Dennis Roach

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Dennis Roach
Member of the Tennessee House of Representatives
from the 35th[1] district
Incumbent
Assumed office
January 1995
Personal details
Nationality American
Political party Republican
Residence Rutledge, Tennessee

Dennis Edward Roach[2] is an American politician and a Republican member of the Tennessee House of Representatives representing District 35 since January 1995.

Elections[edit]

  • 2014 Roach was defeated in the August 7, 2014, Republican Primary by Grainger County businessman Jerry Sexton. Sexton won 4,570 votes, or 55 percent, compared to 3,687 votes for Rep. Roach, or 45 percent.
  • 2012 Roach was unopposed for both the August 2, 2012 Republican Primary, winning with 3,921 votes,[3] and the November 6, 2012 General election, winning with 14,864 votes.[4]
  • 1990s Roach was initially elected in the 1994 Republican Primary and the November 8, 1994 General election and re-elected in the November 5, 1996 General election.
  • 1998 Roach was unopposed for both the August 6, 1998 Republican Primary, winning with 4,828 votes,[5] and won the November 3, 1998 General election, winning with 6,026 votes.[6]
  • 2000 Roach was unopposed for both the August 3, 2000 Republican Primary, winning with 1,228 votes,[7] and the November 7, 2000 General election, winning with 14,736 votes.[8]
  • 2002 Roach was unopposed for the August 1, 2002 Republican Primary, winning with 4,452 votes,[9] and won the three-way November 5, 2002 General election, winning with 20,961 votes (57.5%) against Democratic nominee Daniel Dykes and Independent candidate Sue Renfro Kurtz.[10]
  • 2004 Roach was challenged in the three-way August 5, 2004 Republican Primary, winning with 2,816 votes (69.7%),[11] and won the November 2, 2004 General election with 12,046 votes (63.8%) against Democratic nominee Bill Howerton.[12]
  • 2006 Roach was challenged in the three-way August 3, 2006 Republican Primary, winning with 3,909 votes (59.0%),[13] and won the November 7, 2006 General election with 9,867 votes (69.0%) against Independent candidate Ed Baldwin.[14]
  • 2008 Roach was unopposed for the August 7, 2008 Republican Primary, winning with 2,145 votes.[15] Returning 2006 challenger Ed Baldwin ran as an Independent, setting up a rematch; Roach won the November 4, 2008 General election with 13,630 votes (71.7%) against Baldwin.[16]
  • 2010 Roach was unopposed for both the August 5, 2010 Republican Primary, winning with 6,607 votes,[17] and the November 2, 2010 General election, winning with 9,981 votes.[18]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rep. Dennis Edward Roach". Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee General Assembly. Retrieved March 19, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Dennis Roach's Biography". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved March 19, 2014. 
  3. ^ "State of Tennessee August 2, 2012 Republican Primary". Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee Secretary of State. p. 153. Retrieved March 19, 2014. 
  4. ^ "State of Tennessee November 6, 2012 General Election". Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee Secretary of State. p. 35. Retrieved March 19, 2014. 
  5. ^ "State of Tennessee Republican Candidates for Tennessee House August 6, 1998". Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee Secretary of State. p. 6. Retrieved March 19, 2014. 
  6. ^ "State of Tennessee, Tennessee House November 3, 1998 General Election". Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee Secretary of State. p. 21. Retrieved March 19, 2014. 
  7. ^ "August 3, 2000 Republican Primary". Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee Secretary of State. p. 19. Retrieved March 19, 2014. 
  8. ^ "November 7, 2000 General Election". Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee Secretary of State. p. 22. Retrieved March 19, 2014. 
  9. ^ "August 1, 2002 Republican Primary". Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee Secretary of State. p. 23. Retrieved March 19, 2014. 
  10. ^ "November 5, 2002 General Election". Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee Secretary of State. p. 23 & 24. Retrieved March 19, 2014. 
  11. ^ "August 5, 2004 Republican Primary". Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee Secretary of State. p. 21. Retrieved March 19, 2014. 
  12. ^ "November 2, 2004 General Election". Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee Secretary of State. p. 24. Retrieved March 19, 2014. 
  13. ^ "August 3, 2006 Republican Primary". Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee Secretary of State. p. 2. Retrieved March 19, 2014. 
  14. ^ "November 7, 2006 General Election". Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee Secretary of State. p. 6. Retrieved March 19, 2014. 
  15. ^ "State of Tennessee August 7, 2008 Republican Primary". Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee Secretary of State. p. 2. Retrieved March 19, 2014. 
  16. ^ "State of Tennessee November 4, 2008 General Election". Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee Secretary of State. p. 2. Retrieved March 19, 2014. 
  17. ^ "State of Tennessee August 5, 2010 Republican Primary". Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee Secretary of State. p. 27. Retrieved March 19, 2014. 
  18. ^ "State of Tennessee November 2, 2010 State General". Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee Secretary of State. p. 27. Retrieved March 19, 2014. 

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