July 24, 2014

Rep. Scott DesJarlais (R-Tenn.)

  • District: 4th District, Southeastern Middle Tennessee -- Murfreesboro
  • Residence: South Pittsburg
  • Born: February 21, 1964; Des Moines, Iowa
  • Religion: Episcopalian
  • Family: Wife, Amy DesJarlais; four children
  • Education: U. of South Dakota, B.S. 1987 (chemistry & psychology); U. of South Dakota, M.D. 1991
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: No previous office; U.S. House, 2011-present
  • Elected: Elected: 2010 (2nd term)
  • Committee Assignments: Agriculture (Livestock, Rural Development & Credit); Education & the Workforce (Health, Employment, Labor & Pensions; Workforce Protections); Oversight & Government Reform (Economic Growth, Job Creation and Regulatory Affairs; Energy Policy, Health Care and Entitlements)
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State Information: 4th District, Southeastern Middle Tennessee -- Murfreesboro

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general Scott DesJarlais (R) 128,568 55.8%
Eric Stewart (D) 102,022 44.2%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 33% Mitt Romney: 65%
2008 Barack Obama: 36% John McCain: 63%