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Dawn White
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Tennessee House of Representatives, District 37
In office
Term ends
November 4, 2014
Years in position 2
Base salary$20,203/year
Per diem$188/legislative day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sMiddle Tennessee State University
Master'sMiddle Tennessee State University
ProfessionTeacher/Internet Retailer
Office website
Campaign website
Dawn White is a Republican member of the Tennessee House of Representatives, representing District 37. She was first elected to the chamber in 2012.


White received her B.S., M.Ed., Ed.S. from Middle Tennessee State University. She is a former teacher and currently works as an Internet retailer.

Committee assignments


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

Tennessee Committee Assignments, 2013
Business and Utilities



See also: Tennessee House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Tennessee House of Representatives 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 Dawn White will face Eddie Smotherman in the Republican primary.[1]


See also: Tennessee House of Representatives elections, 2012

White won election in the 2012 election for Tennessee House of Representatives, District 37. White defeated Richard P. Garvin in the August 2 primary election and defeated Robert New (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3][4]

Tennessee House of Representatives, District 37, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDawn White 63.2% 14,175
     Democratic Robert New 36.8% 8,263
Total Votes 22,438
Tennessee House of Representatives, District 37 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngDawn White 73.2% 3,035
Richard Garvin 26.8% 1,112
Total Votes 4,147

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for White is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, White raised a total of $115,510 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 1, 2013.[5]

Dawn White's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Tennessee State House, District 37 Won $115,510
Grand Total Raised $115,510


White won election to the Tennessee House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, White raised a total of $115,510.
Tennessee House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Dawn White's campaign in 2012
Tennessee Legislative Campaign Cmte$17,064
Leaders Of Tennessee$9,000
Garrett, Andy$2,800
Harwell, Beth Halteman$2,800
Smyrna Ready Mix$2,400
Total Raised in 2012$115,510
Source:Follow the Money


White and her husband, Chad, currently reside in Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Bill Harmon (D)
Tennessee House of Representatives District 37
Succeeded by