|United States Senator|
|Assumed office |
January 3, 2019
Serving with Bill Hagerty
|Preceded by||Bob Corker|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Tennessee's 7th district
January 3, 2003 – January 3, 2019
|Preceded by||Ed Bryant|
|Succeeded by||Mark E. Green|
|Member of the Tennessee Senate|
from the 23rd district
January 12, 1999 – January 3, 2003
|Preceded by||Keith Jordan|
|Succeeded by||Jim Bryson|
|Executive Director of the Tennessee Film, Entertainment, and Music Commission|
February 1995 – June 1997
|Preceded by||Dancy Jones|
|Succeeded by||Anne Pope|
|Chair of the Williamson County Republican Party|
|Preceded by||George Miller|
|Succeeded by||Al Nations|
June 6, 1952
Laurel, Mississippi, U.S.
|Education||Mississippi State University (BS)|
Marsha Wedgeworth Blackburn (born June 6, 1952) is an American politician. She is the senior United States Senator of Tennessee since January 3, 2019.
A member of the Republican Party, she represented Tennessee's 7th congressional district in the United States House of Representatives from 2003 to 2019.
In October 2017, Blackburn announced that she would run for the United States Senate seat being vacated by Bob Corker in the 2018 election. In August 2018, she became the Republican nominee. She defeated Democrat Phil Bredesen.
References[change | change source]
- ↑ Legistorm summary page for Rep. Marsha Wedgeworth Blackburn
- ↑ Robillard, Kevin (October 5, 2017). "Blackburn enters Tennessee Senate race, as Haslam passes". Politico. Retrieved October 5, 2017.
- ↑ "August 2, 2018 Unofficial Election Results". Tennessee Secretary of State. Retrieved August 3, 2018.
Other websites[change | change source]
Media related to Marsha Blackburn at Wikimedia Commons
- Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn Archived 2007-05-10 at the Wayback Machine official U.S. House site
- Marsha Blackburn for Congress Archived 2017-04-17 at the Wayback Machine
- Marsha Blackburn at the Open Directory Project
- Appearances on C-SPAN
- Biography at WhoRunsGov.com at The Washington Post
- Biography at the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress
- Voting record maintained by The Washington Post
- Biography, voting record, and interest group ratings at Vote Smart
- Congressional profile at GovTrack.us
- Congressional profile at OpenCongress
- Issue positions and quotes at On The Issues
- Financial information at OpenSecrets.org
- Staff salaries, trips and personal finance at LegiStorm.com
- Campaign finance reports and data at the Federal Election Commission
- Appearances on C-SPAN programs
- Appearances at the Internet Movie Database
- Profile at Notable Names Database
- Profile at Ballotpedia
- MSNBC transcript, Meet the Press, 16 February 2014.