Charles Cooper

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Charles Cooper
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Former candidate for
Tennessee House of Representatives, District 75
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
High schoolCamden Central High School
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Army
Campaign website
Charles W. Cooper was a 2014 Democratic candidate for District 75 of the Tennessee House of Representatives.[1]


A Camden, Tennessee native, Cooper graduated from Camden Central High School in 1990.[2]

From 1992 through 2000, Cooper served in the United States Army in the Quertermaster Corps.[2]

Currently, Cooper works in law enforcement. He is also an ordained minister.[2]


Campaign themes


Cooper submitted the following statement to Ballotpedia:[2]

I am concerned about the unbalanced influence and power that big corporations have in our lives and in our government. I want to represent THE PEOPLE of the 75th District. I am Pro Life and Pro 2nd Amendment.[3]



See also: Tennessee House of Representatives elections, 2014

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. Charles Cooper was defeated by Randy Patton in the Democratic primary. Incumbent Tim Wirgau was unopposed in the Republican primary. James Hart ran as an independent candidate. Wirgau defeated Patton and Hart in the general election.[4][1]

Tennessee House of Representatives District 75, General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngTim Wirgau Incumbent 62.2% 8,719
     Democratic Randy Patton 33% 4,628
     Independent James Hart 4.8% 673
Total Votes 14,020

Tennessee House of Representatives, District 75 Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngRandy Patton 62.5% 3,075
Charles Cooper 37.5% 1,846
Total Votes 4,921

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Tennessee Secretary of State, "Petitions Filed for State Senate and State House of Representatives," accessed April 5, 2014
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Information submitted through Ballotpedia's biographical submission form on March 4, 2014
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
  4. Tennessee Secretary of State, "August 7, 2014 Election Results," accessed September 11, 2014