Joshua Evans (Tennessee politician)

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Joshua Evans
Member of the Tennessee House of Representatives
from the 66th[1] district
Incumbent
Assumed office
January 2009
Preceded by Bob Bibb
Personal details
Born (1983-06-27) June 27, 1983 (age 31)
McComb, Mississippi
Nationality American
Political party Republican
Residence Greenbrier, Tennessee
Alma mater Middle Tennessee State University
Website evansforsenate.com

Joshua G. Evans[2] (born June 27, 1983 in McComb, Mississippi) is an American politician and a Republican member of the Tennessee House of Representatives representing District 79 since January 2009. He is a 2014 candidate for Tennessee Senate.

Education[edit]

Evans earned his BS in mass communication from Middle Tennessee State University.

Elections[edit]

  • 2012 Evans was challenged in the August 2, 2012 Republican Primary, winning with 4,286 votes (71.4%),[3] and was unopposed for the November 6, 2012 General election, winning with 18,466 votes.[4]
  • 2006 When District 66 incumbent Democratic Representative Gene Davidson retired and left the seat open, Evans ran in the August 3, 2006 Republican Primary, winning with 2,114 votes (52.6%),[5] but lost the November 7, 2006 General election to Democratic nominee Bob Bibb.[6]
  • 2008 Evans and Representative Bibb were both unopposed for their August 7, 2008 primaries,[7] setting up a rematch; Evans won the November 4, 2008 General election with 13,983 votes (52.4%) against Representative Bibb.[8]
  • 2010 Evans was unopposed for the August 5, 2010 Republican Primary, winning with 7,039 votes,[9] and won the November 2, 2010 General election with 10,941 votes (61.7%) against Democratic nominee Billy Paul Carneal.[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rep. Joshua Evans". Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee General Assembly. Retrieved March 17, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Joshua Evans' Biography". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved March 17, 2014. 
  3. ^ "State of Tennessee August 2, 2012 Republican Primary". Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee Secretary of State. p. 177. Retrieved March 17, 2014. 
  4. ^ "State of Tennessee November 6, 2012 General Election". Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee Secretary of State. p. 69. Retrieved March 17, 2014. 
  5. ^ "August 3, 2006 Republican Primary". Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee Secretary of State. p. 18. Retrieved March 17, 2014. 
  6. ^ "November 7, 2006 General Election". Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee Secretary of State. p. 23. Retrieved March 17, 2014. 
  7. ^ "State of Tennessee August 7, 2008 Republican Primary". Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee Secretary of State. p. 23. Retrieved March 17, 2014. 
  8. ^ "State of Tennessee November 4, 2008 General Election". Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee Secretary of State. p. 39. Retrieved March 17, 2014. 
  9. ^ "State of Tennessee August 5, 2010 Republican Primary". Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee Secretary of State. p. 50. Retrieved March 17, 2014. 
  10. ^ "State of Tennessee November 2, 2010 State General". Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee Secretary of State. p. 52. Retrieved March 17, 2014. 

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