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Senate District 21

2022
Jeff Yarbro
Democrat

Jeff Yarbro

Family and Personal:
Yarbro is married with two children and works as an attorney.

Memberships:
He is a member of Christ Church Cathedral, Nashville Bar Association, and the Tennessee Bar Association.

Councils and Boards:
He serves as the Democratic Caucus Chairman. He is co-chair of Casa Azafran Capital Campaign, works on the board of directors for the East End Preparatory School, and serves on the advisory committee of the Tennessee College of Applied Technology.

615.741.3291

sen.jeff.yarbro@capitol.tn.gov

Sen. Yarbro followed the Democrat party line and voted against bills chosen for education reform, medical freedom, second amendment rights, fiscal responsibility, governmental transparency, election integrity, and constitutional fidelity. Sen. Yarbro earned a vote score of 10% and a leadership grade of F based on his sponsorships and other meritorious or deleterious actions.

Here are some of the bills Sen. Yarbro supported:

• HB0204/SB0136 The Crown Act- protecting ethnic hairstyles in the workplace. [Passed]
• HB1201/SB1005 Changes in campaign finance giving advantage to incumbents; limiting freedom of speech. [Passed]
• HB2142/SB2395 “Juneteenth” as an official TN holiday. [Went nowhere]
• HB2309/SB2464 Allows professional licenses for illegal immigrants in Tennessee. [Passed]
• HB2331/SB2558 Auditable paper trail voting machines. [Passed]
• HB2609/SB2890 Cincinnati Reds 80% tax-break for Chattanooga farm team. [Passed]
• HB2666/SB2247 Requires Textbook Commission to provide a list of approved material to GA members. [Passed]
• HB2886/SB2901 Provides $500M for Titans to build new stadium. [Passed]
• HB8002/SB8002 Provides $678,218,300 of taxpayer money for Ford to build an electric vehicle plant in W. TN. [Passed]

Here are some of the TLRC-endorsed bills Sen. Yarbro opposed:

• HB1137/SB1197 No restrictions on church activities in declared emergency. [Passed]
• HB1749/SB2285 Court decisions de novo, not based on a state agency’s interpretation. [Passed]
• HB1867/SB1823 Vaccine exemptions protected. [Passed]
• HB1870/SB1880 No action against Dr.’s for Covid stance. [Dead in S. Health]
• HB1871/SB1982 Recognition that natural immunity is equal or superior to vaccine. [Passed]
• HB1960/SB1884 No government vaccine mandates [Passed]
• HB2128/SB2245 Election integrity measures. [Passed]
• HB2316/SB2153 No males in girls’ sports. [Passed]
• HB2454/SB2292 Redefines “obscene” to include educational material in K-12 making it unlawful. [Passed]
• HB2742/SB2728 Requires public high schools to teach virtues of capitalism and constitution. [Passed]
• HB2746/SB2188 Makes Ivermectin available over the counter. [Passed]

Democrat ideas and policies do not correspond with the TN or US constitutions. They do little to advance the well-being of their constituents or the population in general. They would do well to examine the motives of those by whom they are guided.

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Vote Score

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Lifetime Score

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Average for All Members
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Leadership Grade

Related Bills

OTC Ivermectin

Vote Result: Passed

Court decisions de novo

Vote Result: Passed

Auditable paper trail voting machines

Vote Result: Passed

No males in girls' sports

Vote Result: Passed

Recognition of natural immunity

Vote Result: Passed

No government vaccine mandates

Vote Result: Passed

Election integrity

Vote Result: Passed

Protection for vaccine exemptions

Vote Result: Passed

No restrictions on church activities in emergencies

Vote Result: Passed

Provides money for the Titans to build a new stadium

Vote Result: Passed

Requires high schools to teach the virtues of capitalism

Vote Result: Passed

Redefines "obscene" to include educational material

Vote Result: Passed