|Mississippi State Senate District 49|
|1992 - 2012|
|Senate President Pro Tempore|
|2008 - 2012|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||August 2, 2011 (Mississippi gubernatorial primary)|
|Bachelor's||University of Southern Mississippi|
|Date of birth||10/27/1961|
|Place of birth||New Iberia, LA|
|Profession||Real Estate Broker|
Hewes joined the Mississippi State Senate in 1992 and served in that position until 2012. He served as Senate President Pro Tempore from 2007 to 2012.
Hewes has been Owner/Agent of Billy Hewes III Insurance Agency from 1985 to the present. He has also been a Real Estate Broker for Billy Hewes Real Estate since 1989.Hewes earned his Bachelor's from the University of Southern Mississippi in 1984.
In the 2010-2011 legislative session, Hewes was appointed to these committees:
- Business and Financial Institutions Committee, Mississippi Senate
- Compilation, Revision and Publication Committee, Mississippi Senate
- Elections Committee, Mississippi Senate
- Environment Prot, Cons and Water Res Committee, Mississippi Senate
- Ethics Committee, Mississippi Senate
- Finance Committee, Mississippi Senate
- Highways and Transportation Committee, Mississippi Senate
- Housing Committee, Mississippi Senate
- Insurance Committee, Mississippi Senate
- Legislative Budget Committee, Mississippi Senate
- Municipalities Committee, Mississippi Senate
- Ports and Marine Resources Committee, Mississippi Senate
- Public Health and Welfare Committee, Mississippi Senate
- Rules Committee, Mississippi Senate
|Lieutenant Governor Republican Primary election|
|Republican Party||Billy Hewes||43%|
|Republican Party||Tate Reeves||57%|
- See also: Mississippi State Senate elections, 2007
Billy Hewes raised $175,210 for his campaign.
|Mississippi Senate, District 49|
|Billy Hewes (R)||10,564||100.00%|
In 2009 Billy Hewes collected $746,281 in donations.
His five largest contributors in 2009 were:
|John Dane III||$10,000|
Hewes and his wife, Paula, have four children.
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- Billy Hewes' personal website
- Legislative profile on Project Vote Smart
- Biography on Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2009, 2007, 2005, 2003, 1999
- Billy Hewes on Facebook
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