Linda Elam

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Linda Elam
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Tennessee House Of Representatives District 57
Incumbent
In office
2011-Present
Term ends
January 15, 2013
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$19,009/year
Per diem$171/legislative day
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Mayor, City of Mount Juliet
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Tennessee, 1981
J.D.University of Tennessee, 1992
Personal
BirthdayJune 23, 1959
Place of birthTuscaloosa, AL
ProfessionAttorney
ReligionBaptist
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Linda Elam is a Republican member of the Tennessee House of Representatives, District 57. She was first elected in 2010.

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.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Elam has been appointed to these committees:

Elections

2010

See also: Tennessee House of Representatives elections, 2010

Elam defeated Adam Futrell and Robert C. Fields in the August 5 primary.[1] She defeated Democrat Allen Barry and independents Luther C. Lenning and Heather Scott in the general election on November 2, 2010.[2]

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, when Elam first won election to the House, she collected $67,578 in donations.[3]

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

Personal

Elam is single.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Susan Lynn
Tennessee House of Representatives District 57
2010-present
Succeeded by
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