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Joe Haynes

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Joe Haynes
Joe Haynes.jpg
Tennessee State Senate District 20
In office
1985 - 2012
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2008
First elected1984
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sUniversity of Tennessee, 1959
J.D.Nashville School of Law, 1965
Date of birth10/08/1936
Place of birthSumner County, TN
Office website
Campaign website
Joe Haynes is a former Democratic member of the Tennessee State Senate. He served in the Tennessee Senate from 1985-2012.

Haynes graduated with his Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Tennessee in 1959 and his Juris Doctor degree from Nashville Law in 1965. He is a retired attorney.

On February 3, 2012, Haynes announced he would not run for re-election in 2012.[1][2]

Committee assignments


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


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

District 20

Haynes represented Tennessee Senate District 20. District 20 included a portion of Davidson County.



See also: Tennessee State Senate elections, 2012

Haynes announced in February 2012 that he would not seek re-election to the Tennessee State Senate. His district was drawn to be more Republican during the redistricting process.[1][3][4]


On Nov. 4, 2008, Haynes won re-election to the 20th District Seat in the Tennessee State Senate, defeating opponent David Hall (R).[5]

Haynes raised $192,802 for his campaign while Hall raised $28,517.[6]

Tennessee State Senate, District 20 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Joe Haynes (D) 45,215
David Hall (R) 31,418

Campaign donors


Haynes raised $192,802 in the 2008 election cycle.

His major contributors are listed below.[7]

Donor Amount
Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association $15,500
Tennessee Democratic Party $10,000
Tennessee Association of Realtors $7,500
Gaylord Entertainment Co. $5,000
Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of Tennessee $5,000
Tennessee Healthcare Association $4,000
Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 572 $4,000
Tennessee Hotel & Lodging Association $3,000
Nashville Fire Fighters Local 140 $2,500
Tennessee Society of Anesthesiologists $2,500
Tennessee Bankers Association $2,500


Joe is married to Barbara Haynes. They have three children and reside in Goodlettsville, Tennessee.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Tennessee Senate District 20
September 1985-2012
Succeeded by
Steven Dickerson (R)