|Tennessee House Of Representatives District 36|
|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, 1988|
|Birthday||September 14, 1953|
|Place of birth||LaFollette|
Powers holds a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Tennessee. He was an insurance agent and golf coach at Jacksboro Middle School.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Powers served on the following committees:
|Tennessee Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Agriculture and Natural Resources|
|• Insurance and Banking|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Powers served on these committees:
|Tennessee Committee Assignments, 2011|
Dennis Powers endorsed Rick Santorum in the 2012 presidential election.
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. James Virgil Kidwell is unopposed in the Democratic primary. Incumbent Dennis Powers is unopposed in the Republican primary.
Powers won re-election in the 2012 election for Tennessee House of Representatives, District 36. Powers ran unopposed in the August 2 primary election and defeated Virgil Kidwell (I) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Tennessee House of Representatives, District 36, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Dennis Powers Incumbent||79%||13,616|
|Tennessee House of Representatives, District 36 General Election (2010)|
|Dennis Powers (R)||7,016|
|Keith Clotfelter (D)||4,838|
Comprehensive donor information for Powers is available dating back to 1996. Based on available campaign finance records, Powers raised a total of $200,460 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 1, 2013.
|Dennis Powers's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Tennessee State House, District 36||$58,223|
|2010||Tennessee State House, District 36||$121,824|
|1996||Tennessee State House, District 36||$20,413|
|Grand Total Raised||$200,460|
2012Powers won re-election to the Tennessee House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Powers raised a total of $58,223.
|Tennessee House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Dennis Powers's campaign in 2012|
|Bunch, William J||$2,300|
|Tennessee Bankers Association||$1,500|
|Total Raised in 2012||$58,223|
|Source:Follow the Money|
2010Powers won election to the Tennessee House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Powers raised a total of $121,824.
|Tennessee House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Dennis Powers's campaign in 2010|
|Tennessee Republican Party||$15,105|
|Tennessee Legislative Campaign Committee||$10,980|
|Leaders of Tennessee||$10,000|
|Total Raised in 2010||$121,824|
|Source:Follow the Money|
1996Powers lost the election for the Tennessee House of Representatives in 1996. During that election cycle, Powers raised a total of $20,413.
|Tennessee House of Representatives 1996 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Dennis Powers's campaign in 1996|
|Tennessee Legislative Campaign Cmte||$13,313|
|Campbell County Republican Womens Club||$1,000|
|Wilson, David K||$1,000|
|National Healthcare Corp||$1,000|
|Total Raised in 1996||$20,413|
|Source:Follow the Money|
Powers and his wife, Tracy, live in Jacksboro, Tennessee.
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- Dennis Powers on the Tennessee State House website
- Profile from Open States
- Dennis Powers' biography on Project Vote Smart
- Dennis Powers' biography on the University of Tennessee's government relations website
- Campaign contributions: 2012, 2010, 1996
- 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
- Tennessee Secretary of State, "2010 Primary Election Official Results," accessed April 18, 2014
- Tennessee Secretary of State, "2010 Tennessee General election results," accessed April 18, 2014
- Follow the Money, "Powers, Dennis," accessed July 1, 2013
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