Johnnie Turner

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Johnnie Turner
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Tennessee House Of Representatives District 85
Incumbent
In office
2010-Present
Term ends
November 4, 2014
Years in position 4
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$19,009/year
Per diem$173/legislative day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sLeMoyne Owen College
Master'sUniversity of Memphis
Personal
ProfessionRetired
ReligionBaptist
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Johnnie Turner is a Democratic member of the Tennessee House of Representatives, representing District 85. She was selected to replace her late husband Larry Turner in January 2010 and was elected for a full term in November 2010.[1]

Biography

Turner received her B.S. from LeMoyne Owen College and her M.Ed. from the University of Memphis. She has worked as an educator and civil rights advocate.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Tennessee Committee Assignments, 2013
Consumer and Human Resources
Government Operations
Government Operations

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Turner 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. R.S. Ford is unopposed in the Democratic primary. Johnnie Turner is unopposed in the Republican primary.[2]

2012

See also: Tennessee House of Representatives elections, 2012

Turner ran in the 2012 election for Tennessee House of Representatives, District 85. Turner defeated Eddie Jones in the August 2 primary election. He was unchallenged in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[3][4]

Tennessee House of Representatives, District 85 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJohnnie Turner Incumbent 78.6% 5,442
Eddie Jones 21.4% 1,484
Total Votes 6,926

2010

Turner ran for re-election to the 85th District seat in 2010. She defeated Eddie Jones in the August 5 primary.[5] She defeated Republican Edgar A. Babian in the general election on November 2, 2010.[6]

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Turner is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Turner raised a total of $67,798 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 2, 2013.[7]

Johnnie Turner's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Tennessee State House, District 85 Won $26,519
2010 Tennessee State House, District 85 Won $41,279
Grand Total Raised $67,798

2012

Turner won re-election to the Tennessee House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Turner raised a total of $26,519.

2010

Turner won election to the Tennessee House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Turner raised a total of $41,279.

Personal

Turner has one child and four grandchildren. She currently resides in Memphis, Tennessee.

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Tennessee House of Representatives District 85
2010–present
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