April 16, 2014

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 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%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 33% Mitt Romney: 66%
2008 Barack Obama: 36% John McCain: 62%