C. Scott Bounds

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C. Scott Bounds
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Mississippi House of Representatives, District 44
Incumbent
In office
2004 - present
Term ends
January 3, 2016
Years in position 10
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$10,000/year
Per diem$123/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 8, 2011
First electedNovember 4, 2003
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
Term limitsN/A
Personal
BirthdayFebruary 12, 1962
ProfessionManager, Working Solutions, LLC
ReligionSouthern Baptist
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
C. Scott Bounds (b. February 12, 1962) is a Republican member of the Mississippi House of Representatives, representing District 44. He was first elected to the chamber in 2003.

Bounds was initially elected as a Democrat. On May 10, 2010, Bounds announced he would be switching his affiliation to the Republican Party. He noted his conservative beliefs for the change.[1]

Biography

Bounds' professional experience includes working as a Territorial Manager for Working Solutions, LLC; and store manager for Broland Building Supply, Triple V, and Bounds Home Furnishings, Incorporated.[2]

Committee assignments

2012-2013

During the 2012-2013 legislative session, Bounds served on the following committees:

Mississippi Committee Assignments, 2012
Appropriations
Conservation and Water Resources
Judiciary A
Judiciary En Banc
Public Property
Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks, Chair

2010-2011

During the 2010-2011 legislative session, Bounds served on the following committees:

Mississippi Committee Assignments, 2010
Conservation and Water Resources
Juvenile Justice
Labor
Public Property
Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks

Elections

2011

See also: Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2011

On November 8, 2011, Bounds won re-election to District 44 of the Mississippi House of Representatives. He ran unopposed in the August 2 primary and was unchallenged in the November 8 general election.[3][4]

2007

See also: Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2007

On November 6, 2007, Bounds was re-elected in District 44, defeating Republican challenger Danny Ray Petty.[5][6]

Mississippi House of Representatives, District 44 (2007)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png C. Scott Bounds (D) 5,060
Danny Ray Petty (R) 1,119

Campaign donors

2011

In 2011, Bounds received $21,985 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[7]

Mississippi House of Representatives 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to C. Scott Bounds's campaign in 2011
Mississippi Medical Association$1,000
Rousanville, Rex & Joann$500
Advance America Cash Advance$500
Mississippi Consumer Finance Association$500
AT&T$500
Total Raised in 2011 $21,985
Total Votes received in 2011 6,088
Cost of each vote received $3.61

2007

In 2007, Bounds collected $42,564 in donations.[8]

Listed below are the five largest contributors to his campaign.

Donor Amount
Mississippi Hospital Association $3,000
Mississippi Bankers Association $2,000
AT&T $1,400
Bounds, Scott & Jennifer $1,200
Mississippi Manufacturers Association $1,000

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2014

In 2014, the Legislature was in session from January 7 through April 2.[9]

Legislators are scored on "economic growth, jobs and other broad job-related issues."[10]

Personal

Bounds has been a board member of and program director for the Neshoba County Fair Association, and a member of the National Rifle Association, Neshoba County Farm Bureau, and Neshoba County Forestry Association.[2]

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Mississippi House of Representatives District 44
2004–present
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