Weston Wamp

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Weston Wamp
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Candidate for
U.S. House, Tennessee, District 3
Elections and appointments
Next primaryAugust 7, 2014
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sUniversity of Tennessee
BirthdayMarch 26, 1987
ProfessionBusiness Owner
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Weston Wamp is a 2014 Republican candidate seeking election to the U.S. House to represent the 3rd Congressional District of Tennessee.

Wamp was previously a 2012 Republican candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 3rd Congressional District of Tennessee.[1]



See also: Tennessee's 3rd Congressional District elections, 2014

Wamp is running in the 2014 election for the U.S. House to represent Tennessee's 3rd District. The race is a rematch of the 2012 race. Wamp is seeking the Republican nomination in the primary on August 7, 2014. The general election takes place November 4, 2014.[2]

Endorsement controversy

Scottie Mayfield, a former dairy executive, endorsed Charles Fleischmann.[3] Mayfield told the TimesFreePress.com that two days before he endorsed Fleischmann, Wamp came to his home and secretly recorded a conversation they had about who Mayfield was going to support. Mayfield said Wamp sent him the following text message at 7:14 p.m. on March 15, 2014 after their meeting: "To protect myself, I have recorded my conversation with you and Lisa. I hope you will honor your commitment and not get involved in this race. Thank you sir."[4] Mayfield added, "I never dreamed somebody would walk into my house with a bug on. I don't want to say negative things about people. But I just don't think that's correct behavior."[4]


See also: Tennessee's 3rd Congressional District elections, 2012

Wamp ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent Tennessee's 3rd District. Wamp was defeated by incumbent Charles Fleischmann in the August 2, 2012, Republican primary.[5]

U.S. House, Tennessee's 3rd Congressional District Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngCharles Fleischmann Incumbent 39.1% 29,947
Ron Bhalla 1.2% 926
Weston Wamp 28.7% 21,997
Scottie Mayfield 31% 23,779
Total Votes 76,649


Look Twice

Look Twice'"[6]



The Blame Game

The Blame Game"[8]



Campaign donors


Candidates for Congress are required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Wamp's reports.[10]

Weston Wamp (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[11]April 15, 2014$0$403,571.68$(29,821.01)$373,750.67
Running totals


As of July 13, 2012, Wamp raised $626,843 and spent $435,661, leaving him with $191,182 cash on hand. Of the amount raised, 97 percent came in the form of large contributions.[12]

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