Antonio Parkinson

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Antonio Parkinson
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Tennessee House Of Representatives District 98
Incumbent
In office
March 8, 2011-Present
Term ends
November 4, 2014
Years in position 3
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$19,009/year
Per diem$173/legislative day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedMarch 8, 2011
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Marine Corps
Personal
ProfessionFirefighter/Lieutenant, Shelby County Fire Department
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Antonio Parkinson is a Democratic member of the Tennessee House of Representatives, representing District 98. He was first elected to the chamber during a special election on March 8, 2011.

Biography

Parkinson is a firefighter with the Shelby County Fire Department. He served in the United States Marine Corps from July 1986 until July 1990 and was discharged as a Corporal.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Tennessee Committee Assignments, 2013
Calendar and Rules
Criminal Justice
Local Government

2011-2012

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

Elections

2014

See also: Tennessee House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Tennessee House of Representatives will consist of a primary election on August 7, 2014, and a general election on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was April 3, 2014. Incumbent Antonio Parkinson is unopposed in the Democratic primary.[2]

2012

See also: Tennessee House of Representatives elections, 2012

Parkinson ran in the 2012 election for Tennessee House of Representatives, District 98. Parkinson was unopposed in the August 2 primary election. Independent candidate Artie Smith also filed. He was unchallenged in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[3][4]

2011

See also: Tennessee state legislative special elections, 2011

Parkinson was elected to District 98 on March 8, 2011. He defeated Democrats Stephanie Gatewood, Brenda Oats-Williams and Jannie Foster in the January, 2011 primary. Since there were no Republicans running, he was unopposed in the special general election on March 8, 2011. Parkinson replaced former Representative Ulysses Jones, Jr. who died after being re-elected in the November 2, 2010 general election.[5]

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Parkinson is available dating back to 2011. Based on available campaign finance records, Parkinson raised a total of $38,588 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 12, 2013.[6]

Antonio Parkinson's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Tennessee State House, District 98 Won $25,383
2011 Tennessee State House, District 98 Won $13,205
Grand Total Raised $38,588

2012

Parkinson won re-election to the Tennessee House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Parkinson raised a total of $25,383.

2011 special election

Parkinson won election to the Tennessee House of Representatives in 2011. During that election cycle, Parkinson raised a total of $13,205.

Personal

Parkinson currently resides in Memphis, Tennessee.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Ulysses Jones, Jr.
Tennessee House of Representatives District 98
2011-present
Succeeded by
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