Todd Gardenhire

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Todd Gardenhire
Todd Gardenhire.jpg
Tennessee State Senate District 10
In office
Term ends
November 8, 2016
Years in position 2
Base salary$20,203/year
Per diem$188/legislative day
Bachelor'sUniversity of Tennessee at Chattanooga
ProfessionFinancial consultant for Morgan Stanley Smith Barney
Office website
Todd Gardenhire is a Republican member of the Tennessee State Senate, representing District 10. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.


Gardenhire received a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. He is currently a Senior Vice President of Wealth Management at Morgan Stanley Smith Barney.

Committee assignments


At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Gardenhire served on the following committees:

Tennessee Committee Assignments, 2013
Energy, Agriculture and Natural Resources



See also: Tennessee State Senate elections, 2012

Gardenhire ran in the 2012 election for Tennessee State Senate District 10. Gardenhire defeated Greg Vital in the August 2 Republican primary and defeated Andrae McGary (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[1]

Tennessee State Senate, District 10, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngTodd Gardenhire 54.3% 36,557
     Democratic Andrae McGary 45.7% 30,745
Total Votes 67,302
Tennessee State Senate, District 10 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngTodd Gardenhire 50.1% 8,022
Greg Vital 49.9% 7,982
Total Votes 16,004

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Gardenhire is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Gardenhire raised a total of $332,775 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 20, 2013.[2]

Todd Gardenhire's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Tennessee State Senate, District 10 Won $332,775
Grand Total Raised $332,775


Gardenhire won election to the Tennessee State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Gardenhire raised a total of $332,775.
Tennessee State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Todd Gardenhire's campaign in 2012
Gardenhire, Todd$78,371
Senate Republican Caucus$32,418
Gardenhire, Todd$32,000
Gardenhire, Todd$29,205
Gardenhire, Todd$15,000
Total Raised in 2012$332,775
Source:Follow the Money


Gardenhire and his wife, Sylvia, have three children and four grandchildren. They currently reside in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Andy Berke (D)
Tennessee Senate District 10
Succeeded by