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Rep. Phil Roe (R-Tenn.)

  • District: 1st District, Northeast -- 'tri-cities,' Morristown
  • Residence: Johnson City
  • Born: July 21, 1945; Clarksville, Tenn.
  • Religion: Methodist
  • Family: Wife, Pam Roe; three children
  • Education: Austin Peay State U., B.S. 1967 (biology); U. of Tennessee, M.D. 1973
  • Military Service: Army Medical Corps 1973-74
  • Political Highlights: Johnson City Board of Commissioners, 2003-09 (mayor, 2007-09); sought Republican nomination for U.S. House, 2006; U.S. House, 2009-present
  • Elected: Elected: 2008 (3rd term)
  • Committee Assignments: Education & the Workforce (Early Childhood, Elementary & Secondary Education; Health, Employment, Labor & Pensions - Chairman); Veterans' Affairs (Health; Oversight & Investigations)
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State Information: 1st District, Northeast -- 'tri-cities,' Morristown

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general Phil Roe (R) 182,252 76%
Alan Woodruff (D) 47,663 19.9%
Karen Brackett (I) 4,837 2%
Robert Smith (GREEN) 2,872 1.2%
Michael Salyer (I) 2,048 0.8%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 26% Mitt Romney: 73%
2008 Barack Obama: 29% John McCain: 70%

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