Bill Sanderson (Tennessee politician)

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Bill Sanderson
Member of the Tennessee House of Representatives
from the 77th[1] district
Incumbent
Assumed office
January 2011
Preceded by Judy Barker
Personal details
Born (1959-09-26) September 26, 1959 (age 54)
Union City, Tennessee
Nationality American
Political party Republican
Residence Kenton, Tennessee
Alma mater Lambuth University
Website votebill.net

Charles W. 'Bill' Sanderson III[2] (born September 26, 1959 in Union City, Tennessee) is an American politician and a Republican member of the Tennessee House of Representatives representing District 77 since January 2011.

Education[edit]

Sanderson earned his BS in business from Lambuth University.

Elections[edit]

  • 2012 Sanderson was unopposed for the August 2, 2012 Republican Primary, winning with 3,809 votes,[3] and won the November 6, 2012 General election with 14,379 votes (66.2%) against Democratic nominee Mark Oakes.[4]
  • 2008 When District 77 Democratic Representative Phillip Pinion retired and left the seat open, Sanderson ran in the August 7, 2008 Republican Primary, winning with 1,152 votes (65.0%),[5] but lost the November 4, 2008 General election to Democratic nominee Judy Barker.[6]
  • 2010 Sanderson and Representative Barker were both unopposed for their August 5, 2010 primaries,[7] setting up a rematch; Sanderson won the November 2, 2010 General election with 8,225 votes (50.9%) against Representative Barker.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rep. Bill Sanderson". Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee General Assembly. Retrieved March 17, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Bill Sanderson's Biography". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved March 17, 2014. 
  3. ^ "State of Tennessee August 2, 2012 Republican Primary". Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee Secretary of State. p. 166. Retrieved March 17, 2014. 
  4. ^ "State of Tennessee November 6, 2012 General Election". Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee Secretary of State. p. 82. Retrieved March 17, 2014. 
  5. ^ "State of Tennessee August 7, 2008 Republican Primary". Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee Secretary of State. p. 11. Retrieved March 17, 2014. 
  6. ^ "State of Tennessee November 4, 2008 General Election". Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee Secretary of State. p. 15. Retrieved March 17, 2014. 
  7. ^ "State of Tennessee August 5, 2010 Republican Primary". Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee Secretary of State. p. 60. Retrieved March 17, 2014. 
  8. ^ "State of Tennessee November 2, 2010 State General". Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee Secretary of State. p. 63. Retrieved March 17, 2014. 

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