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|Current Court Information:|
|Montgomery County General Sessions Court, Tennessee|
|Alternative court:||Montgomery County Juvenile Court|
|Past position:||Member, Tennessee State Senate|
|Past position 2:||Attorney in private practice|
|Law School:||University of Arkansas School of Law|
|Candidate for:||Montgomery County General Sessions Court|
|Election information 2014:|
Tim Barnes is a judge on the Montgomery County General Sessions Court. He also has jurisdiction over the Montgomery County Juvenile Court. He was most recently re-elected in 2014 for a term that expires on August 31, 2022.
Barnes received his undergraduate degree from Harding University and his J.D. from the University of Arkansas School of Law.
Prior to his election to the bench, Barnes served as a member of the Tennessee State Senate and practiced law.
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Barnes served on these committees:
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Barnes served on these committees:
Barnes represented Tennessee Senate District 22. District 22 includes Cheatham, Houston, and Montgomery Counties.
- See also: Tennessee State Senate elections, 2012
Barnes ran for re-election in the 2012 election for Tennessee State Senate District 22. Barnes ran unopposed in the August 2 Democratic primary and was defeated by Mark Green (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Tennessee State Senate, District 22, General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Tim Barnes Incumbent||46.9%||28,257|
Barnes raised $242,857 for his campaign while Kurita raised $297,088.
|Tennessee State Senate, District 22 (2008)|
|Tim Barnes (D)||37,030|
|Rosalind Kurita (D)||22,805|
Barnes raised $242,857 in the 2008 election cycle.
His major contributors are listed below.
|Tennessee's Tomorrow PAC||$16,000|
|Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association||$15,000|
|Tennessee Democratic Party||$11,672|
|Tennessee Labor Council AFL-CIO||$10,750|
|Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 572||$10,000|
|Memphis AFL-CIO Labor Council||$7,500|
|Tennessee Carpenters Regional Council||$7,500|
|Nashville Building & Construction Trades Council||$7,000|
|Tennessee Keep Your Legislature Efficient PAC||$6,750|
|International Brotherhood of Teamsters||$6,000|
|Tennessee Education Association||$5,000|
|Tennessee State Auto Workers||$5,000|
Barnes is married with three children and reside in Adams, Tennessee.
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- Biography from the Tennessee General Assembly website
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2006
- Tim Barnes on State Surge
- Voting record from Tennessee Votes.org
- Montgomery County, Tennessee, "Elected Officials"
- TN Courts.gov, "General Sessions Courts Judges," accessed January 21, 2015
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- Tennessee Department of State - Elections, "List of 2012 Candidates," accessed July 5, 2012
- Election Results, Tennessee Senate, District 22
- District 22 Tennessee Senate Spending, 2008
- Campaign contributors to Tim Barnes
|Tennessee Senate District 22
| Succeeded by|
Mark Green (R)