Andy Berke

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Andy Berke
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Tennessee State Senate District 10
Retired
In office
2009 - 2012
PartyDemocratic
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2008
First electedNovember 4, 2008
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sStanford University
J.D.University of Chicago Law School
Personal
Birthday03/31/1968
Place of birthChattanooga, TN
ProfessionAttorney
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Andy Berke is a former Democratic member of the Tennessee State Senate. Berke served in the Tennessee Senate from 2009-2012. He was elected to serve as the Vice Chair of the Democratic Caucus, from 2011-2012.[1]

Berke graduated from Stanford University and later graduated with his Law degree from Chicago Law. He is a partner of a law firm.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Berke served on these committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Berke served on these committees:

District 10

Berke represented Tennessee Senate District 10. District 10 included portions of Hamilton and Marion Counties.

Elections

2012

Berke announced in early 2012 that he would not seek re-election to the Tennessee State Senate.[2]

2008

On Nov. 4, 2008, Berke won election to the 10th District Seat in the Tennessee State Senate, defeating opponent Oscar Brown (R).[3]

Berke raised $216,121 for his campaign while Brown raised $0.[4]

Tennessee State Senate, District 10 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Andy Berke (D) 47,240
Oscar Brown (R) 19,216

Campaign donors

2008

Berke raised $216,121 in the 2008 election cycle.

His major contributors are listed below.[5]

Donor Amount
Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association $15,520
Tennessee Association of Realtors $5,000
Ironworkers Local 704 $5,000
Tennessee Carpenters Regional Council $4,500
Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 572 $2,500
Tennessee Labor Council AFL-CIO $2,500
Tennessee Malt Beverage Association $2,500
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers $2,500

Personal

Andy is married with two children and resides in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Ward Crutchfied
Tennessee Senate District 10
2009-2012
Succeeded by
Todd Gardenhire (R)