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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%
2010 general John Duncan (R) 141,796 81.8%
Dave Hancock (D) 25,400 14.6%
Joseph Leinweber (I) 2,497 1.4%
D. H. Andrew (I) 1,993 1.1%
Greg Samples (I) 1,185 0.7%
H. Headings (I) 509 0.3%
2008 general John Duncan (R) 227,120 78.1%
Bob Scott (D) 63,639 21.9%
2006 general John Duncan (R) 157,095 77.7%
John Greene (D) 45,025 22.3%
2004 general John Duncan (R) 215,575 79%
John Greene (D) 52,155 19.1%
Charles Howard (X) 4,978 1.8%
2002 general John Duncan (R) 146,887 79%
John Greene (D) 37,035 19.9%
Joshua Williamson (I) 1,110 0.6%
George Njezic (I) 940 0.5%
write-ins (Write-In) 9 0%
2000 general John Duncan (R) 187,154 89.3%
Kevin Rowland (LIBERT) 22,304 10.6%
write-ins (Write-In) 27 0%
1998 general John J. "Jimmy" Duncan Jr. (R) 90,860 88.6%
Robert O. Watson (I) 4,372 4.3%
Greg Samples (I) 4,332 4.2%
George Njezic (I) 2,920 2.8%
write-ins (Write-In) 18 0%
1996 general John J. "Jimmy" Duncan Jr. (R) 150,953 70.7%
Stephen Smith (D) 61,020 28.6%
Chris G. Dimit (I) 1,306 0.6%
George Njezic (I) 289 0.1%
write-ins (Write-In) 6  
1994 general John J. "Jimmy" Duncan Jr. (R) 128,937 90.5%
Randon J. Krieg (I) 6,854 4.8%
Greg Samples (I) 6,682 4.7%
write-ins (Write-In) 9  
1992 general John J. "Jimmy" Duncan Jr. (R) 148,377 72.2%
Troy Goodale (D) 52,887 25.7%
Randon J. Krieg (I) 4,134 2%
write-ins (Write-In) 3  
1990 general John J. "Jimmy" Duncan Jr. (R) 62,797 81%
Peter Hebert (I) 15,127 19%
1988 special John J. "Jimmy" Duncan Jr. (R) 92,929 56%
Dudley W. Taylor (D) 70,576 43%
1988 general John J. "Jimmy" Duncan Jr. (R) 99,631 56%
Dudley W. Taylor (D) 77,540 44%
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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