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|Julia C. Hurley|
|Member of the Tennessee House of Representatives
from the 32nd district
November 2010 – November 2012
|Preceded by||Dennis Ferguson|
|Succeeded by||Kent Calfee|
|Residence||Lenoir City, Tennessee|
|Alma mater||Maryville College|
Hurley is certified to teach English as a Second Language and currently owns a business engaged in that activity.[not in citation given] She previously owned The JaCy Company which housed SECGrillToppers, a sports licensing/product company. Hurley also worked for the RMD Corporation, owners of Hooters in Alcoa, Tennessee, before transferring to the Knoxville Hooters store on Kingston Pike from 2001 to 2004.
During her campaign for the Tennessee House, Hurley's Hooters experience was criticized, but she defended herself by stating that she wouldn't be the same person without that experience.
Hurley was elected Tennessee delegate at large, alternate delegate for Randy Boyd, representing 2012 Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney and cast her vote for Romney during the National Republican Convention in Tampa, Florida.[not in citation given]
Hurley sought re-election in 2012 but lost the August 2, 2012, Republican primary to Kent Calfee. Calfee received 4,609 votes to Hurley's 3,704 votes. He went on to win the general election in November 2012.
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Hurley is the mother of one child, a daughter, who was born circa 1997, when Hurley was a teenager. Hurley opposes abortion and has stated that she "was faced with the choice of abortion or birth" and "chose life".
- "Rep. Julia Hurley's party requires way around legislator contribution limits". WATE-TV. July 6, 2011.
- "Rep. Julia Hurley". Tennessee General Assembly. Archived from the original on January 13, 2012. Retrieved August 17, 2012.
- Schelzig, Erik (February 8, 2011). "Julia Hurley Credits Hooters For Success". Huffington Post.
- http://roaneviews.com/?q=blog/392[unreliable source?]
- "???". Nashville Scene.
- "Rep. Julia Hurley Loses District 32 Seat". NewsChannel5.com. August 2, 2013.
- Majors, Beverly (November 13, 2012). "Roane County elects Kent Calfee for House seat". The Oak Ridger.
- Hurley, Julia (November 9, 2013). "Republican relates to lure of Obamacare". Knoxville News Sentinel.
- Hurley, Julia (August 17, 2013). "Create opportunity to prevent abortions". Knoxville News Sentinel.
- "Orange Pride Spotlight". HOOTERS magazine. February/ March 2011. pp. 18–19.
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