Mary Littleton

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Mary Littleton
Member of the Tennessee House of Representatives
from the 78th[1] district
Assumed office
January 8, 2013
Preceded by Phillip Johnson
Personal details
Born (1957-09-07) September 7, 1957 (age 61)
Nationality American
Political party Republican
Residence Dickson, Tennessee

Mary Littleton[2] (born September 7, 1957) is an American politician and a Republican member of the Tennessee House of Representatives representing District 78 since January 8, 2013.

Personal life[edit]

Littleton has four adult children.

Representative Littleton is currently serving, or has served, on the following boards/groups in the community.[3]

  • 23rd District Judicial Child Advocacy Board
  • Dickson County Cancer Board
  • Dickson County Relay for Life
  • Dickson County Zoning and Planning Board
  • Dickson County Sanitation Board
  • Member: Cheatham County Chamber of Commerce
  • Member: Dickson County Chamber of Commerce
  • Dickson High Noon Rotary
  • National Rifle Association


  • 2012 When District 78 incumbent Republican Representative Phillip Johnson retired and left the seat open, Littleton ran in the seven-way August 2, 2012 Republican Primary, winning with 1,273 votes (21.4%)[4] and won the three-way November 6, 2012 General election with 14,077 votes (58.0%) against Democratic nominee Linda Hayes and Independent candidate Rick Wilson.[5]
  • 2014 Littleton ran for reelection in the 2014 election. She was unopposed in the GOP primary, and against Democrat Jen Crisp in the general election. Littleton won 70.7% of the vote.[6]
  • 2016 Littleton ran for reelection in the 2016 election against Democrat Travis Staten. She won 74.07% of the vote.[7]

Tennessee House of Representatives[edit]

Committee Assignments[edit]

For the 110th General Assembly[3]

  • House State Government Committee
  • House Criminal Justice Committee

Other Offices[edit]

Littleton was a member of the Tennessee Republican Party State Executive Committee from 2002-2014, and served as vice-chairwoman from 2010-2014.[8]

Before that, she served as Chairwoman of the Dickson County Republican Party.[8]

In 2015, Littleton ran for Chair of the Tennessee Republican Party.[8]


  1. ^ "Rep. Mary Littleton". Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee General Assembly. Retrieved March 13, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Mary Littleton's Biography". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved March 13, 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "Representatives - TN General Assembly". Retrieved 2017-03-02. 
  4. ^ "State of Tennessee August 2, 2012 Republican Primary" (PDF). Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee Secretary of State. p. 188. Retrieved March 13, 2014. 
  5. ^ "State of Tennessee November 6, 2012 General Election" (PDF). Nashville, Tennessee: Tennessee Secretary of State. p. 83. Retrieved March 13, 2014. 
  6. ^ "Mary Littleton - Ballotpedia". Retrieved 2017-03-02. 
  7. ^ "TNHousebyCountyNov2016" (PDF). TN Secretary of State. 
  8. ^ a b c "Mary Littleton Announces Candidacy For Tennessee GOP Chair Position". Retrieved 2017-03-02. 

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