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Thelma Harper

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Thelma Harper
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Tennessee State Senate District 19
Incumbent
In office
1989 - Present
Term ends
January 15, 2015
Years in position 25
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$19,009/year
Per diem$173/legislative day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected1988
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sTennessee State University
Personal
Birthday12/02/1940
Place of birthBrentwood,TN
ProfessionRegistered Nurse
ReligionChurch of Christ
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Thelma Harper is a Democratic member of the Tennessee State Senate, representing District 19. She was first elected to the chamber in 1988.

Biography

Harper graduated with her Bachelor's degree from Tennessee State University. She works as a retail grocer.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Harper served on the following committees:

Tennessee Committee Assignments, 2013
Government Operations
State & Local Government
Transportation and Safety
Government Operations

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Harper served on these committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Harper served on these committees:

District 19

Harper represents Tennessee Senate District 19. District 19 includes a portion of Davidson County.

Elections

2014

See also: Tennessee State Senate elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Tennessee State Senate will consist of a primary election on August 7, 2014, and a general election on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was April 3, 2014. Incumbent Thelma Harper will face Brandon Puttbrese in the Democratic primary. Sterlina Inez Brady is unopposed in the Republican primary.[1]

2010

See also: Tennessee State Senate elections, 2010

Harper was re-elected to the 19th District seat in 2010. She also faced no opposition in the general election on November 2, 2010. She was unopposed in August 5 primary.[2][3]

Tennessee State Senate, District 19, General Election 2010
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Thelma Harper (D) 24,569
Aaron Lee Childress "Skeet" (write-in) 6

2006

On Nov. 7, 2006, Harper won re-election to the 19th District Seat in the Tennessee State Senate.[4]

Harper raised $65,619 for her campaign.[5]

Tennessee State Senate, District 19 (2006)
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.png Thelma Harper (D) 31,207 100%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Harper is available dating back to 1998. Based on available campaign finance records, Harper raised a total of $196,048 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 20, 2013.[6]

Thelma Harper's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Tennessee State Senate, District 19 Not up for election $4,875
2010 Tennessee State Senate, District 19 Won $51,724
2008 Tennessee State Senate, District 19 Not up for election $22,910
2006 Tennessee State Senate, District 19 Won $65,619
2004 Tennessee State Senate, District 19 Not up for election $8,250
2002 Tennessee State Senate, District 19 Won $16,950
1998 Tennessee State Senate, District 19 Won $25,720
Grand Total Raised $196,048

2012

Harper was not up for election to the Tennessee State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Harper raised a total of $4,875.

2010

Harper won re-election to the Tennessee State Senate in 2010. During that election cycle, Harper raised a total of $51,724.

2008

Harper was not up for election to the Tennessee State Senate in 2008. During that election cycle, Harper raised a total of $22,910.

2006

Harper won re-election to the Tennessee State Senate in 2006. During that election cycle, Harper raised a total of $65,619.

2004

Harper was not up for election to the Tennessee State Senate in 2004. During that election cycle, Harper raised a total of $8,250.

2002

Harper won re-election to the Tennessee State Senate in 2002. During that election cycle, Harper raised a total of $16,950.

1998

Harper won re-election to the Tennessee State Senate in 1998. During that election cycle, Harper raised a total of $25,720.

Personal

Thelma and her husband, Paul, have two children. They currently reside in Brentwood, Tennessee.

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Tennessee Senate District 19
1989-present
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