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Cameron Sexton

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Cameron Sexton
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Tennessee House Of Representatives District 25
Incumbent
In office
2010-Present
Term ends
November 4, 2014
Years in position 4
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$19,009/year
Per diem$173/legislative day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Tennessee, 1994
Personal
BirthdayNovember 11, 1970
ProfessionMarketing
ReligionBaptist
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Cameron Sexton is a Republican member of the Tennessee House of Representatives, representing District 25. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010. In the 2013 session, Sexton serves as Majority Whip.

Biography

Sexton holds a B.A. in Public Administration from the University of Tennessee. He has worked in sales and marketing.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Sexton served on the following committees:

Tennessee Committee Assignments, 2013
Business and Utilities
Calendar and Rules
Health

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Sexton served on these committees:

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

Fiscal policy

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.”

Economic development

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.

Social issues

A NRA member, Sexton supports Second Amendment rights. He is also pro-life.

Elections

2014

See also: Tennessee House of Representatives elections, 2014

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. Judy Barnett is unopposed in the Democratic primary. Incumbent Cameron Sexton is unopposed in the Republican primary.[1]

2012

See also: Tennessee House of Representatives elections, 2012

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.[2][3]

Tennessee House of Representatives, District 25, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngCameron Sexton Incumbent 74.3% 19,488
     Democratic Flo Matheson 25.7% 6,733
Total Votes 26,221

2010

See also: Tennessee House of Representatives elections, 2010

He defeated Democrat Charles Ray Rains and independent Kevin Klingberg in the general election on November 2, 2010. He defeated incumbent Eric Swafford in the August 5 primary.[4][5]

Tennessee House of Representatives, District 25 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Cameron Sexton (R) 15,434
Charles Ray Rains (D) 7,117
Kevin Klingberg (I) 432
Tennessee House of Representatives, District 25 Republican Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Cameron Sexton (R) 8,798
Eric Swafford (R) 5,219

Campaign donors

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.[6]

Cameron Sexton's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Tennessee State House, District 25 Won $102,159
2010 Tennessee State House, District 25 Won $91,404
Grand Total Raised $193,563

2012

Sexton won re-election to the Tennessee House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Sexton raised a total of $102,159.

2010

Sexton won election to the Tennessee House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Sexton raised a total of $91,404.

Personal

Sexton and his wife, Lacey, have two children. They currently reside in Crossville, Tennessee.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Eric Swafford (R)
Tennessee House of Representatives District 25
2010–present
Succeeded by
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