Tilman Goins

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Tilman Goins
Member of the Tennessee House of Representatives
from the 10th[1] district
Incumbent
Assumed office
January 8, 2013
Preceded by Don Miller
Personal details
Born April 10, 1977
Nationality American
Political party Republican
Residence Morristown, Tennessee
Alma mater Walters State Community College
East Tennessee State University
Website tilmangoins.com
Military service
Service/branch United States Marine Corps
(1996–2001)
United States Army
(2001–2004)

Tilman Goins[2] is an American politician and a Republican member of the Tennessee House of Representatives representing District 10 since January 8, 2013.

Education[edit]

Goins is a graduate of Morristown-Hamblen High School West. He earned an AS in history and geography from Walters State Community College and his BA in international affairs and BS in history from East Tennessee State University.

Elections[edit]

  • 2010 Goins won a county commission seat in Hamblen County's 4th district. Goins defeated Bobby Reinhardt, who had previously served on the commission for over 20 years.[3]
  • 2012 Goins challenged District 10 incumbent Representative Don Miller in the August 2, 2012 Republican Primary, winning with 2,586 votes (52.3%),[4] and was unopposed for the November 6, 2012 General election, winning with 12,781 votes (100%).[5]
  • 2014 Goins was unopposed for the August 7, 2014 Republican Primary receiving 4,569 votes (100%),[6] and was unopposed for the November 4, 2014 General election, winning with 9,500 votes (100%).[7]

Personal life[edit]

Goins is married with one child.

Goins served in both the US Marines and the US Army.

Goins is a member of Mensa International.[8][9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rep. Tilman Goins". Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee General Assembly. Retrieved March 13, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Tilman Goins' Biography". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved March 13, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Hamblen 2010 Election Results". WATE. Retrieved 3 June 2014. 
  4. ^ "State of Tennessee August 2, 2012 Republican Primary" (PDF). Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee Secretary of State. p. 134. Retrieved March 13, 2014. 
  5. ^ "State of Tennessee November 6, 2012 General Election" (PDF). Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee Secretary of State. p. 10. Retrieved March 13, 2014. 
  6. ^ House of Representatives District 10#Report "State of Tennessee August 7, 2014 Republican Primary". Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee Secretary of State. p. 134. Retrieved November 25, 2014. 
  7. ^ House of Representatives District 10#Report "State of Tennessee November 4, 2014 General Election". Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee Secretary of State. p. 10. Retrieved November 25, 2014. 
  8. ^ http://www.capitol.tn.gov/house/members/h10.html
  9. ^ http://www.knoxnews.com/news/tilman-goins-for-state-house-10th-district

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