Nov 03, 2020
Jan 03, 2020 - Apr 02, 2020
A Tennessee State Senator serves in the upper house of the bicameral Tennessee State Legislature. Tennessee has 33 senators, who each represent one district within the state. Each senator represents about 192,306 constituents from their respective districts. Primary responsibilities of a senator include, developing budget packages, making taxation decisions, passing legislation, allocating spending, and redistricting in collaboration with other senators and the house of representatives. Additionally, the senate has the exclusive authority to try officials impeached by the house in addition to authorizing certain executive appointments. Leadership in the senate is guided by the Senate President, who, after being chosen by the majority party caucus, and elected by the entire senate body, is charged with assigning each senator to various committees and leadership positions. A Tennessee senator serves a four-year term, with no limit on the number of terms served. The salary of the position is $7,200 per year in addition to a per diem of $190 for every day in session.
Submit application to:
Tennessee Secretary of State, 312 Rosa L Parks Ave #6, Nashville, TN, 37243, US