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Tre Hargett Biography, Age, Family, Politics, Wife, Height, and Net Worth.
Who is Tre Hargett?
Tre Hargett is a famous American Republican Party politician who is serving as the Secretary of State of Tennessee since 2009.
Tre Hargett Career
Hargett worked for Rural/Metro, an emergency services provider in the private sector. He was working as the corporation’s Vice President for the Southern Region, at the time of his appointment as TRA chairman.
Hargett worked in the Tennessee House of Representatives representing District 97 (Bartlett and Memphis) from 1996 to 2006. He was elected twice as a Republican Leader by his colleagues. Hargett was then nominated to the position of Tennessee Regulatory Authority (TRA) chairman in 2007. TRA sets the rates and service standards of privately owned telephone, natural gas, electric, and water utilities. He was later confirmed by the Tennessee General Assembly and worked from February 2008 to January 2009, being succeeded by Dr. Kenneth Hill.
2009 to 2019
The state legislature’s new Republican majority voted to replace longtime Secretary of State Riley Darnell with Hargett in January 2009. He then instantly resigned from his position as TRA chairman and took office as secretary of state on January 15, 2009. Tre stated he was in favor of keeping the bust of Nathan Bedford Forrest, a Confederate general in September 2017. As well as the first grand wizard of the Ku Klux Klan, inside the Tennessee State Capitol. Tre then supported legislation that would make it possible to find voter registration groups that submitted incomplete voter registrations. Critics then charged that the legislation was intended to reduce the registration of new voters. However, he denied that the bill was intended to reduce the registration of black voters.
2020 to present
During the COVID-19 pandemic in Tennessee in 2020, Tre opposed allowing voters who fear catching or spreading the coronavirus to vote by mail in the 2020 elections. However, his position was overruled by a state judge, holding that Tennessee must allow a vote by mail for all voters. As well as the restrictions on the vote by mail that he sought to impose were ”an unreasonable burden on the fundamental right to vote guaranteed by the Tennessee Constitution. It was reported on June 18, 2022, that he had been arrested for DUI following leaving the Bonnaroo Music Festival.
How old is Tre Hargett?
Tre Hargett is aged 53 as of 2022, having been born on February 7, 1969, in Ripley, Tennessee, U.S. He shares his birthday with famous people including John Deere, Charles Dickens, Garth Brooks, Chris Rock, Steve Nash, Ashton Kutcher, David Bryan, Deborah Ann Woll, Eddie Izzard, Essence Atkins, and Gay Talese, among others.
Tre Hargett Family
Who are Tre Hargett’s parents?
Tre Hargett was born in Ripley, Tennessee to Gus L. Hargett Jr. and Mrs. Pat Vaughan. His father is a Tennessee Adjutant General. He has, however, not shared information about his family and parents with the media.
Does Tre Hargett have siblings?
Hargett has not shared any information about his family and siblings with the media. It is not known if he has any siblings or not.
Tre Hargett Education
Hargett attended the University of Memphis graduating with honors and earning a B.B.A. in accounting and an M.B.A.
Tre Hargett Interests
Hargett is into religion and is a Southern Baptist. He is also a member of the Republican Party.
Tre Hargett Wife
Hargett is currently married to his beautiful and loving wife, Dawn Simbeck. The couple happily lives in Tennessee together with their children.
Tre Hargett kids
Hargett and his sweetheart, Simbeck have two children together in their marriage. He has not shared the names of his children and information about them with the media.
Tre Hargett Height
Hargett has a well-built, muscular, and physically fit body with an impressive height and undisclosed weight.
Tre Hargett’s Net Worth
American Republican Party politician, Hargett has been active in politics from 1996 to the present. He earns an undisclosed salary and has gathered an accumulative net worth of approximately $1 million – $5 million as of 2022.
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