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George Chism

R

Commissioner (Shelby County, TN) - District 2 (? - 2019)

Biography

Personal

Political Experience

George Chism (Republican Party) was a member of the Shelby County Board of Commissioners, representing District 2 in Tennessee. He assumed office in 2014. He left office in 2018.

Chism ran for election to the Tennessee State Senate to represent District 32. He lost in the Republican primary on January 24, 2019.

Chism is the former District 2 representative on the Shelby County Board of Commissioners in Shelby County in Tennessee. He won the seat on August 7, 2014. Chism did not seek re-election in 2018.

Elections

2019

General election
Special general election for Tennessee State Senate District 32

Paul Rose (R) defeated Eric Coleman (D) in the special general election for Tennessee State Senate District 32 on March 12, 2019.

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Paul Rose (R)
84.0%
9,149 Votes

Eric Coleman (D)
16.0%
1,746 Votes

Total votes: 10,895

Democratic primary election
Special Democratic primary for Tennessee State Senate District 32

Eric Coleman advanced from the special Democratic primary for Tennessee State Senate District 32 on January 24, 2019.

Eric Coleman (D)
100%
543 Votes

Total votes: 543

Republican primary election
Special Republican primary for Tennessee State Senate District 32

Paul Rose defeated George Chism, Heidi Shafer, and Stephen McManus in the special Republican primary for Tennessee State Senate District 32 on January 24, 2019.

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Paul Rose (R)
60.3%
6,398 Votes

George Chism (R)
14.4%
1,530 Votes

Heidi Shafer (R)
14.3%
1,520 Votes

Stephen McManus (R)
10.9%
1,157 Votes

Total votes: 10,605


2018

General election

Regina Newman (D) defeated George Chism (R) in the general election for Shelby County Trustee on August 2, 2018.

General election for Shelby County Trustee

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Regina Newman (D)
57.4%
84,743 Votes

George Chism (R)
42.6%
62,933 Votes
Other/Write-in votes
0.0%
65 Votes

Total votes: 147,741

Democratic primary election

Regina Newman defeated Joseph Lee and Derrick Bennett in the Democratic primary for Shelby County Trustee on May 1, 2018.

Democratic primary for Shelby County Trustee

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Regina Newman (D)
46.3%
19,777 Votes

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Joseph Lee (D)
41.2%
17,608 Votes

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Derrick Bennett (D)
12.5%
5,342 Votes

Total votes: 42,727

Republican primary election

George Chism defeated Dexter Orman in the Republican primary for Shelby County Trustee on May 1, 2018.

Republican primary for Shelby County Trustee

George Chism (R)
75.5%
18,534 Votes

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Dexter Orman (R)
24.5%
6,015 Votes

Total votes: 24,549

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