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|U.S. House, Tennessee, District 8|
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."
Dixon was defeated by incumbent Stephen Lee Fincher. 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.
|U.S. House, Tennessee District 8 General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Stephen Lee Fincher Incumbent||68.3%||190,923|
|Source: Tennessee Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"|
|U.S. House, Tennessee's 8th Congressional District Democratic Primary, 2012|
|U.S. House, 2012 - Timothy Dixon Campaign Contributions|
|Total Raised by Election Winner||$2,251,746|
|Total Spent by Election Winner||$911,703|
|Top contributors to Timothy Dixon's campaign committee|
|Top 5 industries that contributed to campaign committee|
|Beer, Wine & Liquor||$1,400|
|Telecom Services & Equipment||$500|
Dixon is married to wife Patti. Together they have three children.
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- www.tn.gov "2012 Congressional Candidates" Accessed June 30, 2012
- Tim Dixon for Congress, "Issues," Accessed September 11, 2012
- Politico "2012 Election Map, Tennessee"
- Associated Press primary results
- Open Secrets "Timothy Dixon 2012 Election Cycle," Accessed April 15, 2013
- Tim Dixon for Congress, "About," Accessed October 9, 2012