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Tommie Brown

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Tommie Brown
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Tennessee House Of Representatives District 28
In office
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected1992
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sDillard University
Master'sWashington University, Saint Louis
Ph.D.Columbia University
OtherDSW, Columbia University
Date of birthJune 25, 1934
Place of birthRome, GA
Office website
Tommie Brown (b. June 25, 1934) is a former Democratic member of the Tennessee House of Representatives, representing the 28th District from 1993-2012.

Brown has worked as an Associate Professor of Social Work for the University of Chattanooga Foundation. She also worked as a Social Worker and Educator but is now retired.

Brown earned her B.A. from Dillard University. She went on to receive her MSW from Washington University - Saint Louis. She then earned her PhD and DSW from Columbia University.

Committee assignments


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


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

Subcommittee on Domestic Relations
Subcommittee on Higher Education, Vice Chair
Subcommittee on K-12



See also: Tennessee House of Representatives elections, 2012

Brown ran in the 2012 election for Tennessee House of Representatives, District 28. Brown was defeated by incumbent JoAnne Favors in the August 2 primary election.[1][2][3][4]

Tennessee House of Representatives, District 28 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJoAnne Favors Incumbent 71.4% 3,959
Tommie F. Brown Incumbent 28.6% 1,583
Total Votes 5,542


See also: Tennessee House of Representatives elections, 2010

Brown was re-elected to the 28th District seat in 2010. She defeated Republican Teresa Wood in the general election on November 2, 2010. Brown was unopposed in August 5 primary.[5][6]

Tennessee House of Representatives, District 28 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Teresa Wood (R) 7,248
Tommie F. Brown (D) 2,869


On Nov. 4, 2008, Brown won re-election to the 28th District Seat in the Tennessee House of Representatives.[7]

Brown raised $7,675 for his campaign.[8]

Tennessee House of Representatives, District 28 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Tommie Brown (D) 16,658

Campaign donors


In 2010, Brown received $20,748 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[9]

Tennessee House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Tommie Brown's campaign in 2010
Brown, Tommie$5,000
Tennessee Education Association$2,750
Tennessee Dental Association$1,000
Odom, Gary$1,000
Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association$1,000
Total Raised in 2010 $20,748


Brown raised $7,675 in the 2008 election cycle.

Her major contributors are listed below.[10]

Donor Amount
Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association $1,000
Odom PAC $750
Tennessee Bankers Association $750
Tennessee Medical Association $750
Five different donors $500

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Preceded by
Tennessee House of Representatives District 28
Succeeded by
JoAnne Favors (D)