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Scott DesJarlais

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Scott DesJarlais
Scott DesJarlais.jpg
U.S. House, Tennessee, District 4
In office
Term ends
January 3, 2013
Years in position 4
Base salary$174,000/year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sUniversity of South Dakota, 1987
M.D.University of South Dakota, 1991
Date of birthFebruary 21, 1964
Place of birthDes Moines, IA
Office website

Scott DesJarlais (b. February 21, 1964) is a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from the state of Tennessee. DesJarlais was first elected in 2010.


  • 1987: Graduated from University of South Dakota
  • 1991: Graduated from University of South Dakota, Vermillion, S. Dak.
  • 2011-Present: U.S Representative from Tennessee

Committee assignments

U.S. House



Political positions

Percentage voting with party

Scott DesJarlais voted with the Republican Party 95.1% of the time, which ranked 45 among the 242 House Republican members as of December 2011.[1]



On November 2, 2010, DesJarlais won election to the United States House of Representatives. He defeated Lincoln Davis and Paul H. Curtis in the general election.[2]

U.S. House of Representatives, Tennessee Congressional District 4 Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngScott DesJarlais 58.6% 103,969
     Democrat Lincoln Davis 39.6% 70,254
     Independent Paul H. Curtis 1.8% 3,178
Total Votes 177,401

Campaign donors


DesJarlais won election to the U.S. House of Representatives in 2010. During that re-election cycle, DesJarlais's campaign committee raised a total of $938,711 and spent $923,280.[3]

His top 5 contributors between 2009-2010 were:


Scott DesJarlais is married to Amy. They have 3 children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Lincoln Davis
U.S. House of Representatives - Tennessee District 4
Succeeded by