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Last updated Sep. 08, 2014

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Rep. Stephen Fincher (R-Tenn.)

District: 8th District
Political Highlights: no previous office, ; U.S. House of Representatives, 2011-present
Born: Feb. 7, 1973; Memphis, Tenn.
Residence: Frog Jump
Religion: United Methodist
Family: Wife, Lynn Fincher; three children
Education: Crockett County H.S., graduated 1990
Military Service: None
Start of Service: Elected: 2010 (3rd term)
Committee Assignments: Financial Services (Capital Markets & Government Sponsored Enterprises; Oversight & Investigations)

Election History
2014generalStephen Fincher (R) 122,25570.8
Wes Bradley (D) 42,43324.6
Mark Rawles (CNSTP) 4,4512.6
James Hart (I) 3,4522.0
2012generalStephen Fincher (R) 190,92368.3
Timothy Dixon (D) 79,49028.4
James Hart (I) 6,1392.2
Mark Rawles (I) 2,8701.0
2010generalStephen Fincher (R) 98,75959.0
Roy Herron (D) 64,96038.8
Donn Janes (I) 2,4401.5
Mark Rawles (I) 1,2370.7
Roll Call Vitals


on the House Seniority List

Fellow Tennessee Rep. John J. Duncan Jr. (R) is 27th.


Tennessee is 24th on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state.

Rep. Stephen Fincher has no appearances on Sunday talk shows.

Sen. Bernard Sanders (I-Vt.) has the most appearances so far this year.

Roll Call and CQ Weekly use ratings assigned by the Rothenberg Political Report, which are defined as follows: SAFE: As of today, the party indicated is all but certain to win the seat. FAVORED: One candidate has a substantial advantage, but an upset is still possible. LEAN: The party indicated has the edge, but the outcome is less certain than for races rated as favored. TILT: The outcome is effectively regarded as a tossup for each of these highly competitive seats, although the party indicated has a slight edge. TOSSUP: Neither party has an edge in these contests.