Harry Brooks

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Harry Brooks
Harry Brooks.jpg
Tennessee House Of Representatives District 19
In office
Term ends
November 4, 2014
Years in position 12
Base salary$19,009/year
Per diem$173/legislative day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2002
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sCarson-Newman College, 1969
BirthdaySeptember 4, 1946
Place of birthSevierville, TN
Office website
Harry Brooks (b. September 4, 1946) is a Republican member of the Tennessee House of Representatives, representing District 19. He was first elected to the chamber in 2002. Brooks currently serves as Assistant Minority Leader.


Brooks attended the University of Tennessee. He then received his BA in Speech/Communication from Carson-Newman College in 1969. Brooks has worked as a teacher, counselor, and administrator. Brooks served as a member of the Knox County School Board from 1992 to 1996. He has been the President of Security Services since 1997.

Committee assignments


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

Tennessee Committee Assignments, 2013
Calendar and Rules
Civil Justice
Education, Chair


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


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


Presidential preference


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

Harry Brooks endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [1]



See also: Tennessee House of Representatives elections, 2012

Brooks ran in the 2012 election for Tennessee House of Representatives, District 19. Brooks ran unopposed in the August 2 primary election. He was unchallenged in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]


See also: Tennessee House of Representatives elections, 2010

Brooks was re-elected to the 19th District Seat in 2010. He faced no opposition in the general election on November 2, 2010. He was unopposed in the August 5 primary.[4][5]

Tennessee House of Representatives, District 19 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Harry Brooks (R) 12,976


On Nov. 4, 2008, Brooks won re-election to the 19th District Seat in the Tennessee House of Representatives). [6]

Brooks raised $43,591 for his campaign. [7]

Tennessee House of Representatives, District 19 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Harry Brooks (R) 21,375

Campaign donors


Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.


In 2010, Brooks received $45,694 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[8]

Tennessee House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Harry Brooks's campaign in 2010
Tennessee Education Association$2,500
Tennessee Chiropractic Association$2,250
Tennessee Bankers Association$1,250
Tennessee Health Care Association$1,000
Tennessee Association Of Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors PAC$1,000
Total Raised in 2010 $45,694


Brooks raised $43,591 in the 2008 election cycle.

His major contributors are listed below. [9]

Donor Amount
Harry W (Wes) Stowers, Jr. $1,000
Tennessee Association of Realtors $1,000
Steve Hunley $1,000
R L Oaks $1,000
Tennessee Bankers Association $1,000


Brooks and his wife, Mary, had two children. They currently reside in Knoxville, Tennessee.

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