Re-Elect Tom Leatherwood

Someone we can trust to get the job done

"Tom has been a strong conservative fighter for the people of Shelby County, and we need strong conservatives like him in the legislature. Tom exemplifies the best qualities of a public servant and has been an effective advocate for fiscal responsibility, our education system, and safety in our communities. I'm proud to endorse Tom for re-election."

- Governor Bill Lee

Meet Tom

Born and raised in Shelby County, Tom was elected to serve the people of District 99 in 2018.

Previously, he served as the Register of Deeds, where he ran the office using no tax dollars and turned over excess revenue to Shelby County. Tom also served two terms in the Tennessee State Senate. A graduate of the University of Memphis and Middle Tennessee State University, Tom taught in Shelby County Public Schools for eight years.

He and his wife Melissa live in Arlington. They are blessed with five daughters and a son-in-law.