RELEASE: Marsha Blackburn Endorses Anderson County Sheriff Russell Barker for Re-election

July 8, 2022

Brentwood, TN — U.S. Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) today endorsed Anderson County Sheriff Russell Barker for re-election.

“Tennessee remains a special place because of people like Sheriff Russell Barker. From his time in the USMCR, his 22 years serving as a police officer, to now serving as Sheriff of Anderson County, Sheriff Barker has dedicated his life and career to serving his community, state and country. Thanks to his devotion to Tennesseans, our state is a safer place,” said Senator Marsha Blackburn about her endorsement. “Sheriff Barker is an excellent leader who will continue to keep Anderson County safe. I am proud to endorse him, and I urge all my friends in Anderson County to re-elect Sheriff Russell Barker on August 4th.”

“I am honored to be endorsed by Senator Marsha Blackburn,” said Sheriff Russell Barker. “Tennessee has been blessed to have her passionate advocacy for our values in Washington. At every opportunity, Senator Blackburn has supported Tennessee law enforcement and we are grateful for her unwavering devotion. I look forward to continuing working together to serve and protect Tennesseans and ensuring our state remains committed to law and order.”