John Stevens (Tennessee)

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John Stevens
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Tennessee State Senate District 24
In office
Term ends
November 8, 2016
Years in position 3
Base salary$20,203/year
Per diem$188/legislative day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sUniversity of Tennessee at Martin
J.D.University of Memphis
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John Stevens is a Republican member of the Tennessee State Senate, representing District 24. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.


Stevens received a B.S. in Political Science from the University of Tennessee at Martin. He later received a J.D. from the University of Memphis.

Committee assignments

2015 legislative session

At the beginning of the 2015 legislative session, Stevens served on the following committees:

Tennessee Committee Assignments, 2015
Finance, Ways and Means


In the 2013-2014 legislative session, Stevens served on the following committees:



See also: Tennessee State Senate elections, 2012

Stevens won election in the 2012 election for Tennessee State Senate District 24. Stevens defeated Danny C. Jowers in the August 2 Republican primary and defeated Brad Thompson (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[1][2][3]

Tennessee State Senate, District 24, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Stevens 56.5% 38,667
     Democratic Brad Thompson 43.5% 29,807
Total Votes 68,474
Tennessee State Senate, District 24 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Stevens 60.9% 5,419
Danny Jowers 39.1% 3,476
Total Votes 8,895

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Stevens is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Stevens raised a total of $361,482 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 20, 2013.[4]

John Stevens's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Tennessee State Senate, District 24 Won $361,482
Grand Total Raised $361,482


Stevens won election to the Tennessee State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Stevens raised a total of $361,482.


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In 2013, the 108th Tennessee General Assembly, first year, was in session from January 8 to April 19. In 2014, the 108th Tennessee General Assembly, second year, was in session from January 14 to April 18.

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Stevens and his wife, Elicia, have two daughters.[5] They currently reside in Huntingdon, Tennessee.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Roy Herron (D)
Tennessee Senate District 24
Succeeded by