Andrew Farmer

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Andrew Farmer
Member of the Tennessee House of Representatives
from the 17th[1] district
Assumed office
January 8, 2013
Preceded by Frank S. Niceley
Personal details
Born (1979-12-17) December 17, 1979 (age 37)
Nationality American
Political party Republican
Residence Sevierville, Tennessee
Alma mater East Tennessee State University
Thomas M. Cooley Law School
Profession Attorney

Andrew E. Farmer[2] (born December 17, 1979) is an American politician and a Republican member of the Tennessee House of Representatives representing District 17 since January 8, 2013.


Farmer earned his bachelor's degree in business administration from East Tennessee State University and his JD from Thomas M. Cooley Law School.


  • 2012 Farmer challenged District 17 incumbent Representative Frank S. Niceley in the three-way August 2, 2012 Republican Primary, winning with 2,980 votes (52.1%),[3] and won the November 6, 2012 General election with 14,244 votes (76.1%) against Democratic nominee Mike Dockery,[4] who had run for the seat in 2010.


  1. ^ "Rep. Andrew Farmer". Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee General Assembly. Retrieved March 13, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Andrew Farmer's Biography". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved March 13, 2014. 
  3. ^ "State of Tennessee August 2, 2012 Republican Primary" (PDF). Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee Secretary of State. p. 138 & 139. Retrieved March 13, 2014. 
  4. ^ "State of Tennessee November 6, 2012 General Election" (PDF). Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee Secretary of State. p. 17. Retrieved March 13, 2014. 

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