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Dale Ford
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Tennessee House Of Representatives District 6
In office
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2006
Term limitsN/A
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Army
Years of service1959-1968
BirthdayJuly 6, 1942
Place of birthJonesborough, TN
Office website
Dale Ford (b. July 6, 1942) is a former Republican member of the Tennessee House of Representatives, representing the 6th District from 2006-2012.

Ford was a candidate for the Tennessee State House of Representatives in 2002 but was not elected. He then joined the Tennessee State House in 2007.

Ford served in the United State Army from 1959 to 1968. He then worked for Major League Baseball as an Umpire from 1974 to 2001. He has also worked as a farmer and is now retired.

Ford attended Eastern Tennessee University from 1961 to 1962.

Committee assignments


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


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

Subcommittee on Agriculture
Subcommittee on Health Care Facilities



See also: Tennessee House of Representatives elections, 2012

Ford ran in the 2012 election for Tennessee House of Representatives, District 6. Ford was defeated by James Van Huss in the August 2 primary election.[1][2]

Tennessee House of Representatives, District 6 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJames Van Huss 53.9% 3,154
Dale Ford Incumbent 46.1% 2,703
Total Votes 5,857


See also: Tennessee House of Representatives elections, 2010

Ford was re-elected to the 6th District seat in 2010. He faced no opposition in the general election on November 2, 2010. He defeated Kevin Flanary in the August 5 primary.[3][4]

Tennessee House of Representatives, District 6 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Dale Ford (R) 14,531


On Nov. 4, 2008, Ford won re-election to the 6th District Seat in the Tennessee House of Representatives.[5]

Ford raised $19,973 for his campaign.[6]

Tennessee House of Representatives, District 6 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Dale Ford (R) 19,175

Campaign donors


In 2010, Ford received $37,710 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[7]

Tennessee House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Dale Ford's campaign in 2010
Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association$1,500
Tennessee Medical Association$1,500
Tennessee Highway Contractors$1,000
Tennessee Society Of Anesthesiologists$1,000
Thomas, Gerald D$1,000
Total Raised in 2010 $37,710


Ford raised $19,973 in the 2008 election cycle.

His major contributors are listed below.[8]

Donor Amount
Dale Ford $2,961
Gerald Thomas $1,000
Robert T. Summers $1,000
Tennessee Highway Contractors $1,000
Tennessee Electric Cooperative Association $600


Ford and his wife, Joyce, have five children.

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Preceded by
Tennessee House of Representatives District 6
Succeeded by
James Van Huss (R)