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Tennessee state senator will not seek re-election

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May 31, 2013

Tennessee

By Geoff Pallay

NASHVILLE, Tennessee: State Senator Douglas Henry announced earlier this month that he would not run for re-election in 2014.[1]

Henry's attorney, Nick Bailey, said the decision was based around his ability to devote full attention to his ailing wife, Lolly.[2][3]

First elected to the state senate in 1970, Henry also served in the state house from 1954-1956.

Tennessee State Senate, District 21, General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDouglas Henry Incumbent 56.6% 27,117
     Republican Steven Dickerson 43.4% 20,775
Total Votes 47,892

Tennessee Senate Partisan Breakdown

Party As of March 2015
     Democratic Party 5
     Republican Party 28
Total 33

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