John W. Forgety

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John W. Forgety
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Tennessee House Of Representatives District 23
Incumbent
In office
2010-Present
Term ends
November 4, 2014
Years in position 4
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$20,203/year
Per diem$188/legislative day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Personal
BirthdayMarch 28, 1946
ProfessionRetired
ReligionBaptist
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
John W. Forgety is a Republican member of the Tennessee House of Representatives, representing District 23. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Biography

Forgety is a licensed auctioneer and real estate agent.[1] Forgety served for 20 years in the Tennessee Army National Guard.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Tennessee Committee Assignments, 2013
Agriculture and Natural Resources
Education, Vice-chair

2011-2012

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

Elections

2014

See also: Tennessee House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for 99 seats in the Tennessee House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election took place on August 7, 2014. The 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. Incumbent John W. Forgety was unopposed in the Republican primary. Forgety is unopposed in the general election.[2][3]

2012

See also: Tennessee House of Representatives elections, 2012

Forgety ran in the 2012 election for Tennessee House of Representatives, District 23. Forgety ran unopposed in the August 2 primary election and defeated Peggy Hall Wall (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[4][5]

Tennessee House of Representatives, District 23, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Forgety Incumbent 75.9% 17,039
     Democratic Peggy Hall Wall 24.1% 5,424
Total Votes 22,463

2010

See also: Tennessee House of Representatives elections, 2010

Forgety faced no opposition in the general election on November 2, 2010. He was unopposed in the August 5 primary for District 23.[6][7]

Tennessee House of Representatives, District 23 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png John W. Forgety (R) 12,231

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Forgety is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Forgety raised a total of $80,000 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 28, 2013.[8]

John W. Forgety's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Tennessee State House, District 23 Won $54,189
2010 Tennessee State House, District 23 Won $25,811
Grand Total Raised $80,000

2012

Forgety won re-election to the Tennessee House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Forgety raised a total of $54,189.
Tennessee House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to John W. Forgety's campaign in 2012
StudentsFirst$2,500
Forgety, John W$2,308
Professional Jewelers$2,000
PHP Components$1,200
Bell, Mike$1,049
Total Raised in 2012$54,189
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Forgety won election to the Tennessee House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Forgety raised a total of $25,811.

Personal

Forgety and his wife, Faye, have two children. They currently reside in Athens, Tennessee.[1]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Mike Bell
Tennessee House of Representatives District 23
2010-present
Succeeded by
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