Johnnie Turner

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Johnnie Turner
Member of the Tennessee House of Representatives
from the 85th[1] district
Incumbent
Assumed office
Appointed January 11, 2010
Preceded by Larry Turner
Personal details
Nationality American
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Larry Turner (died 2009)
Residence Memphis, Tennessee
Alma mater LeMoyne–Owen College
University of Tennessee
University of Memphis
Website johnnieturner.com

Johnnie R. Turner[2] is an American politician and a Democratic member of the Tennessee House of Representatives representing District 85 since January 11, 2010, when she succeeded her husband, Representative Larry Turner.

Education[edit]

Turner earned her BS from LeMoyne–Owen College, attended post-graduate studies at the University of Tennessee, and earned her MEd from the University of Memphis.

Elections[edit]

  • 2012 Turner was challenged in the August 2, 2012 Democratic Primary, winning with 5,442 votes (78.6%),[3] and was unopposed for the November 6, 2012 General election, winning with 22,690 votes.[4]
  • 2010 Turner was challenged in the August 5, 2010 Democratic Primary, winning with 6,790 votes (64.6%),[5] and won the November 2, 2010 General election with 14,674 votes (87.6%) against Republican nominee Edgar Babian.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rep. Johnnie Turner". Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee General Assembly. Retrieved March 17, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Johnnie Turner's Biography". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved March 17, 2014. 
  3. ^ "State of Tennessee August 2, 2012 Democratic Primary". Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee Secretary of State. p. 194. Retrieved March 17, 2014. 
  4. ^ "State of Tennessee November 6, 2012 General Election". Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee Secretary of State. p. 90. Retrieved March 17, 2014. 
  5. ^ "State of Tennessee August 5, 2010 Democratic Primary". Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee Secretary of State. p. 65. Retrieved March 17, 2014. 
  6. ^ "State of Tennessee November 2, 2010 State General". Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee Secretary of State. p. 70. Retrieved March 17, 2014. 

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