David Shepard (politician)

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This article is about the Tennessee state legislator. For other people with similar names, see David Shepherd.
David Shepard
Member of the Tennessee House of Representatives
from the 69th[1] district
Incumbent
Assumed office
January 2001
Preceded by Douglas S. Jackson
Personal details
Born (1947-10-06) October 6, 1947 (age 66)
Nashville, Tennessee
Nationality American
Political party Democratic
Residence Dickson, Tennessee
Alma mater University of Tennessee at Martin
University of Tennessee
Military service
Service/branch United States Army
Years of service 1969–1971
Rank First Lieutenant

David A. Shepard[2] (born October 6, 1947 in Nashville, Tennessee) is an American politician and a Democratic member of the Tennessee House of Representatives representing District 69 since January 2001.

Education[edit]

Shepard earned his BS from the University of Tennessee at Martin and his Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Tennessee's Memphis College of Pharmacy.

Elections[edit]

  • 2012 Shepard and returning 2010 Republican challenger Wayne White both won their August 2, 2012 primaries,[3] setting up a rematch; Shepard won the three-way November 6, 2012 General election with 11,669 votes (55.2%) against White and Independent candidate Kenneth Buser.[4]
  • 2000 When District 69 Democratic Representative Douglas S. Jackson ran for Tennessee Senate and left the seat open, Shepard ran in the four-way August 3, 2000 Democratic Primary, winning with 3,329 votes (42.5%),[5] and won the November 7, 2000 General election with 12,751 votes (63.1%) against Republican nominee Danny Tidwell.[6]
  • 2002 Shepard was unopposed for the August 1, 2002 Democratic Primary, winning with 7,619 votes,[7] and won the November 5, 2002 General election with 11,533 votes (68.9%) against Republican nominee Dennis Bryant.[8]
  • 2004 Shepard was unopposed for both the August 5, 2004 Democratic Primary, winning with 3,385 votes,[9] and the November 2, 2004 General election, winning with 18,278 votes.[10]
  • 2006 Shepard was unopposed for both the August 3, 2006 Democratic Primary, winning with 6,309 votes,[11] and the November 7, 2006 General election, winning with 14,767 votes.[12]
  • 2008 Shepard was unopposed for the August 7, 2008 Democratic Primary, winning with 1,597 votes,[13] and won the November 4, 2008 General election with 15,687 votes (75.6%) against Independent candidate W. Ryan Akin.[14]
  • 2010 Shepard was unopposed for the August 5, 2010 Democratic Primary, winning with 5,764 votes,[15] and won the November 2, 2010 General election with 7,815 votes (54.0%) against Republican nominee Wayne White.[16]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rep. David Shepard". Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee General Assembly. Retrieved March 18, 2014. 
  2. ^ "David Shepard's Biography". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved March 18, 2014. 
  3. ^ "State of Tennessee August 2, 2012 Democratic Primary". Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee Secretary of State. p. 179. Retrieved March 18, 2014. 
  4. ^ "State of Tennessee November 6, 2012 General Election". Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee Secretary of State. p. 72. Retrieved March 18, 2014. 
  5. ^ "August 3, 2000 Democratic Primary". Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee Secretary of State. p. 34. Retrieved March 18, 2014. 
  6. ^ "November 7, 2000 General Election". Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee Secretary of State. p. 48. Retrieved March 18, 2014. 
  7. ^ "August 1, 2002 Democratic Primary". Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee Secretary of State. p. 47. Retrieved March 18, 2014. 
  8. ^ "November 5, 2002 General Election". Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee Secretary of State. p. 48. Retrieved March 18, 2014. 
  9. ^ "August 5, 2004 Democratic Primary". Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee Secretary of State. p. 37. Retrieved March 18, 2014. 
  10. ^ "November 2, 2004 General Election". Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee Secretary of State. p. 48. Retrieved March 18, 2014. 
  11. ^ "August 3, 2006 Democratic Primary". Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee Secretary of State. p. 2. Retrieved March 18, 2014. 
  12. ^ "November 7, 2006 General Election". Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee Secretary of State. p. 1. Retrieved March 18, 2014. 
  13. ^ "State of Tennessee August 7, 2008 Democratic Primary". Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee Secretary of State. p. 2. Retrieved March 18, 2014. 
  14. ^ "State of Tennessee November 4, 2008 General Election". Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee Secretary of State. p. 3. Retrieved March 18, 2014. 
  15. ^ "State of Tennessee August 5, 2010 Democratic Primary". Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee Secretary of State. p. 51. Retrieved March 18, 2014. 
  16. ^ "State of Tennessee November 2, 2010 State General". Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee Secretary of State. p. 54. Retrieved March 18, 2014. 

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