|Tennessee House Of Representatives District 98|
|March 8, 2011-Present|
|November 4, 2014|
|Years in position||3|
|Per diem||$173/legislative day|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||March 8, 2011|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Service/branch||United States Marine Corps|
|Profession||Firefighter/Lieutenant, Shelby County Fire Department|
Parkinson is a firefighter with the Shelby County Fire Department. He served in the United States Marine Corps during Operation Desert Storm.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Parkinson served on the following committees:
|Tennessee Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Calendar and Rules|
|• Criminal Justice|
|• Local Government|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Parkinson served on these committees:
|Tennessee Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Children & Family Affairs|
|• State & Local Government|
Parkinson ran in the 2012 election for Tennessee House of Representatives, District 98. Parkinson was unopposed in the August 2 primary election. Independent candidate Artie Smith also filed. He was unchallenged in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
Parkinson was elected to District 98 on March 8, 2011. He defeated Democrats Stephanie Gatewood, Brenda Oats-Williams and Jannie Foster in the January, 2011 primary. Since there were no Republicans running, he was unopposed in the special general election on March 8, 2011. Parkinson replaced former Representative Ulysses Jones, Jr. who died after being re-elected in the November 2, 2010 general election. 
Comprehensive donor information for Parkinson is available dating back to 2011. Based on available campaign finance records, Parkinson raised a total of $38,588 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 12, 2013.
|Antonio Parkinson's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Tennessee State House, District 98||$25,383|
|2011||Tennessee State House, District 98||$13,205|
|Grand Total Raised||$38,588|
2012Parkinson won re-election to the Tennessee House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Parkinson raised a total of $25,383.
|Tennessee House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Antonio Parkinson's campaign in 2012|
|Tennessee Education Association||$2,000|
|Cmte To Elect Rick Peete||$1,000|
|Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association||$1,000|
|Total Raised in 2012||$25,383|
|Source:Follow the Money|
2011 special electionParkinson won election to the Tennessee House of Representatives in 2011. During that election cycle, Parkinson raised a total of $13,205.
|Tennessee House of Representatives 2011 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Antonio Parkinson's campaign in 2011|
|Parkinson, Antonio (2 Shay)||$1,705|
|Fire Fighters Local 1784||$1,000|
|Smart Choices Taxes||$800|
|Tennessee Professional Firefighters PAC||$750|
|Total Raised in 2011||$13,205|
|Source:Follow the Money|
Parkinson currently resides in Memphis, Tennessee.
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- Tennessee Secretary of State - 2012 Primary Candidates
- Tennessee Department of State - Unofficial primary results
- The Commercial Appeal, "Activist, firefighter Antonio Parkinson wins Tenn. House Dist. 98 seat," January 20, 2011
- Tennessee General election results
- Follow the Money, "Parkinson, Antonio (2 Shay)," accessed July 12, 2013
Ulysses Jones, Jr.
|Tennessee House of Representatives District 98
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