Brent Powell

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Brent Powell
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Mississippi House of Representatives,, District 59
Incumbent
In office
January 11, 2013 – present
Term ends
January 3, 2016
Years in position 1
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$10,000/year
Per diem$123/day
Elections and appointments
First electedJanuary 8, 2013
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
Term limitsN/A
Websites
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Brent Powell is a Republican member of the Mississippi House of Representatives, representing District 59. He was first elected to the chamber in 2013.

Elections

2013

See also: State legislative special elections, 2013

Powell won election in the special election for District 59 of the Mississippi House of Representatives. The seat was vacant following Kevin McGee's (R) resignation on November 19, 2012, following his criminal prosecution in an ethics case over public contracts that went to his family's company. McGee agreed to pay a $10,000 fine to resolve the case. Powell defeated Bradley Lum, Benny L. Hubbard and Scot Allen in the special election, which took place on January 8. Candidates had until December 10, 2012 to file. Special elections in Mississippi are nonpartisan.[1][2][3][4]

Mississippi House of Representatives, District 59, Special Election, 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Independent Green check mark transparent.pngBrent Powell 51.5% 1,515
     Independent Bradley Lum 24.6% 724
     Independent Benny L. Hubbard 18.8% 553
     Independent Scot Allen 5.2% 152
Total Votes 2,944

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Political offices
Preceded by
Kevin McGee (R)
Mississippi House of Representatives District 59
2013–present
Succeeded by
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