|Tennessee House Of Representatives District 57|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 2, 2010|
|Mayor, City of Mount Juliet|
|Bachelor's||University of Tennessee, 1981|
|J.D.||University of Tennessee, 1992|
|Birthday||June 23, 1959|
|Place of birth||Tuscaloosa, AL|
Elam, an attorney by trade, was the Mayor of the City of Mount Juliet for six years before her election to the House. Previously, she served on the city's Regional Planning Commission, as the Vice Mayor of the city, and as a District Commissioner on the Mount Juliet Board of Commissioners.
She holds both a BS in business administration and a JD from the University of Tennessee.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Elam served on the following committees:
|Tennessee Committee Assignments, 2013|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Elam served on these committees:
|Tennessee Committee Assignments, 2011|
Elam ran in the 2012 election for Tennessee House of Representatives, District 57. Elam was defeated by Susan Lynn in the August 2 primary election. The general election took place on November 6, 2012.
|Tennessee House of Representatives, District 57 Republican Primary, 2012|
|Linda Elam Incumbent||32.4%||2,259|
Elam defeated Adam Futrell and Robert C. Fields in the August 5 primary. She defeated Democrat Allen Barry and independents Luther C. Lenning and Heather Scott in the general election on November 2, 2010.
In 2010, when Elam first won election to the House, she collected $67,578 in donations.
Her five largest contributors in 2010 were:
|Tennessee Legislative Campaign Committee||$5,625|
|Beth Halteman Harwell||$2,000|
|Tennessee Bankers Association||$2,000|
Elam is single.
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- Linda Elam's biography on Project Vote Smart
- Linda Elam's biography on the University of Tennessee's government relations website
- Campaign contributions: 2010
- ↑ Tennessee Secretary of State - 2012 Primary Candidates
- ↑ Tennessee Department of State - Unofficial primary results
- ↑ Unofficial Republican state representative primary results from the TN Secretary of State, 2010
- ↑ Official House Election Results, 2010
- ↑ Follow the Money.org, Linda Elam candidate summary, Retrieved June 13, 2011
|Tennessee House of Representatives District 57
| Succeeded by|
Susan Lynn (R)