Jimmy Eldridge

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Jimmy Eldridge
Jimmy Eldridge.jpg
Tennessee House Of Representatives District 73
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'sLambuth University, 1971
Date of birthApril 1, 1948
Place of birthJackson, TN
ProfessionBusiness Owner
ReligionEvangelical Christian
Office website
Jimmy Eldridge (b. April 1, 1948) is a Republican member of the Tennessee House of Representatives, representing the 73rd District.

Eldridge served as Chair of the Madison County Republican Party from 1998 to 2000. He has served as Commissioner on the Madison County Commission since 1998. In 2000, he was a candidate for the Tennessee State House of Representatives but was not elected. Eldridge was then elected to the Tennessee House in the following election in 2002. He has served in that position since, representing the 73rd District.

Eldridge has worked as a farmer. He has also worked as a local businessman/owner of Allison-Eldridge Insurance Group, Incorporated.

Eldridge earned his BS in Chemistry/Biology from Lambuth University in 1971.

Committee assignments


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

Tennessee Committee Assignments, 2013


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


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



See also: Tennessee House of Representatives elections, 2012

Eldridge won re-election in the 2012 election for Tennessee House of Representatives, District 73. Eldridge ran unopposed in the August 2 primary election and defeated Corey Currie (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[1][2]

Tennessee House of Representatives, District 73, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJimmy Eldridge Incumbent 70.6% 19,048
     Democratic Corey Currie 29.4% 7,949
Total Votes 26,997


See also: Tennessee House of Representatives elections, 2010

Eldridge won re-election to the 73rd District Seat in 2010. He was unopposed in the August 5 primary.[3] He also faced no opposition in the general election on November 2, 2010.[4]


On Nov. 4, 2008, Eldridge won re-election to the 73rd District Seat in the Tennessee House of Representatives. [5]

Eldridge raised $35,875 for his campaign. [6]

Tennessee House of Representatives, District 73 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Jimmy Eldridge (R) 20,573

Campaign donors


Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.


In 2010, Eldridge received $24,389 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[7]

Tennessee House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Jimmy Eldridge's campaign in 2010
Jackson Clinic$2,000
Tennessee Bankers Association$1,750
Tennessee Education Association$1,500
Tennessee Medical Association$1,200
Federal Express$1,000
Total Raised in 2010 $24,389


Eldridge raised $35,875 in the 2008 election cycle.

His major contributors are listed below. [8]

Donor Amount
Jackson Clinic $2,000
Tennessee Society of Anesthesiologists $1,500
Home Builders Association of Tennessee $1,500
Tennessee Hospital Association $1,300
Tennessee Bankers Association $1,250
Tennessee Health Care Association $1,250


Eldridge and his wife, Carolyn, have two children.

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