|Tennessee State Senate District 24|
|1997 - 2012|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 4, 2008|
|Bachelor's||University of Tennessee, 1975|
|J.D.||Vanderbilt University, 1980|
Herron graduated from the University of Tennessee in 1975 and earned his Juris Doctor and Master's of Divinity degrees from Vanderbilt in 1980. Herron was also a Rotary Scholar at the University of Saint Andrews (Scotland) from 1975 to 1976. He is an attorney and a former minister in the United Methodist Church.
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Herron served on these committees:
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Herron served on these committees:
Herron represented Tennessee Senate District 24 which included Benton, Decatur, Henry, Henderson, Lake, Obion, Perry, Stewart, and Weakley Counties.
- See also: Tennessee State Senate elections, 2012
Herron raised $396,966 for his campaign.
|Tennessee State Senate, District 24 (2008)|
|Roy Herron (D)||45,992||100%|
Herron raised $396,966 in the 2008 election cycle.
His major contributors are listed below.
|Tennessee Medical Association||$3,500|
|Tennessee Dental Association||$2,500|
Roy is married to Nancy Herron. They have three children and reside in Dresden, Tennessee.
- Roy Herron's personal website
- Roy Herron's blog
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2006, 2004, 2000, 1996
- Voting record from Tennessee Votes.org
- Roy Herron on Facebook
- Times Free Press, "Tennessee Senate Democrat Joe Haynes won’t seek re-election ," February 3, 2012
- The Republic, "Sen. Andy Berke becomes 7th Democrat to forgo re-election bid for legislative seat," February 28, 2012
- Election Results, Tennessee Senate, District 24
- District 24 Tennessee Senate Spending, 2008
- Campaign contributors to Roy Herron
|Tennessee Senate District 24
| Succeeded by|
John Stevens (R)