Lawyer Jamie Ballinger is a first-time candidate in Knoxville, TN, inspired to run in a state where just 15% of current state Senators are women. Her expertise in the healthcare, hospitality, and manufacturing industries make her an ideal advocate for her constituents in the Tennessee Senate.
- Inaugural member of Emerge Tennessee, an organization working with women candidates for elected office
- Determined to advocate for Tennesseans from all walks of life
- A champion for women, from supporting equal pay to addressing the issues around accessing affordable childcare