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  Nunn, Sam
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NameSam Nunn
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Perry, Georgia , United States
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Born September 08, 1938 (81 years)
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May 24, 2016 08:24pm
Tags Caucasian - Moderate - Anti-Gay Marriage - Anti-Missile Defense - Anti-Social Security Privatization - Health Care Reform - Pro-Affirmative Action - Pro-Capital Punishment - Pro-Life - Married - Freemason - Christian - Methodist - Straight -
Info (grandnephew of Carl Vinson), a Senator from Georgia; born in Perry, Houston County, Ga., September 8, 1938; educated in the public schools of Perry, Ga.; attended Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Ga., 1956-1959; graduated, Emory University, Atlanta, Ga., 1960; received a law degree from the same university 1962; served in the United States Coast Guard 1959-1960, Reserve 1960-1968; admitted to the Georgia bar in 1962 and commenced practice in Perry; farmer; member, Georgia house of representatives 1968-1972; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate, November 7, 1972, to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Richard B. Russell for the term ending January 3, 1973, and at the same time elected for the six-year term ending January 3, 1979; reelected in 1978, 1984, and again in 1990 and served from November 8, 1972 to January 3, 1997; not a candidate for reelection in 1996; chairman, Committee on Armed Services (One-Hundredth through One Hundred Third Congresses); resumed the practice of law in Atlanta, 1997; part-time, unpaid professor, Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, 1997-; co-chair, Concord Coalition.


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Aug 04, 2007 11:40pm General Nunn seeks independent candidate  Article particleman 
Aug 03, 2007 11:20pm Speculative As Insider First Reported, Sam Nunn's Being Court[ed] For Independent Bid - And Now He Confirms Interest  Article particleman 
Dec 17, 2003 12:00am News No new nukes to U.S. arsenal, Nunn urges  Article User 13 

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FAMILY
Daughter Michelle Nunn 1966-

INFORMATION LINKS
RACES
  09/10/1996 US Vice President - REF Selection Lost 0.00% (-100.00%)
  11/06/1990 GA US Senate Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/06/1984 GA US Senate Won 79.94% (+59.89%)
  08/14/1984 GA US Senate- D Primary Won 90.21% (+80.42%)
  11/07/1978 GA US Senate Won 83.13% (+66.27%)
  08/08/1978 GA US Senate - D Primary Won 79.98% (+69.14%)
  11/07/1972 GA US Senate Won 53.95% (+7.94%)
  11/07/1972 GA US Senate - Special Election Won 51.98% (+5.44%)
  08/29/1972 GA US Senate - D Runoff Won 54.15% (+8.29%)
  08/29/1972 GA US Senate - Special D Runoff Won 52.10% (+4.20%)
  08/08/1972 GA US Senate - D Primary Won 23.17% (+0.00%)
  08/08/1972 GA US Senate - Special D Primary Won 22.69% (+0.00%)
ENDORSEMENTS
GA District 07 - D Primary - May 26, 2020 D Carolyn Bourdeaux
GA Secretary of State - D Primary - May 22, 2018 D John Barrow
MA US Senate - Special D Primary - Dec 08, 2009 D Alan Khazei
GA District 7 - Nov 04, 2008 D Doug Heckman
US President - D Primaries - Jun 03, 2008 D Barack Obama
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Jul 29, 1994 D Stephen G. Breyer
U.S. Surgeon General - Sep 07, 1993 D M. Joycelyn Elders
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Aug 03, 1993 D Ruth Bader Ginsburg
GA US President - D Primary - Mar 03, 1992 D Bill Clinton
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Oct 15, 1991 R Clarence Thomas
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Oct 02, 1990 R David Souter
GA US President - D Primary - Mar 08, 1988 D Al Gore
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Feb 03, 1988 R Anthony M. Kennedy
US President - D Primaries - Jul 01, 1988 D Al Gore
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Oct 23, 1987 NPA Reject
Supreme Court - Chief Justice - Sep 17, 1986 R William H. Rehnquist
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Sep 17, 1986 R Antonin Scalia
GA US President - D Primary - Mar 13, 1984 D John Glenn
US President - D Primaries - Jul 01, 1984 D John Glenn
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Sep 21, 1981 R Sandra Day O'Connor
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Dec 17, 1975 R John Paul Stevens
US Secretary of the Interior - Jun 11, 1975 R Stanley K. Hathaway