“I will work to make sure our part of Tennessee is not left behind when it comes to public education and economic development.” – John Gillespie

Thank you for visiting my campaign website.

It’s an honor to represent East Memphis and Cordova in the Tennessee House of Representatives. Whether it’s fighting to make our community safer, supporting small businesses, or improving our schools, my job is to be an effective advocate for our community in Nashville.

Please take a few moments to read about my stand on the important issues. I hope you’ll like my Facebook page and consider volunteering for my campaign.

I appreciate the opportunity to serve as your State Representative. I ask for your vote to continue working for our community.

Best wishes,

NFIB Tennessee PAC Endorses Representative John Gillespie in House District 97 Race

NASHVILLE (June 29, 2022) - The NFIB Tennessee PAC, the political action committee of the state’s leading small business advocacy organization, has endorsed Representative John Gillespie in the House District 97 race. The NFIB Tennessee PAC is comprised exclusively of...

Tennessee Right to Life PAC Endorses Representative John Gillespie for State House Based on Record of Shared Commitment and Dedication to Pro-Life Cause

Tennessee Right to Life The state's oldest and largest pro-life organization has endorsed Representative John Gillespiefor TN House District 97 representing Shelby County. Citing Gillespie’s demonstratedcommitment to defending all of Tennessee's vulnerable unborn...

John Gillespie invited to GOPAC leadership conference

State Representative John Gillespie has been accepted into the 2022 GOPAC Class ofEmerging Leaders. GOPAC, founded in 1978, focuses on electing and educatingRepublican leaders. Gillespie was nominated for the class by House SpeakerCameron Sexton. “John Gillespie is...

Gillespie launches campaign for second term in State House

State Representative John Gillespie this morning announced plans to seek re-election to the Tennessee House of Representatives. Gillespie, first elected in 2020, is a leader on public safety and pro-economic development legislation. “I’m running for a second term to...

John Gillespie receives important committee assignments

State Representative John Gillespie yesterday learned his committee assignments for his first term in the Tennessee House of Representatives. He was named to the Finance, Ways and Means Committee, Education Administration Committee, and the Civil Justice Committee....

John Gillespie wins open seat in House District 97

John Gillespie was elected to the District 97 seat in the Tennessee House of Representatives last night with a 485-vote margin of victory.  “I’m humbled the voters of Bartlett, Cordova, and East Memphis put their faith in me to represent them in the State...

John represents House District 97 which includes most of East Memphis and parts of Cordova.

Shelby County is my home, and I don’t want to see us get left behind other parts of the state.  I’m running for the State House to get good things done for our community.  I believe I can be an effective advocate for Shelby County on Day One.

Please take a few moments to read about my stand on the important issues facing our community and state.  I hope you’ll like my Face Book page and consider volunteering for my campaign.

It’s an honor to put my name forth as a candidate for State Representative.  I want to serve our community and I ask for your vote!

 

Best wishes,

News

Announcing...

John Gillespie today announced his candidacy for State Representative in House District 97.  Gillespie is running in the Republican Primary.  District 97 includes parts of Bartlett, Cordova, and East Memphis. 

NFIB Tennessee PAC Endorses Representative John Gillespie in House District 97 Race

NASHVILLE (June 29, 2022) - The NFIB Tennessee PAC, the political action committee of the state’s leading small business advocacy organization, has endorsed Representative John Gillespie in the House District 97 race. The NFIB Tennessee PAC is comprised exclusively of...

Tennessee Right to Life PAC Endorses Representative John Gillespie for State House Based on Record of Shared Commitment and Dedication to Pro-Life Cause

Tennessee Right to Life The state's oldest and largest pro-life organization has endorsed Representative John Gillespiefor TN House District 97 representing Shelby County. Citing Gillespie’s demonstratedcommitment to defending all of Tennessee's vulnerable unborn...

John Gillespie invited to GOPAC leadership conference

State Representative John Gillespie has been accepted into the 2022 GOPAC Class ofEmerging Leaders. GOPAC, founded in 1978, focuses on electing and educatingRepublican leaders. Gillespie was nominated for the class by House SpeakerCameron Sexton. “John Gillespie is...

Gillespie launches campaign for second term in State House

State Representative John Gillespie this morning announced plans to seek re-election to the Tennessee House of Representatives. Gillespie, first elected in 2020, is a leader on public safety and pro-economic development legislation. “I’m running for a second term to...

John Gillespie receives important committee assignments

State Representative John Gillespie yesterday learned his committee assignments for his first term in the Tennessee House of Representatives. He was named to the Finance, Ways and Means Committee, Education Administration Committee, and the Civil Justice Committee....

John Gillespie wins open seat in House District 97

John Gillespie was elected to the District 97 seat in the Tennessee House of Representatives last night with a 485-vote margin of victory.  “I’m humbled the voters of Bartlett, Cordova, and East Memphis put their faith in me to represent them in the State...