Paul Bailey (Tennessee)
|Tennessee State Senate, District 15|
|November 4, 2014 - present|
|November 6, 2018|
|Years in position||0|
|Predecessor||Charlotte Burks (D)|
|Per diem||$188/legislative day|
|Elections and appointments|
|First elected||November 4, 2014|
|Birthday||March 4, 1968|
Bailey is a former Republican member of the Tennessee House of Representatives, representing District 43. He was first appointed in January 6, 2014, by White County commissioners in a special-called meeting. Bailey was chosen to replace Charles Curtiss, who resigned January 1, 2014. Bailey did not seek re-election to the Tennessee House of Representatives in 2014.
Bailey is the owner of CB Trucking, and he served as county commissioner until he resigned when appointed as a state representative. He attended Tennessee Tech University. Bailey has served as a member for the House Agriculture & Natural Resources Committee, the House Business & Utilities Committee, and the House Business & Utilities Subcommittee.
- See also: Tennessee State Senate elections, 2014
Elections for 18 seats in the Tennessee State Senate took place in 2014. A primary election took place on August 7, 2014. A general election took place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was April 3, 2014. Betty Vaudt was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Paul Bailey defeated Gary Steakley and Matt Swallows in the Republican primary. William Draper ran as an independent candidate. Bailey defeated Vaudt and Draper in the general election.
|Tennessee State Senate District 15, General Election, 2014|
|Independent||William L. Draper||4.4%||2,022|
|Tennessee State Senate, District 15 Republican Primary, 2014|
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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.
- Tennessee National Federation of Independent Business: 2013-2014 Voting Record
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- Tennessee Conservation Voters: 2013 Scorecard
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- Tennessee Voters for Animal Protection: 2014 Scorecard
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In 2014, Bailey's endorsements included the following:
- NRA Political Victory Fund
Bailey is married and has three children.
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- My Sparta News, "Bailey chosen to fill state representative vacancy," January 7, 2014
- Tennessee General Assembly, "Rep. Paul Bailey," accessed January 18, 2014
- Tennessee Secretary of State, "August 7, 2014 Election Results," accessed September 11, 2014
- Tennessee Secretary of State, "Petitions Filed for State Senate and State House of Representatives," accessed April 5, 2014
- Facebook, "Paul Bailey for Senate," accessed July 17, 2014
Charlotte Burks (D)
|Tennessee State Senate District 15
2014 - present
| Succeeded by|
Charles Curtiss (R)
|Tennessee House of Representatives District 43
| Succeeded by|
Kevin Dunlap (D)