Jimmy Eldridge

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Jimmy Eldridge
Member of the Tennessee House of Representatives
from the 73rd[1] district
Incumbent
Assumed office
January 2003
Preceded by Matt Kisber
Personal details
Born (1948-04-01) April 1, 1948 (age 66)
Jackson, Tennessee
Nationality American
Political party Republican
Residence Jackson, Tennessee
Alma mater Lambuth University

Jimmy A. Eldridge[2] (born April 1, 1948 in Jackson, Tennessee) is an American politician and a Republican member of the Tennessee House of Representatives who has represented District 73 since January 2003.

Education[edit]

Eldridge earned his BS in biology and chemistry from Lambuth University.

Elections[edit]

  • 2012 Eldridge was unopposed for both the August 2, 2012 Republican Primary, winning with 5,559 votes,[3] and the November 6, 2012 General election, winning with 19,048 votes (70.6%) against Democratic nominee Corey Currie.[4]
  • 2000 To challenge District 73 incumbent Democratic Representative Matt Kisber, Eldridge was unopposed for the August 3, 2000 Republican Primary, winning with 2,341 votes,[5] but lost the November 7, 2000 General election to Representative Kisber.[6]
  • 2002 When Representative Kisber left the Legislature and left the seat open, Eldridge ran in the three-way August 1, 2002 Republican Primary, winning with 4,824 votes (58.3%)[7] and won the November 5, 2002 General election with 10,062 votes (53.6%) against Democratic nominee Danny Waynick.[8]
  • 2004 Eldridge was unopposed for the August 5, 2004 Republican Primary, winning with 3,424 votes,[9] and won the November 2, 2004 General election with 17,089 votes (72.0%) against Democratic nominee Charlie Caldwell.[10]
  • 2006 Eldridge was unopposed for both the August 3, 2006 Republican Primary, winning with 6,363 votes,[11] and the November 7, 2006 General election, winning with 15,977 votes.[12]
  • 2008 Eldridge was unopposed for both the August 7, 2008 Republican Primary, winning with 2,375 votes,[13] and the November 4, 2008 General election, winning with 20,573 votes.[14]
  • 2010 Eldridge was unopposed for the August 5, 2010 Republican Primary, winning with 8,038 votes,[15] and won the November 2, 2010 General election with 14,065 votes (nearly 100%) against a write-in candidate.[16]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rep. Jimmy Eldridge". Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee General Assembly. Retrieved March 18, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Jimmy Eldridge's Biography". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved March 18, 2014. 
  3. ^ "State of Tennessee August 2, 2012 Republican Primary". Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee Secretary of State. p. 184. Retrieved March 18, 2014. 
  4. ^ "State of Tennessee November 6, 2012 General Election". Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee Secretary of State. p. 78. Retrieved March 18, 2014. 
  5. ^ "August 3, 2000 Republican Primary". Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee Secretary of State. p. 38. Retrieved March 18, 2014. 
  6. ^ "November 7, 2000 General Election". Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee Secretary of State. p. 53. Retrieved March 18, 2014. 
  7. ^ "August 1, 2002 Republican Primary". Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee Secretary of State. p. 51. Retrieved March 18, 2014. 
  8. ^ "November 5, 2002 General Election". Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee Secretary of State. p. 52. Retrieved March 18, 2014. 
  9. ^ "August 5, 2004 Republican Primary". Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee Secretary of State. p. 36. Retrieved March 18, 2014. 
  10. ^ "November 2, 2004 General Election". Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee Secretary of State. p. 52. Retrieved March 18, 2014. 
  11. ^ "August 3, 2006 Republican Primary". Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee Secretary of State. p. 5. Retrieved March 18, 2014. 
  12. ^ "November 7, 2006 General Election". Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee Secretary of State. p. 2. Retrieved March 18, 2014. 
  13. ^ "State of Tennessee August 7, 2008 Republican Primary". Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee Secretary of State. p. 7. Retrieved March 18, 2014. 
  14. ^ "State of Tennessee November 4, 2008 General Election". Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee Secretary of State. p. 10. Retrieved March 18, 2014. 
  15. ^ "State of Tennessee August 5, 2010 Republican Primary". Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee Secretary of State. p. 56. Retrieved March 18, 2014. 
  16. ^ "State of Tennessee November 2, 2010 State General". Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee Secretary of State. p. 59. Retrieved March 18, 2014. 

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