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Rep. Scott DesJarlais (R-TN 4th District)

6th term Republican from Tennessee 4th District.


Residence: South Pittsburg

Marital Status: Married (Amy)

Prev. Occupation: Physician

Prev. Political Exp.: US House, 2011-present

Education: BS University of South Dakota, 1987; MD University of South Dakota, 1991

Birthdate: 02/21/1964

Religion: Episcopal

Percentage in Last Election: 58%

Major Opponent: Steven Reynolds


Current Elected Office Contact Information

Contact Rep. Scott DesJarlais.

Website: desjarlais.house.gov

Washington, D.C. Office:

2304 Rayburn House Office Building,
District of Columbia 20515-4204
Phone: (202) 225-6831
Fax: (202) 226-5172

Columbia Office: (more district offices)

808 South Garden Street, 2md Floor
Columbia, Tennessee 38401
Phone: (931) 381-9920
Fax: (931) 381-9945


Current Elected Office Committees:


Current Elected Office Staff Members:

  • Chief of Staff: Richard Vaughn
  • Scheduler: MeKenna Carman
  • Legis. Dir.: Hannah Russell
  • Health LA: Hannah Russell
  • Comm. Dir.: Alex Swisher
  • Child/Family Issues LA: Lindsey Keller
  • Judiciary LA: Tony Iorio
  • Budget LA: Hannah Russell
  • Civil Rights LA: Lindsey Keller
  • Medicare/Medicaid LA: Hannah Russell
  • Science/Technology LA: Tony Iorio
  • Women's Issues LA: Hannah Russell



Current Elected Office Key Votes:

These are our key votes and this is how Rep. Scott DesJarlais voted on our issues. Click on each heading to sort.

Status Name of Legislation Date Voted Score
P The “Shield Act” (restrictions on free speech) 10/23/2019 Nay Voted For
P Fiscal 2020 Financial Services and General Government Appropriations 06/26/2019 Nay Voted For
P Fiscal 2020 Labor-HHS-Education Appropriations 06/19/2019 Nay Voted For
F Amendment to Restore Conscience Protection 06/13/2019 Yea Voted For
F Amendment to Restore Pro-life Protections to Title X Program 06/13/2019 Yea Voted For
P The So-Called "Equality Act" 05/17/2019 Nay Voted For
P "For the People Act of 2019" (restrictions on free speech) 03/08/2019 Nay Voted For
P Protecting Life in Global Health Assistance/ United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) 01/03/2019 Nay Voted For
P Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act (passage) 01/19/2018 Yea Voted For
P Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act (vote to protect bill) 01/18/2018 Yea Voted For
(More Key Votes)

P = Passed Voted For Us= Voted With Us
A = Agreed To Voted Against= Voted Against Us
R = Rejected Not Scored= Not Scored
C = Confirmed Ineligible to Vote= Ineligible to Vote
F = Failed

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Current Elected Office Bills:

Here is Rep. Scott DesJarlais's cosponsorship status on our key legislation. Send Rep. Scott DesJarlais a message by clicking in the "Send Message" column.

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Bill Name Our Position Cosponsor? Send Message
H.R.5006 - Child Tax Credit for Pregnant Moms Act Support No N/A
H.R.4712 - Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act Support No N/A
H.R.36 - Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act Support Yes N/A
H.R.849 - Repeal law creating Independent Payment Advisory Board (health-care rationing board) Support Yes N/A
H.R.2918 - Patients First Act (promoting ethical stem cell research) Support No N/A
H.J.RES.39 - Nullification of Obama pro-abortion Title X rule Support No N/A
H.R.1628 - American Health Care Act (Obamacare replacement / defund Planned Parenthood) Support No N/A
H.R.1192 - Dismemberment Abortion Ban Act Support No N/A
H.J.RES.43 - Nullification of Obama pro-abortion Title X rule Support Yes N/A
H.R.1322 - "Women's Health Protection Act" (Abortion Without Limits Until Birth Act) Oppose No N/A
H.J.RES.33 - "Equal Rights Amendment" to U.S. Constitution Oppose No N/A
(More Bills)
Green means that this is our preferred cosponsorship position.
Red means that this is not our preferred cosponsorship position.