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Joe Pitts (Tennessee)

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Joe Pitts
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Tennessee House Of Representatives District 67
Incumbent
In office
2006-Present
Term ends
November 4, 2014
Years in position 8
PartyDemocratic
Leadership
Minority Caucus Vice Chair, Tennessee House of Representatives
2011-2013
Compensation
Base salary$20,203/year
Per diem$188/legislative day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2006
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sAustin Peay State University
Personal
BirthdayAugust 15, 1958
Place of birthClarksville, TN
ProfessionBanker
ReligionNondenominational
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Joe Pitts (b. August 15, 1958) is a Democratic member of the Tennessee House of Representatives, representing District 67. He was first elected to the chamber in 2006. He previously served as Minority Caucus Vice Chair.

Biography

Pitts earned his B.S. from Austin Peay State University. He works in the banking industry.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Tennessee Committee Assignments, 2013
Education
Insurance and Banking

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Pitts served on these committees:

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. Incumbent Joe Pitts is unopposed in the Democratic primary. Mike Warner is running as a Constitution candidate.[1]

2012

See also: Tennessee House of Representatives elections, 2012

Pitts ran in the 2012 election for Tennessee House of Representatives, District 67. Pitts ran unopposed in the August 2 primary election. He was unchallenged in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

2010

See also: Tennessee House of Representatives elections, 2010

Pitts ran for re-election to the 67th District seat in 2010. He was unopposed in the August 5 primary.[4] He defeated Democrat Neil Revlett in the general election on November 2, 2010.[5]

2008

On Nov. 4, 2008, Pitts won re-election to the 67th District Seat in the Tennessee House of Representatives.[6]

Pitts raised $41,826 for his campaign.[7]

Tennessee House of Representatives, District 67 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Joe Pitts (D) 12,525

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Pitts is available dating back to 2006. Based on available campaign finance records, Pitts raised a total of $214,900 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 2, 2013.[8]

Joe Pitts's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Tennessee State House, District 67 Won $52,325
2010 Tennessee State House, District 67 Won $41,600
2008 Tennessee State House, District 67 Won $41,826
2006 Tennessee State House, District 67 Won $79,149
Grand Total Raised $214,900

2012

Pitts won re-election to the Tennessee House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Pitts raised a total of $52,325.
Tennessee House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Joe Pitts (Tennessee)'s campaign in 2012
Tennessee Education Association$5,250
Tennessee Bankers Association$3,750
AT&T$2,000
CAPAD$1,800
Tennessee State Employees Association$1,600
Total Raised in 2012$52,325
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Pitts won re-election to the Tennessee House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Pitts raised a total of $41,600.

2008

Pitts won re-election to the Tennessee House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Pitts raised a total of $41,826.

2006

Pitts won election to the Tennessee House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, Pitts raised a total of $79,149.

Personal

Pitts and his wife, Cynthia, have five children. They currently reside in Clarksville, Tennessee.

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Tennessee House of Representatives District 67
2006–present
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