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Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.)

  • District: 7th District, Western Middle Tennessee -- Clarksville, southern Nashville suburbs
  • Residence: Brentwood
  • Born: June 6, 1952; Laurel, Miss.
  • Religion: Presbyterian
  • Family: Husband, Chuck Blackburn; two children
  • Education: Mississippi State U., B.S. 1973 (home economics)
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Williamson County Republican Party chairwoman, 1989-91; Republican nominee for U.S. House, 1992; Tenn. Senate, 1999-2002; U.S. House, 2003-present
  • Elected: Elected: 2002 (6th term)
  • Committee Assignments: Budget; Energy & Commerce (Commerce, Manufacturing & Trade; Communications & Technology; Health; Oversight & Investigations)
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State Information: 7th District, Western Middle Tennessee -- Clarksville, southern Nashville suburbs

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general (TN-07 representative) Marsha Blackburn (R) 182,730 71%
Credo Amouzouvik (D) 61,679 24%
Howard Switzer (GREEN) 4,640 1.8%
Jack Arnold (I) 4,256 1.6%
William Akin (I) 2,740 1.1%
Leonard Ladner (I) 1,261 0.5%
2010 general (TN-07 representative) Marsha Blackburn (R) 158,916 72.4%
Greg Rabidoux (D) 54,347 24.8%
J.W. Stone (I) 6,320 2.9%
2008 general (TN-07 representative) Marsha Blackburn (R) 217,332 68.6%
Randy Morris (D) 99,549 31.4%
2006 general (TN-07 representative) Marsha Blackburn (R) 152,288 66%
Bill Morrison (D) 73,369 31.8%
Kathleen Culver (I) 1,806 0.8%
James White (I) 898 0.4%
William Smith (I) 848 0.4%
John Rimer (I) 710 0.3%
Gayl Pratt (I) 663 0.3%
2004 general (TN-07 representative) Marsha Blackburn (R) 232,404 100%
2002 general (TN-07 representative) Marsha Blackburn (R) 138,314 70.7%
Tim Barron (D) 51,790 26.5%
Rick Patterson (I) 5,423 2.8%
write-ins (Write-In) 31 0%
1992 general (TN-06 representative) Bart Gordon (D) 120,177 56.6%
Marsha Blackburn (R) 86,289 40.6%
H. Scott Benson (I) 5,952 2.8%
write-ins (Write-In) 10  
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 33% Mitt Romney: 66%
2008 Barack Obama: 36% John McCain: 62%

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