Joe Pitts (Tennessee politician)

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This article is about the Tennessee state legislator. For the U.S. Congressman for Pennsylvania, see Joe Pitts.
Joe Pitts
Member of the Tennessee House of Representatives
from the 67th[1] district
Incumbent
Assumed office
January 2007
Preceded by Kim McMillan
Personal details
Born (1958-08-15) August 15, 1958 (age 56)
Clarksville, Tennessee
Nationality American
Political party Democratic
Residence Clarksville, Tennessee
Alma mater Austin Peay State University
Website joepittstn.com

Joe Pitts[2] (born August 15, 1958 in Clarksville, Tennessee) is an American politician and a Democratic member of the Tennessee House of Representatives representing District 67 since January 2007.

Education[edit]

Pitts earned his BS from Austin Peay State University.

Elections[edit]

  • 2012 Pitts was unopposed for both the August 2, 2012 Democratic Primary, winning with 781 votes,[3] and won the November 6, 2012 General election with 12,700 votes (97.0%) against write-in candidate Mike Warner.[4]
  • 2006 When District 67 Democratic Representative Kim McMillan left the Legislature and left the seat open, Pitts was unopposed for the August 3, 2006 Democratic Primary, winning with 2,052 votes,[5] and won the November 7, 2006 General election with 6,703 votes (54.0%) against Republican nominee Ken Takasaki.[6]
  • 2008 Pitts was unopposed for both the August 7, 2008 Democratic Primary, winning with 1,837 votes,[7] and the November 4, 2008 General election, winning with 12,525 votes.[8]
  • 2010 Pitts was unopposed for the August 5, 2010 Democratic Primary, winning with 1,746 votes,[9] and was unopposed for the November 2, 2010 General election, winning with 5,387 votes (53.1%) against Republican nominee Neil Revlett.[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rep. Joe Pitts". Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee General Assembly. Retrieved March 18, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Joe Pitts' Biography". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved March 18, 2014. 
  3. ^ "State of Tennessee August 2, 2012 Democratic Primary". Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee Secretary of State. p. 178. Retrieved March 18, 2014. 
  4. ^ "State of Tennessee November 6, 2012 General Election". Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee Secretary of State. p. 70. Retrieved March 18, 2014. 
  5. ^ "August 3, 2006 Democratic Primary". Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee Secretary of State. p. 1. Retrieved March 18, 2014. 
  6. ^ "November 7, 2006 General Election". Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee Secretary of State. p. 1. Retrieved March 18, 2014. 
  7. ^ "State of Tennessee August 7, 2008 Democratic Primary". Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee Secretary of State. p. 1. Retrieved March 18, 2014. 
  8. ^ "State of Tennessee November 4, 2008 General Election". Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee Secretary of State. p. 1. Retrieved March 18, 2014. 
  9. ^ "State of Tennessee August 5, 2010 Democratic Primary". Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee Secretary of State. p. 49. Retrieved March 18, 2014. 
  10. ^ "State of Tennessee November 2, 2010 State General". Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee Secretary of State. p. 53. Retrieved March 18, 2014. 

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