Sheila Butt

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Sheila Butt
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Tennessee House Of Representatives District 64
Incumbent
In office
2010-Present
Term ends
November 4, 2014
Years in position 4
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$20,203/year
Per diem$188/legislative day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sEast Tennessee State University
Personal
BirthdayNovember 20, 1951
Place of birthRockford, IL
ProfessionMotivational Speaker
ReligionChuch of Christ
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Sheila Butt is a Republican member of the Tennessee House of Representatives, representing District 64. She was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Biography

Butt earned a B.S. from East Tennessee State University. She was the managing partner of MacInk Printers. Butt has authored several parenting books, worked as a motivational speaker, and co-founded two marketing companies focused on promoting the Tennessee cattle industry.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Tennessee Committee Assignments, 2013
Agriculture and Natural Resources
State Government, Vice-chair

2011-2012

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

Issues

Presidential preference

2012

See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Sheila Butt endorsed Rick Santorum in the 2012 presidential election.


Elections

2014

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 Sheila Butt is unopposed in the Republican primary. James Gray is running as an Independent.[1]

2012

See also: Tennessee House of Representatives elections, 2012

Butt won re-election in the 2012 election for Tennessee House of Representatives, District 64. Butt ran unopposed in the August 2 Republican primary election and defeated Brian Brewer (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

Tennessee House of Representatives, District 64, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngSheila Butt Incumbent 66.4% 16,769
     Democratic Brian Brewer 33.6% 8,501
Total Votes 25,270

2010

See also: Tennessee House of Representatives elections, 2010

Butt defeated opponent Gary Carbaugh in the August 5 Republican primary. She defeated Ty Cobb (D) and Ricky Martin (I) in the November 2, 2010 general election.[4]

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Butt is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Butt raised a total of $252,050 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 2, 2013.[5]

Sheila Butt's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Tennessee State House, District 62 Won $101,946
2010 Tennessee State House, District 62 Won $150,104
Grand Total Raised $252,050

2012

Butt won re-election to the Tennessee House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Butt raised a total of $101,946.
Tennessee House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Sheila Butt's campaign in 2012
Truth Matters PAC$7,100
Leaders Of Tennessee$4,000
Davis, Kent R$2,800
Mitchell, Jimmy$2,800
Harwell, Beth Halteman$2,800
Total Raised in 2012$101,946
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Butt won election to the Tennessee House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Butt raised a total of $150,104.

Personal

Butt and her husband, Stan, have three children. They currently reside in Columbia, Tennessee.

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