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Jeff YarbroDEMDemocrat State Senator, District 21
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Jeff Yarbro (born February 16, 1977) is an American attorney and politician from Tennessee. A member of the Democratic Party, he has represented District 21 in the Tennessee Senate since 2015, and served as the Minority Leader of the chamber between 2019 and 2023. In 2023, Yarbro announced his attention to run for Mayor of Nashville in the 2023 election.

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Education4 - 4 of 2
University of Virginia Law School
2001 - 2004
Harvard University
AB Government
1995 - 1999
Past Positions1 - 11 of 11
Democratic Leader
Tennessee State Senate
2019 - 2023
Minority Caucus Chair
Tennessee State Senate
2015 - 2018
Tennessee State Senate
2015 - Current
Education Advisor
Nashville Mayor Karl Dean
2007 - 2009
Get Out The Vote, Harold Ford for United States Senate
Bass, Berry & Sims
2005 - Current
Law Clerk
United States Court of Appeals
2004 - 2005
Research Associate
TSD, Incorporated
Assistant to Chief Political Strategist
Gore Lieberman 2000
New Hampshire Primary and Advance Staff
Gore 2000
1999 - 2000
Law Clerk
Chambers of Judge Gilbert Merritt
Other Experience1 - 16 of 16
Board Member
Nashville’s Metro Transit Authority
2009 - 2014
Capital Campaign Committee
Conexion Americas
2011 - 2014
Finance and East-West Connector Committees and Full Board , Nashville Metro Transit Authority
2009 - 2014
East End Preparatory Elementary School Board of Directors
2010 - Current
Sunday School Teacher
Christ Church Cathedral
2007 - 2009
Nashville’s Kitchen Cabinet
2008 - Current
Casa Azafran Capital Campaign
Superintendent Register’s Transformational Leadership Group
Disaster Response Volunteer
Nashville Red Cross
Tennessee Bar Association
Nashville Bar Association
Tennessee College of Applied Technology Advisory Committee
Pencil Partner Program, Antioch Middle School
St. Luke’s Community House
Former Member
Transportation and Safety Committee, Tennessee State Senate
Former Member
Health and Welfare Committee, Tennessee State Senate