Kyle Hedrick For Judge Campaign Raises $66,575 From 112 Donors Thus Far

Monday, January 29, 2018

The campaign committee of Circuit Court Judge Kyle Hedrick said he has raised $66,575 from 112 donors for the upcoming election thus far.

He was appointed by Governor Bill Haslam to the bench of Hamilton County Circuit Court, Division IV following an almost six months long selection process, and he took the oath of office on Dec. 13, 2017 and has been sitting since that date.

“Kyle Hedrick not only earned the respect of Governor Haslam and the statewide panel that made the critical appointment but is clearly supported by the local legal and business communities based on his qualifications and temperament to serve as judge,” said Nick Decosimo, the campaign’s treasurer. 

Judicial requirements prohibit judicial candidates from soliciting, raising or receiving campaign contributions directly, as cited in Rule 10 of the Judicial Code of Conduct. The campaign committee of Judge Hedrick hosted its first event on Jan. 11 with future meet and greet events planned in coming weeks.

“I am absolutely humbled by the support and encouragement I receive as I meet voters,” stated Judge Hedrick, who also served for 12 years as a youth minister while practicing law full time. “Whether I am wearing the robe in your courtroom or working in our fantastic community, it is my highest privilege to serve others first.”

In addition to his private practice with Ramer & Hedrick, he also served as the Administrative Hearing Officer for the cities of East Ridge, Collegedale and Red Bank and was the recent selection to serve as the AHO for the city of Chattanooga.

Kyle and Brenda Hedrick are Hamilton County natives and have been married for nearly 34 years. Kyle and Brenda, a long time school teacher, are parents to three grown children, Kaitlyn (married to Ryan Bouch), Lance (married to Lindsey Hedrick) and Luke; and are the grandparents to Roman Hedrick, soon to be one year old.

Early voting for the May primary begins Wednesday, April 11.


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