Mike Sparks

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Mike Sparks
Member of the Tennessee House of Representatives
from the 49th[1] district
Incumbent
Assumed office
January 2011
Preceded by Kent Coleman
Personal details
Born (1967-01-11) January 11, 1967 (age 47)
Nationality American
Political party Republican
Residence Smyrna, Tennessee
Alma mater Middle Tennessee State University
Website votemikesparks.com

Mike Sparks[2] (born January 11, 1967) is an American politician and a Republican member of the Tennessee House of Representatives representing District 49 since January 2011. Sparks was a county commissioner for Rutherford County, Tennessee from 2002 until 2010.

Education[edit]

Sparks earned his bachelor's degree in business from Middle Tennessee State University.

Elections[edit]

  • 2012 Sparks was unopposed for the August 2, 2012 Republican Primary, winning with 1,992 votes,[3] and won the November 6, 2012 General election with 12,532 votes (58.9%) against Democratic nominee Mike Williams.[4]
  • 2010 To challenge District 49 incumbent Democratic Representative Kent Coleman, Sparks was unopposed for the August 5, 2010 Republican Primary, winning with 5,064 votes,[5] and won the November 2, 2010 General election with 10,668 votes (58.0%) against Representative Coleman.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rep. Mike Sparks". Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee General Assembly. Retrieved March 17, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Mike Sparks' Biography". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved March 17, 2014. 
  3. ^ "State of Tennessee August 2, 2012 Republican Primary". Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee Secretary of State. p. 166. Retrieved March 17, 2014. 
  4. ^ "State of Tennessee November 6, 2012 General Election". Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee Secretary of State. p. 52. Retrieved March 17, 2014. 
  5. ^ "State of Tennessee August 5, 2010 Republican Primary". Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee Secretary of State. p. 41. Retrieved March 17, 2014. 
  6. ^ "State of Tennessee November 2, 2010 State General". Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee Secretary of State. p. 41. Retrieved March 17, 2014. 

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