18, 2014
- Follow the Money, "Mitchell, Bo," accessed July 1, 2013
Gary Moore, Sr. (D)
|Tennessee House of Representatives District 50
| Succeeded by|
|Nashville Metro Council, District 35
2007 – Present
| Succeeded by|
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