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Phil Roe, MD

Congressman Phil Roe, MD (TN-1)
Born in Clarksville, TN, currently in Johnson City, TN. OB-GYN for 31 years.

Which Program (Campaign School/Candidate Workshop) did you attend?
Candidate Workshop, 2008

Have you run for public office? What was the result?
Held the following offices in Johnson City, TN: City Commissioner, Vice Mayor and Mayor (2003-2009)
Elected to US House of Representatives,1st District of Tennessee, 2008

Have the programs helped in your political careers? How?
The program was very useful in learning how to organize a campaign and execute a plan.

What was the most important thing you learned from AMPAC programs?
That you are going to work a lot harder than you ever have and still may not win.

What would you say to members of the medical community thinking about becoming involved in politics?
I would suggest you become part of the solution instead of just sitting on the sidelines and complaining.