Scott DesJarlais

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Scott DesJarlais
Scott DesJarlais.jpg
U.S. House, Tennessee, District 4
Incumbent
In office
2011-Present
Term ends
January 3, 2013
Years in position 4
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$174,000/year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of South Dakota, 1987
M.D.University of South Dakota, 1991
Personal
Date of birthFebruary 21, 1964
Place of birthDes Moines, IA
Websites
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.

Career

  • 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

2011-2012

Issues

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]

Elections

2010

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

2010

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:

Personal

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

External links


References

Political offices
Preceded by
Lincoln Davis
U.S. House of Representatives - Tennessee District 4
2011–present
Succeeded by
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