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Gordon retired at the end of the 111th Congress.

Rep. Bart Gordon (D-Tenn.)

  • District: 6th District, Middle Tennessee -- Murfreesboro
  • Residence: Murfreesboro
  • Born: January 24, 1949; Murfreesboro, Tenn.
  • Religion: Methodist
  • Family: Wife, Leslie Gordon; one child
  • Education: Middle Tennessee State U., B.S. 1971; U. of Tennessee, J.D. 1973
  • Military Service: Army Reserve 1971-72
  • Political Highlights: Tenn. Democratic Party chairman, 1981-83; U.S. House, 1985-2011
  • Elected: Elected: 1984 (13th term)
  • Committee Assignments: Energy & Commerce (Commerce, Trade & Consumer Protection; Communications, Technology & the Internet; Health); Science & Technology - Chairman
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State Information: 6th District, Middle Tennessee -- Murfreesboro

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2010 general Diane Black (R) 128,517 67.3%
Brett Carter (D) 56,145 29.4%
Jim Boyd (I) 2,157 1.1%
David Purcell (I) 1,296 0.7%
Tommy Hay (I) 1,270 0.7%
Brandon Gore (I) 1,103 0.6%
Stephen Sprague (I) 596 0.3%
2008 general Bart Gordon (D) 194,264 74.4%
Chris Baker (I) 66,764 25.6%
2006 general Bart Gordon (D) 129,069 67.1%
David Davis (R) 60,392 31.4%
Robert Garrison (I) 2,035 1.1%
Norman Saliba (I) 884 0.5%
2004 general Bart Gordon (D) 167,448 64.2%
Nick Demas (R) 87,523 33.6%
J. Lyons (X) 3,869 1.5%
Norman Saliba (X) 1,802 0.7%
2002 general Bart Gordon (D) 117,119 65.9%
Robert Garrison (R) 57,397 32.3%
J. Lyons (I) 3,065 1.7%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2008 Barack Obama: 37% John McCain: 62%
2004 John Kerry: 40% George W. Bush: 60%
2000 Al Gore: 49% George W. Bush: 49%

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