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Wamp is no longer in Congress after an unsuccessful gubernatorial bid in 2010.

Rep. Zach Wamp (R-Tenn.)

  • District: 3rd District, East -- Chattanooga, Oak Ridge
  • Residence: Chattanooga
  • Born: October 28, 1957; Fort Benning, Ga.
  • Religion: Baptist
  • Family: Wife, Kim Wamp; two children
  • Education: U. of North Carolina, attended 1977-78 (industrial relations); U. of Tennessee, attended 1978-79; U. of North Carolina, attended 1979-80 (political science)
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Republican nominee for U.S. House, 1992; U.S. House, 1995-2011
  • Elected: Elected: 1994 (8th term)
  • Committee Assignments: Appropriations (Energy-Water; Military Construction-VA - Ranking Member)
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State Information: 3rd District, East -- Chattanooga, Oak Ridge

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2010 general Chuck Fleischmann (R) 92,032 56.8%
John Wolfe (D) 45,387 28%
Savas Kyriakidis (I) 17,077 10.5%
Mark DeVol (I) 5,773 3.6%
Don Barkman (I) 811 0.5%
Gregory Goodwin (I) 380 0.2%
Robert Humphries (I) 380 0.2%
Mo Kiah (I) 216 0.1%
2008 general Zach Wamp (R) 184,964 69.4%
Doug Vandagriff (D) 73,059 27.4%
Jean Howard-Hill (I) 4,848 1.8%
Ed Choate (I) 3,750 1.4%
2006 general Zach Wamp (R) 130,791 65.7%
Brent Benedict (D) 68,324 34.3%
2004 general Zach Wamp (R) 166,154 64.7%
John Wolfe (D) 84,295 32.8%
June Griffin (X) 3,018 1.2%
Doug Vandagriff (X) 1,696 0.7%
Jean Howard-Hill (X) 1,473 0.6%
2002 general Zach Wamp (R) 112,254 64.6%
John Wolfe (D) 58,824 33.9%
William Bolen (I) 1,473 0.8%
Timothy Sevier (I) 947 0.6%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2008 Barack Obama: 37% John McCain: 62%
2004 John Kerry: 38% George W. Bush: 61%
2000 Al Gore: 41% George W. Bush: 57%

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