"Each day that I go to the Capitol, I am always mindful of our community and vote the way I believe my constituents would want me to. I’m deeply grateful that you allow me to serve as your state representative and represent our East Tennessee values in Nashville. ”

 Jerry's Voting Record

Jerry Sexton: Representing Our East Tennessee Values in Nashville


• Cutting Taxes

   Voted Yes- $27 million tax reduction

• Protecting our Veterans and Active Military

   Voted Yes-enhanced security at National Guard facilities

   Voted Yes-property tax relief for 100% service related disabled veterans

• Increasing Education Funding

   Voted Yes- increased new spending on K-12 education by $261 million

   Voted Yes- increased teacher pay by $104.6 million

• Investing in Public Safety

   Voted Yes- funded 12 new highway patrol officer positions

   Voted Yes- $4.1 million in salary adjustments for Highway Patrol

• Job Creation

  Through the Transportation Committee on which I serve, I worked with my colleagues

   to sponsor the Autonomous Vehicle Bill. This resulted in the Nissan car company

   funding a research and development division to look into the practicality of

   autonomous vehicles, which can lead to the creation of hundreds of Tennessee jobs.

• 100% Pro-Religious Freedom

    Authored- HB615, recognizing the Holy Bible as the official book of Tennessee

    Supported- HB2414 which requires students in public schools to use restrooms

    and locker rooms that are assigned to the sex on their birth certificate

• 100% Pro-Life

• 100% Pro-Second Amendment


Endorsements, Ratings and Memberships

    • 100% Lifetime Rating- American Conservative Union

    • 100% Rating with Tennessee Right to Life

    • Endorsed by the National Rifle Association

    • Endorsed by National Federation of Independent Businesses

    • Member of Gun Owners of America

    • Member of National Association for Gun Rights

    • Member of the National Rifle Association

    • Received the 2017 Champion of Prosperity Award from the American

      Conservatives Union







• HB 2381, Unborn Children Monument: Commissions the construction of a pro-life monument at the state capitol.

• HB 2380, Cellphone Towers Bill Incentivizes cell phone providers to build cell towers in rural areas with little or no coverage.

• HB 529, Tennessee Broadband Accessibility Provides rural areas access to reliable internet service.

• HB 2382, Special Hunting Permits for Disabled Veterans Allows disabled persons and veterans to acquire a permit to hunt with air bows.

• HB 1083, Defending Community Corrections Officers Authorizes community corrections officers with a carrying license to carry a gun at all times while working.

• HB 2379, Limiting Oxycodone in Tenncare Coverage Prohibits TennCare from putting drugs containing oxycodone on the preferred drug list for Medicaid coverage.


Jerry has worked hard with his colleagues in the House and Senate to take care of our district by securing:

• $1,800,000.00 for Union County education needs

• $1,300,000.00 for Claiborne County broadband initiatives

• $500,000.00 for Grainger County transportation enhancements

• $3,000.00 for Lincoln Memorial University building rehabilitation



"I am committed

to sTANDING FOR the people of the

35th district by reducing the size

of government, lowering

taxes, and promoting

religious liberty."

Paid for by Committee to Elect Jerry Sexton, Terry Winstead Treasurer