Ty Cobb

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Ty Cobb
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Tennessee House of Representatives District 64
Former member
Term in office began
Term in office ended
Political party Democratic
Profession Legislator
This article is about the former Tennessee state representative. For the former Nevada assemblyman, see Tyrus Cobb.

Ty Cobb (b. August 17, 1978) was a Democratic member of the Tennessee House of Representatives, representing the 64th District.

Cobb joined the Tennessee State House of Representatives in 2009. He has served in that position since, representing the 64th District.

Cobb has worked as a Firefighter and Emergency Medical Technician for the Columbia Fire Department since 1999.

Cobb earned his Emergency Medical Technician License from Columbia State Community College in 2000. He went on to receive his Associate's Degree in Fire Science Technology from Volunteer State Community College in 2003. He then earned his B.A. in Professional Studies from the University of Memphis in 2005.

Committee assignments

Subcommittee on State Government
Subcommittee on Public Safety



See also: Tennessee House of Representatives elections, 2010

Cobb ran for re-election to the 64th District seat in 2010. He was unopposed in the August 5 primary.[1]

He was defeated by Republican Sheila Butt in the general election on November 2, 2010.[2]


On Nov. 4, 2008, Cobb won election to the 64th District Seat in the Tennessee House of Representatives, defeating opponent Tom Dubois (R).[3]

Cobb raised $105,069 for his campaign while Dubois raised $168,316.[4]

Tennessee House of Representatives, District 64 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Ty Cobb (D) 14,166
Tom Dubois (R) 13,003

Campaign donors


Cobb raised $105,069 in the 2008 election cycle.

His major contributors are listed below.[5]

Donor Amount
The Speakers Fund $10,000
Tennessee State Auto Workers $4,750
Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 572 $4,000
Memphis Fire Fighters Local 1784 $2,800
Five different donors $2,500


Cobb is single.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Tennessee House of Representatives District 64
Succeeded by
Sheila Butt