|Tennessee House Of Representatives District 57|
|January 15, 2013|
|Years in position||3|
|Per diem||$171/legislative day|
|Elections and appointments|
|First elected||November 2, 2010|
|Next general||November 6, 2012|
|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.
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Elam has been appointed to these committees:
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.
- Linda Elam on the Tennessee State House website
- Linda Elam's biography on Project Vote Smart
- Linda Elam's biography on the University of Tennessee's government relations website
- Campaign contributions: 2010
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