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Herron graduated from the University of Tennessee in 1975 and earned his Juris Doctor and Master's of Divinity degrees from Vanderbilt in 1980. Herron was also a Rotary Scholar at the University of Saint Andrews (Scotland) from 1975 to 1976. He is an attorney and a former minister in the United Methodist Church.  
 
Herron graduated from the University of Tennessee in 1975 and earned his Juris Doctor and Master's of Divinity degrees from Vanderbilt in 1980. Herron was also a Rotary Scholar at the University of Saint Andrews (Scotland) from 1975 to 1976. He is an attorney and a former minister in the United Methodist Church.  
  
In early 2012, Herron announced he would not be seeking re-election to the [[Tennessee State Senate elections, 2012|Tennessee State Senate]].<ref name="retire">[http://timesfreepress.com/news/2012/feb/03/tennessee-senate-democrat-joe-haynes-wont-seek-re-/?breakingnews ''Times Free Press'' "Tennessee Senate Democrat Joe Haynes won’t seek re-election ," February 3, 2012]</ref>
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In early 2012, Herron announced he would not be seeking re-election to the [[Tennessee State Senate elections, 2012|Tennessee State Senate]].<ref name="retire">[http://timesfreepress.com/news/2012/feb/03/tennessee-senate-democrat-joe-haynes-wont-seek-re-/?breakingnews ''Times Free Press'', "Tennessee Senate Democrat Joe Haynes won’t seek re-election ," February 3, 2012]</ref>
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==

Latest revision as of 06:05, 9 May 2014

Roy Herron
Roy Herron.jpg
Tennessee State Senate District 24
Retired
In office
1997 - 2012
PartyDemocratic
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2008
First elected1996
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Tennessee, 1975
J.D.Vanderbilt University, 1980
Personal
ProfessionAttorney
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Roy Herron is a former Democratic member of the Tennessee State Senate. He served in the Tennessee Senate from 1997-2012, and also served in the Tennessee House of Representatives from 1986 to 1996.

Herron graduated from the University of Tennessee in 1975 and earned his Juris Doctor and Master's of Divinity degrees from Vanderbilt in 1980. Herron was also a Rotary Scholar at the University of Saint Andrews (Scotland) from 1975 to 1976. He is an attorney and a former minister in the United Methodist Church.

In early 2012, Herron announced he would not be seeking re-election to the Tennessee State Senate.[1]

Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Herron served on these committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Herron served on these committees:

District 24

Herron represented Tennessee Senate District 24 which included Benton, Decatur, Henry, Henderson, Lake, Obion, Perry, Stewart, and Weakley Counties.

Elections

2012

See also: Tennessee State Senate elections, 2012

Herron announced in early 2012 that he would not seek re-election to the Tennessee State Senate. His district was drawn to be more Republican during the redistricting process.[1][2]

2008

On Nov. 4, 2008, Herron won re-election to the 24th District Seat in the Tennessee State Senate.[3]

Herron raised $396,966 for his campaign.[4]

Tennessee State Senate, District 24 (2008)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Roy Herron (D) 45,992 100%

Campaign donors

2008

Herron raised $396,966 in the 2008 election cycle.

His major contributors are listed below.[5]

Donor Amount
Tennessee Medical Association $3,500
Jackson Clinic $3,000
Tennessee Dental Association $2,500

Personal

Roy is married to Nancy Herron. They have three children and reside in Dresden, Tennessee.

External links

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References

Political offices
Preceded by
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Tennessee Senate District 24
1997-2012
Succeeded by
John Stevens (R)