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|U.S. House of Representatives|
|Place of birth||Chattanooga, Tennessee|
|2010 Race for Governor - Republican Primary|
|Bill Haslam (R)||47.5%|
|Joe Kirkpatrick (R)||0.9%|
|Ron Ramsey (R)||22.0%|
Asked opponent for debate
In July 2010, Wamp challenged Knoxville Mayor and gubernatorial opponent Bill Haslam to more debates, but the Haslam campaign showed little interest in considering. The Haslam campaign pointed to what was believed to be a record number of joint appearances among the candidates, mostly at forums.
Haslam accused Wamp of "trivializing campaign with personal attacks."
On July 16, Wamp released a negative television advertisement focusing on Haslam, which the former Mayor labeled “grossly distorted and misleading.”
Wamp is from Chattanooga.
The Internet Archive's Wayback Machine was used to recall this version of the website from March 3, 2010.
- Tennessee Department of State, "Unofficial Results of t he 2010 Primary: Governor - Republican", accessed August 6, 2010
- "Haslam Uninterested in Debating Wamp Again," Tennessee Reporter, July 19, 2010
- "Haslam says Wamp ‘Trivializing Campaign With Personal Attacks’," Tennessee Reporter, July 17, 2010