Janice Bowling

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Janice Bowling
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Tennessee State Senate District 16
Incumbent
In office
2012-Present
Term ends
November 8, 2016
Years in position 2
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$20,203/year
Per diem$188/legislative day
Prior offices
Tullahoma Board of Mayor and Alderman
1992-2008
Education
Bachelor'sAuburn University
Personal
Place of birthAlabama
Websites
Office website
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Janice Bowling is a Republican member of the Tennessee State Senate, representing District 16. She was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Biography

Bowling earned a B.S. in Elementary Education and Special Education from Auburn University. She has worked as a special education teacher in Lee County, Alabama.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Tennessee Committee Assignments, 2013
Government Operations
State & Local Government, Vice-chair
Transportation and Safety
Government Operations

Elections

2012

See also: Tennessee State Senate elections, 2012

Bowling won election in the 2012 election for Tennessee State Senate District 16. Bowling advanced past the August 2 Republican primary and defeated Jim Lewis (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[1][2][3][4]

Tennessee State Senate, District 16, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJanice Bowling 62.9% 40,139
     Democratic Jim Lewis 37.1% 23,636
Total Votes 63,775
Tennessee State Senate, District 16 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJanice Bowling 60.1% 8,162
Ron Stoltzfus 16.8% 2,280
Eric Chance 16.8% 2,277
Rod McClellan 6.4% 866
Total Votes 13,585

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Bowling is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Bowling raised a total of $190,112 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 20, 2013.[5]

Janice Bowling's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Tennessee State Senate, District 16 Won $190,112
Grand Total Raised $190,112

2012

Bowling won election to the Tennessee State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Bowling raised a total of $190,112.
Tennessee State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Janice Bowling's campaign in 2012
Senate Republican Caucus$33,884
MPAC$10,700
Leaders Of Tennessee$5,000
RAAMPAC$5,000
Tennessee Federation For Children Pac$3,500
Total Raised in 2012$190,112
Source:Follow the Money

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2013-2014

In 2013, the 108th Tennessee General Assembly, first year, was in session from January 8 to April 19. In 2014, the 108th Tennessee General Assembly, second year, was in session from January 14 to April 18.

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Personal

Bowling and her husband, Temple, have three children and five grandchildren. They currently reside in Tullahoma, Tennessee.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Jim Tracy (R)
Tennessee Senate District 16
2012-present
Succeeded by
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