|Tennessee House Of Representatives District 38|
| Term in office began|
| Term in office ended|
|Profession||Teacher/Coordinator, Oneida Schools|
Winningham was the Superintendent of Schools for Pickett County, Tennessee from 1968 to 1972. He then worked as a teacher for Scott County Schools from 1973 to 1982. He also worked as Assistant Principal for the Scott County Board of Education from 1978 to 1982. Winningham was a businessman from 1980 to 1990 as well. From 1982 to 1994, he was Principal of Scott County Schools. He then worked for Scott County Government as Grant Administrator/County Administrator from 1994 to 1998. He has been a teacher/Coordinator for Oneida Schools since 1998.
Winningham earned his AA from Warren Wilson College in 1961. He went on to receive her B.S. and MA from Tennessee Technological University in 1964 and 1967, respectively.
- Education Committee, Tennessee House, Vice Chair
- Subcommittee on K-12, Chair
- Education Oversight Committee, Tennessee General Assembly
- Finance, Ways, and Means Committee, Tennessee House
- Lottery Oversight Committee, Tennessee General Assembly
Winningham ran for re-election to the 38th District seat in 2010. He was unopposed in the August 5 primary. He was defeated by Republican Kelly Keisling in the general election on November 2, 2010.
Winningham raised $20,600 for her campaign.
|Tennessee House of Representatives, District 38 (2008)|
|Leslie Winningham (D)||9,480|
Winningham raised $20,600 in the 2008 election cycle.
His major contributors are listed below.
|Tennessee Education Association||$4,000|
|Tennessee Association of Realtors||$2,000|
|Bettye K Seivers||$1,500|
|Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association||$1,000|
|Friends of the University of Memphis||$1,000|
|Tennessee Highway Contractors||$1,000|
|Tennessee Bankers association||$1,000|
Winningham and his wife, Peggy, have five children.
- Tennessee Legislature - Representative Leslie Winningham
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002, 2000, 1998, 1996
- Tennessee Votes profile
|Tennessee House of Representatives District 38
| Succeeded by|
Kelly Keisling (R)
State of Tennessee
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