|Tennessee House Of Representatives District 25|
|November 4, 2014|
|Years in position||4|
|Per diem||$173/legislative day|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 2, 2010|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Bachelor's||University of Tennessee, 1994|
|Birthday||November 11, 1970|
Sexton holds a B.A. in Public Administration from the University of Tennessee. He has worked in sales and marketing.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Sexton served on the following committees:
|Tennessee Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Business and Utilities|
|• Calendar and Rules|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Sexton served on these committees:
|Tennessee Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Calendar and Rules|
|• Health & Human Resources|
Sexton was active in the effort to defeat a proposal for a state income tax several years ago and repeated his pledge when speaking to a local paper: “It seems that every few years, someone in Nashville attempts to enact a state income tax. I pledge to always work to defeat any proposal to enact a Tennessee state income tax.”
Sexton's platform included continuing the Tennessee Agricultural Enhancement Program, which provides low-interest loans to qualifying farmers. This is part of a broader plan to provide targeted incentives and capital investment for farmers. He also belongs to the Tennessee Farm Bureau.
Mr. Sexton more generally supported economic development that makes Tennessee a target to business, along with education and job training to make the state's work force more attractive to potential employers.
A NRA member, Sexton supports Second Amendment rights. He is also pro-life.
Sexton won re-election in the 2012 election for Tennessee House of Representatives, District 25. Sexton ran unopposed in the August 2 primary election and defeated Flo Matheson (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Tennessee House of Representatives, District 25, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Cameron Sexton Incumbent||74.3%||19,488|
|Tennessee House of Representatives, District 25 General Election (2010)|
|Cameron Sexton (R)||15,434|
|Charles Ray Rains (D)||7,117|
|Kevin Klingberg (I)||432|
|Tennessee House of Representatives, District 25 Republican Primary (2010)|
|Cameron Sexton (R)||8,798|
|Eric Swafford (R)||5,219|
Comprehensive donor information for Sexton is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Sexton raised a total of $193,563 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 28, 2013.
|Cameron Sexton's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Tennessee State House, District 25||$102,159|
|2010||Tennessee State House, District 25||$91,404|
|Grand Total Raised||$193,563|
2012Sexton won re-election to the Tennessee House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Sexton raised a total of $102,159.
|Tennessee House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Cameron Sexton's campaign in 2012|
|Tennessee Bankers Association||$3,000|
|Tennessee Medical Association||$2,500|
|Stones River Medical Management PC||$2,000|
|Tennessee Optometric Association||$2,000|
|Tennessee Dental Association||$1,800|
|Total Raised in 2012||$102,159|
|Source:Follow the Money|
2010Sexton won election to the Tennessee House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Sexton raised a total of $91,404.
|Tennessee House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Cameron Sexton's campaign in 2010|
|House Republican Caucus of Tennessee||$5,500|
|Total Raised in 2010||$91,404|
|Source:Follow the Money|
Sexton and his wife, Lacey, have two children. They currently reside in Crossville, Tennessee.
This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term "Cameron + Sexton + Tennessee + House of Representatives"
- All stories may not be relevant to this legislator due to the nature of the search engine.
- Cameron Sexton on the Tennessee State House website
- Cameron Sexton's biography on Project Vote Smart
- Cameron Sexton's biography on the University of Tennessee's government relations website
- Campaign contributions: 2012, 2010
- Cameron Sexton at LinkedIn
- The Bledsonian Banner, "July 2, 2010
- Tennessee Secretary of State - 2012 Primary Candidates
- Tennessee Department of State - Unofficial primary results
- Unofficial Republican state representative primary results from the TN Secretary of State, 2010
- Tennessee General election results
- Follow the Money, "Sexton, Cameron," accessed June 28, 2013
Eric Swafford (R)
|Tennessee House of Representatives District 25
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