was a 2014 Republican
candidate for District 15
of the Tennessee State Senate
Steakley was a career law enforcement official - much of it spent in Washington D.C. investigating fraud, waste and abuse. He is a 6th generation Tennessean.
Steakley's campaign website highlights the following issues:
- Excerpt: "100% constitutional Christian conservative."
- Excerpt: "A strong advocate for our 2nd Amendment rights."
- Excerpt: "Strong believer in term limits."
- Excerpt: "Will never support individual state income tax."
- Excerpt: "Will not support Common Core."
- See also: Tennessee State Senate elections, 2014
Elections for 18 seats in the Tennessee State Senate will take place in 2014. A primary election took place on August 7, 2014. A general election will take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was April 3, 2014. Betty Vaudt was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Paul Bailey defeated Gary Steakley and Matt Swallows in the Republican primary. William Draper is running as an independent candidate. Vaudt, Bailey and Draper will face off in the general election.
|Tennessee State Senate, District 15 Republican Primary, 2014
| Matt Swallows
| Gary Steakley
- See also: Tennessee State Senate elections, 2010
Steakley was defeated by Democrat Charlotte Burks in the general election on November 2, 2010. Also defeated was independent Joe Wilmoth. He was unopposed in the August 5 primary election.
| Tennessee State Senate, District 15, General Election 2010
| Charlotte Burks (D)
| Gary Steakley (R)
| Joe B. Wilmoth (I)
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- ↑ 1.0 1.1 Tennessee Secretary of State, "Petitions Filed for State Senate and State House of Representatives," accessed April 5, 2014
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- ↑ Steakley for Senate, "Main page," accessed July 17, 2014
- ↑ Tennessee Secretary of State, "August 7, 2014 Election Results," accessed September 11, 2014
- ↑ Unofficial Republican state senate primary results from the TN Secretary of State, 2010