Cameron Sexton

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Cameron Sexton
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Tennessee House Of Representatives District 25
Incumbent
In office
2011-Present
Term ends
January 15, 2013
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$19,009/year
Per diem$171/legislative day
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Tennessee, 1994
Personal
BirthdayNovember 11, 1970
ProfessionMarketing
ReligionBaptist
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Cameron Sexton is a Republican member of the Tennessee House of Representatives, District 25. He was first elected in 2010.

Before his election, Sexton worked in sales and marketing. He holds a BA in public administration from the University of Tennessee.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Sexton has been appointed to these committees:

Elections

2010

See also: Tennessee House of Representatives elections, 2010

He defeated Democrat Charles Ray Rains and independent Kevin Klingberg in the general election on November 2, 2010. He defeated incumbent Eric Swafford in the August 5 primary.[1][2]

Tennessee House of Representatives, District 25 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Cameron Sexton (R) 15,434
Charles Ray Rains (D) 7,117
Kevin Klingberg (I) 432
Tennessee House of Representatives, District 25 Republican Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Cameron Sexton (R) 8,798
Eric Swafford (R) 5,219

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, when Sexton first won election to the House, he collected $83,085 in donations.[3]

His largest contributors in 2010 were:

Donor Amount
House Republican Caucus of Tennessee $5,500
CAS-PAC $5,000
Cameron Sexton $2,500
Four other contributors $2,000 each

Key issues

Fiscal policy

Sexton states on his website, "I oppose any effort to create a state income tax and any effort to create or raise taxes," and says he general opposes efforts to raise state taxes.

He was active in the effort to defeat a proposal for a state income tax several years ago and repeated his pledge when speaking to a local paper: “It seems that every few years, someone in Nashville attempts to enact a state income tax. I pledge to always work to defeat any proposal to enact a Tennessee state income tax.”[4]

Economic development

Sexton's platform includes continuing the Tennessee Agricultural Enhancement Program, which provides low-interest loans to qualifying farmers. This is part of a broader plan to provide targeted incentives and capital investment for farmers. He also belongs to the Tennessee Farm Bureau.

Mr Sexton more generally supports economic development that makes Tennessee a target to business, along with education and job training to make the state's work force more attractive to potential employers.

Social issues

A NRA member, Sexton supports Second Amendment rights. He is also emphatically pro-life.

Personal

Sexton is divorced and has two children.

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