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Alan Woodruff
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Candidate for
U.S. House, Tennessee, District 1
Bachelor'sVirginia Tech
J.D.Florida State
Ph.D.Harvard University
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Alan Taylor was a 2012 Democratic candidate who sought election to the U.S. House representing the 1st Congressional District of Tennessee.[1]


Campaign themes

According to Woodruff's website, his campaign themes included:

  • The Economy: "...promoting economic recovery and stability through policies and practices that assist the business of the private sector..."
  • Energy: "...setting a national goal of energy independence–and formulating a cohesive policy based on that goal, not merely taking the isolated actions that address only parts of the problem..."
  • Healt care: "...addressing national needs with solutions that make the fullest use of existing, private sector, service-providers..."[2]



See also: Tennessee's 1st congressional district elections, 2012

Woodruff was defeated by incumbent Phil Roe.[3] Woodruff ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing Tennessee's 1st District. Woodruff ran unopposed in the August 2 Democratic primary. He faced incumbent Phil Roe (R), Karen Brackett (I), and Michael Salyer (I) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[4]

U.S. House, Tennessee District 1 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Alan Woodruff 19.9% 47,663
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngPhil Roe Incumbent 76% 182,252
     Green Robert N Smith 1.2% 2,872
     Independent Karen Brackett 2% 4,837
     Independent Michael Salyer 0.9% 2,048
Total Votes 239,672
Source: Tennessee Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

Campaign donors


Breakdown of the source of Woodruff's campaign funds before the 2012 election.

Woodruff lost an election to the U.S. House in 2012. During that election cycle, Woodruff's campaign committee raised a total of $24,171 and spent $23,156.[5]

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