Aug. 1, 2014

Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.)

  • District: Junior Senator from Tennessee
  • Residence: Chattanooga
  • Born: August 24, 1952; Orangeburg, S.C.
  • Religion: Protestant
  • Family: Wife, Elizabeth Corker; two children
  • Education: U. of Tennessee, B.S. 1974 (industrial management)
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Sought Republican nomination for U.S. Senate, 1994; Tenn. Finance and Administration Department commissioner, 1995-96; mayor of Chattanooga, 2001-05; U.S. Senate, 2007-present
  • Elected: Elected: 2006 (2nd term)
  • Committee Assignments: Banking, Housing & Urban Affairs (Financial Institutions & Consumer Protection; Housing, Transportation & Community Development; Securities, Insurance & Investment); Foreign Relations - Ranking Member; Special Aging
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State Information: Tennessee

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general Bob Corker (R) 1,506,443 64.9%
Mark Clayton (D) 705,882 30.4%
Martin Pleasant (GREEN) 38,472 1.7%
Shaun Crowell (I) 20,936 0.9%
Kermit Steck (CNSTP) 18,620 0.8%
James Higdon (I) 8,085 0.3%
Michel Long (I) 8,080 0.3%
Troy Scoggin (I) 7,148 0.3%
David Gatchell (I) 6,523 0.3%
Angelia Stinnett (WRI) 470 0%
Jacob Maurer (WRI) 409 0%
Larry Crim (WRI) 218 0%
Jim Maynard (WRI) 117 0%
Margie Penn (WRI) 23  
Gary Davis (WRI) 18  
Lee Stewart (WRI) 14  
Christopher Schappert (WRI) 12  
Allen Hoenicke (WRI) 5  
Mary Wright (WRI) 2  
Fred Anderson (WRI)    
DeWayne Jones (WRI)    
2006 general Bob Corker (R) 929,911 50.7%
Harold Ford (D) 879,976 48%
Ed Choate (I) 10,831 0.6%
David Gatchell (I) 3,746 0.2%
Emory Heyward (I) 3,580 0.2%
H. Keplinger (I) 3,033 0.2%
Chris Lugo (I) 2,589 0.1%
write-ins (Write-In) 29  
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2008 Barack Obama: 41.83% John McCain: 56.9%
2012 : 39.08% : 59.48%
2004 John Kerry: 43% George W. Bush: 57%
2000 Al Gore: 47% George W. Bush: 51%
1996 Bill Clinton: 48% Robert Dole: 46%
1992 Bill Clinton: 47% George H. W. Bush: 42%
1988 Michael Dukakis: 42% George H. W. Bush: 58%
1984 Walter F. Mondale: 42% :