Joe Armstrong

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Joe Armstrong
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Tennessee House Of Representatives District 15
Incumbent
In office
1988-Present
Term ends
November 4, 2014
Years in position 26
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$20,203/year
Per diem$188/legislative day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected1988
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Commissioner, Knox County Commission
1986-1988
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Tennessee, 1981
Personal
BirthdayNovember 30, 1956
Place of birthKnoxville, TN
ReligionMethodiist
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Joe E. Armstrong (b. November 30, 1956) is a Democratic member of the Tennessee House of Representatives, representing District 15. He was first elected to the chamber in 1988.

Biography

Armstrong earned his B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Tennessee in 1981. He has worked as an insurance manager and district manager. Armstrong served as the Vice-Chair of the Knox County Commission from 1982 to 1988. He also served as Commissioner of the commission from 1986 to 1988.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Tennessee Committee Assignments, 2013
Finance, Ways, and Means
Transportation

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Armstrong 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 Joe Armstrong is unopposed in the Democratic primary. Pete Drew is running as an Independent candidate.[1]

2012

See also: Tennessee House of Representatives elections, 2012

Armstrong won re-election in the 2012 election for Tennessee House of Representatives, District 15. Armstrong ran unopposed in the August 2 primary election and defeated Calvin Cassady (G) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

Tennessee House of Representatives, District 15, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJoe Armstrong Incumbent 82.2% 11,505
     Green Calvin Cassidy 17.8% 2,488
Total Votes 13,993

2010

See also: Tennessee House of Representatives elections, 2010

Armstrong was re-elected to the 15th District seat in 2010. He faced no opposition in the general election on November 2, 2010. He was unopposed in the August 5 primary.[4][5]

Tennessee House of Representatives, District 15 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Joe Armstrong (D) 5,153

2008

On Nov. 4, 2008, Armstrong won re-election to the 15th District Seat in the Tennessee House of Representatives, defeating opponent Rachel Ray (R).[6]

Armstrong raised $93,600 for his campaign while Ray raised $20.[7]

Tennessee House of Representatives, District 15 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Joe Armstrong (D) 12,852
Rachel Ray (R) 5,187

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Armstrong is available dating back to 1996. Based on available campaign finance records, Armstrong raised a total of $520,276 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 28, 2013.[8]

Joe Armstrong's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Tennessee State House, District 15 Won $72,025
2010 Tennessee State House, District 15 Won $81,090
2008 Tennessee State House, District 15 Won $93,600
2006 Tennessee State House, District 15 Won $65,890
2004 Tennessee State House, District 15 Won $68,640
2002 Tennessee State House, District 15 Won $64,180
2000 Tennessee State House, District 15 Won $27,901
1998 Tennessee State House, District 15 Won $19,225
1996 Tennessee State House, District 15 Won $27,725
Grand Total Raised $520,276

2012

Armstrong won re-election to the Tennessee House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Armstrong raised a total of $72,025.
Tennessee House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Joe Armstrong's campaign in 2012
Multi-Disciplinary Consultants LLC$6,500
Lensgraf Clinic PC$5,500
Tennessee Chiropractic Association$3,500
Tennessee Optometric Association$3,250
PMHC PAC$2,500
Total Raised in 2012$72,025
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Armstrong won re-election to the Tennessee House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Armstrong raised a total of $81,090.

2008

Armstrong won re-election to the Tennessee House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Armstrong raised a total of $93,600.

2006

Armstrong won re-election to the Tennessee House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, Armstrong raised a total of $65,890.

2004

Armstrong won re-election to the Tennessee House of Representatives in 2004. During that election cycle, Armstrong raised a total of $68,640.

2002

Armstrong won re-election to the Tennessee House of Representatives in 2002. During that election cycle, Armstrong raised a total of $64,180.

2000

Armstrong won re-election to the Tennessee House of Representatives in 2000. During that election cycle, Armstrong raised a total of $27,901.

1998

Armstrong won re-election to the Tennessee House of Representatives in 1998. During that election cycle, Armstrong raised a total of $19,225.

1996

Armstrong won re-election to the Tennessee House of Representatives in 1996. During that election cycle, Armstrong raised a total of $27,725.

Personal

Armstrong and his wife, LaTonia, have four children. They currently live in Knoxville, Tennessee.

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Tennessee House of Representatives District 15
1989–present
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