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Rep. John J. Duncan Jr. (R-Tenn.)

  • District: 2nd District, East -- Knoxville
  • Residence: Knoxville
  • Born: July 21, 1947; Lebanon, Tenn.
  • Religion: Presbyterian
  • Family: Wife, Lynn Duncan; four children
  • Education: U. of Tennessee, B.S. 1969 (journalism); George Washington U., J.D. 1973
  • Military Service: Tenn. National Guard and Army Reserve 1970-87
  • Political Highlights: Knox County Criminal Court judge, 1981-88; U.S. House, 1988-present
  • Elected: Elected: 1988 (13th full term)
  • Committee Assignments: Oversight & Government Reform (Economic Growth, Job Creation and Regulatory Affairs; National Security); Transportation & Infrastructure (Aviation; Highways & Transit; Public-Private Partnerships - Chairman; Railroads, Pipelines & Hazardous Materials)
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State Information: 2nd District, East -- Knoxville

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general John Duncan (R) 196,894 74.4%
Troy Goodale (D) 54,522 20.6%
Norris Dryer (GREEN) 5,733 2.2%
Greg Samples (I) 4,382 1.7%
Brandon Stewart (I) 2,974 1.1%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 31% Mitt Romney: 67%
2008 Barack Obama: 35% John McCain: 64%




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