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Senate of Tennessee
Tennessee General Assembly
Coat of arms or logo
Term limits
New session started
January 8, 2019
Speaker of the Senate
Randy McNally (R)
Since January 10, 2017
Speaker pro tempore
Ferrell Haile (R)
Since January 19, 2018
Majority Leader
Jack Johnson (R)
Since January 8, 2019
Minority Leader
Jeff Yarbro (D)
Since January 8, 2019
Seats 33
Composition of the Tennessee Senate
Political groups
Majority party
  •      Republican (28)

Minority party

Length of term
4 years
Authority Article III, Tennessee Constitution
Salary $19,009/year + per diem
Last election
November 6, 2018
(17 seats)
Next election
November 2, 2020
(16 seats)
Redistricting Legislative Control
Meeting place
State Senate Chamber
Tennessee State Capitol
Nashville, Tennessee

The Tennessee Senate is the upper house of the U.S. state of Tennessee's state legislature, which is known formally as the Tennessee General Assembly.

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