Timothy Dixon

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Timothy Dixon
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Candidate for
U.S. House, Tennessee, District 8
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Timothy Dixon was a 2012 Democratic candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 8th Congressional District of Tennessee.[1]


Campaign themes

According to Dixon's website, his campaign themes included:

  • Jobs: "...immediately begin working to coordinate and use the resources we have in our education system...to build training programs for businesses..."
  • Healthcare: "We need to address access and cost, we can do these things while leaving the law intact."
  • Social Security: "We need to protect and strengthen Social Security. It is our duty to care for and cherish our seniors."[2]



See also: Tennessee's 8th Congressional District elections, 2012

Dixon was defeated by incumbent Stephen Lee Fincher.[3] Dixon ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent Tennessee's 8th District. Dixon defeated John Bradley and Christa Stoscheck in the August 2, 2012 Democratic primary. He faced incumbent Stephen Lee Fincher (R), James Hart (I), and Mark Rawles (I) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[4]

U.S. House, Tennessee District 8 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Timothy Dixon 28.4% 79,490
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngStephen Lee Fincher Incumbent 68.3% 190,923
     Independent James Hart 2.2% 6,139
     Independent Mark Rawles 1% 2,870
Total Votes 279,422
Source: Tennessee Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"
U.S. House, Tennessee's 8th Congressional District Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngTimothy Dixon 37.9% 6,951
John Bradley 36.9% 6,771
Christa Stoscheck 25.2% 4,621
Total Votes 18,343

Campaign donors


Breakdown of the source of Dixon's campaign funds before the 2012 election.

Dixon lost an election to the U.S. House in 2012. During that election cycle, Dixon's campaign committee raised a total of $26,673 and spent $26,673.[5]


Dixon is married to wife Patti. Together they have three children.[6]

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