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Lowe Finney

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Lowe Finney
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Tennessee State Senate District 27
Incumbent
In office
2007 - Present
Term ends
January 15, 2015
Years in position 7
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$20,203/year
Per diem$188/legislative day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2006
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Tennessee at Martin
J.D.St. Louis University
Personal
Birthday11/01/1975
ProfessionAttorney/College Instructor
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Lowe Finney is a Democratic member of the Tennessee State Senate, representing District 27. He was first elected to the chamber in 2006. Finney currently serves as Majority Caucus Leader and was elected to remain in that position, beginning in the 2011 session.[1]

Biography

Finney graduated with a B.S. in Business Administration from Tennessee-Martin and a J.D. from Saint Louis University School of Law. He is a practicing attorney and a part-time college instructor.

On July 31, 2013, Finney announced that he would not seek re-election to the state senate in 2014.[2][3]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Tennessee Committee Assignments, 2013
Finance, Ways and Means
Health and Welfare
Judiciary
State & Local Government

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

District 27

Finney represents Tennessee Senate District 27. District 27 includes Madison, Gibson, and Carroll Counties

Elections

2010

See also: Tennessee State Senate elections, 2010

Finney was re-elected to the 27th District seat in 2010. He defeated Republican Don McLeary in the general election on November 2, 2010. He was unopposed in the primary.[4]

Tennessee State Senate, District 27, General Election 2010
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Lowe Finney (D) 25,885
Don McLeary (R) 24,666

2006

On Nov. 7, 2006, Finney won election to the 27th District Seat in the Tennessee State Senate, defeating opponent Don McLeary (D).[5]

Finney raised $249,814 for his campaign while McLeary raised $400,354.[6]

Tennessee State Senate, District 27 (2006)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Lowe Finney (D) 26,804
Don McLeary (R) 26,324

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Finney is available dating back to 2006. Based on available campaign finance records, Finney raised a total of $1,035,648 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 20, 2013.[7]

Lowe Finney's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Tennessee State Senate, District 27 Not up for election $94,040
2010 Tennessee State Senate, District 27 Won $414,334
2008 Tennessee State Senate, District 27 Not up for election $97,460
2006 Tennessee State Senate, District 27 Won $429,814
Grand Total Raised $1,035,648

2012

Finney was not up for election to the Tennessee State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Finney raised a total of $94,040.
Tennessee State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Lowe Finney's campaign in 2012
Jackson Clinic$5,000
Tennessee First$4,000
AT&T$3,500
Wine & Spirits Wholesalers Of Tennessee$3,000
Tennessee State Employees Association$2,600
Total Raised in 2012$94,040
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Finney won re-election to the Tennessee State Senate in 2010. During that election cycle, Finney raised a total of $414,334.

2008

Finney was not up for election to the Tennessee State Senate in 2008. During that election cycle, Finney raised a total of $97,460.

2006

Finney won election to the Tennessee State Senate in 2006. During that election cycle, Finney raised a total of $429,814.

Personal

Finney and his wife, Tiffany, currently reside in Jackson, Tennessee.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Don McLeary
Tennessee Senate District 27
2007-present
Succeeded by
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