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Robert Rankin Doggart
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Former candidate for
U.S. House, Tennessee, District 4
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sThomas A. Edison State College
Master'sLaSalle University
Ph.D.LaSalle University
Campaign website
Robert Rankin Doggart was a 2014 Independent candidate seeking election to the U.S. House to represent the 4th Congressional District of Tennessee.[1] He was defeated by incumbent Scott DesJarlais (R) in the general election on November 4, 2014.[2]


Doggart earned his A.S./AS-T, BS/A-ST from Thomas A. Edison State College in 1994. He went on to earn his MBA and Ph.D. from LaSalle University in 1999.[3]

Professionally, Doggart has worked in the nuclear, fossil, hydroelectric and associated engineering fields for the past 40 years. He currently works as a certified quality engineer for the American Society for Quality. He has been with the company since 1980.[3]


Campaign themes


Doggart submitted the following statement to Ballotpedia:[3]

1. The integrity of the United States Constitution.

2. The protection of the American people, land , and our form of government by the professional military establishment.
3. The governance of the Appropriations of our Nation in a fair and equitable manner.[4]



See also: Tennessee's 4th Congressional District elections, 2014

Doggart ran in the 2014 election for the U.S. House to represent Tennessee's 4th District. He was defeated by incumbent Scott DesJarlais (R) in the general election on November 4, 2014.[2]

Election results

U.S. House, Tennessee District 4 General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngScott DesJarlais Incumbent 58.3% 84,781
     Democratic Lenda Sherrell 35.3% 51,338
     Independent Robert Doggart 6.4% 9,238
Total Votes 145,357
Source: Tennessee Secretary of State Vote totals above are unofficial and will be updated once official totals are made available.

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External links


  1. Tennessee.gov, "Governor, United States Senate, and United States House of Representatives Petitions Filed by Qualifying Deadline," accessed April 3, 2014
  2. 2.0 2.1 Huffington Post, "Election 2014," accessed November 6, 2014
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Information submitted through Ballotpedia's biographical submission form on April 15, 2014
  4. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.