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Linda Elam
Linda Elam.jpg
Tennessee House Of Representatives District 57
In office
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Mayor, City of Mount Juliet
Bachelor'sUniversity of Tennessee, 1981
J.D.University of Tennessee, 1992
Date of birthJune 23, 1959
Place of birthTuscaloosa, AL
Office website
Linda Elam is a former Republican member of the Tennessee House of Representatives, District 57. She served from 2010-2012.

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 B.S. in business administration and a J.D. from the University of Tennessee.

Committee assignments


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:



See also: Tennessee House of Representatives elections, 2012

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.[1][2]

Tennessee House of Representatives, District 57 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngSusan Lynn 67.6% 4,720
Linda Elam Incumbent 32.4% 2,259
Total Votes 6,979


See also: Tennessee House of Representatives elections, 2010

Elam defeated Adam Futrell and Robert C. Fields in the August 5 primary.[3] She defeated Democrat Allen Barry and independents Luther C. Lenning and Heather Scott in the general election on November 2, 2010.[4]

Campaign donors


In 2010, when Elam first won election to the House, she collected $67,578 in donations.[5]

Her five largest contributors in 2010 were:

Donor Amount
Linda Elam $33,278
Tennessee Legislative Campaign Committee $5,625
CAS-PAC $2,000
Beth Halteman Harwell $2,000
Tennessee Bankers Association $2,000


Elam is single.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Susan Lynn
Tennessee House of Representatives District 57
Succeeded by
Susan Lynn (R)