|Mississippi House of Representatives, District 121|
|2012 - present|
|January 3, 2016|
|Years in position||3|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 8, 2011|
|First elected||November 8, 2011|
|Next general||November 3, 2015|
|Bachelor's||University of South Alabama|
Crawford earned her bachelor's degree in Sociology from the University of South Alabama. Her professional experience includes working as a Licensed Social Worker at South Mississippi Regional Center and as a Child Case Manager at Gulf Coast Mental Health Clinic.
During the 2012-2013 legislative session, Crawford served on the following committees:
|Mississippi Committee Assignments, 2012|
|• Judiciary A|
|• Judiciary En Banc|
|• Marine Resources|
|• Public Health and Human Services|
Note: Crawford also served as vice-chair on the Select Committee on Select Committee on Accountability, Efficiency and Transparency.
Crawford's website highlighted the following campaign themes:
- Creating Jobs: "As our Republican State Representative, Carolyn Crawford will work to improve our pro-business atmosphere in Mississippi by keeping taxes low, getting government out of the way, and reducing burdensome regulations that hinder job growth."
- Lowering Healthcare Costs: "Carolyn Crawford is running for representative to fight to lower our healthcare costs and protect healthcare providers by standing up to the trial lawyers."
- Improving Education: "Crawford understands that we must improve education by starting at the local level. Crawford will work to ensure that money is in the classroom."
- Cutting Wasteful Spending: "A fiscal conservative, Republican Carolyn Crawford knows we must reduce spending in Jackson because we cannot continue to pass debt onto Mississippi's future generations."
- Public Retirement System: "Crawford agrees with Lt. Governor Bryant's comment that said, 'I will not support any plan to eliminate the 13th check or change the arrangement current retirees and current employees have with PERS.'"
On November 8, 2011, Crawford won election to District 121 of the Mississippi House of Representatives. She defeated Jeff Wallace in the primary on August 2, 2011. Crawford defeated incumbent Democrat Diane Peranich in the November 8 general election.
|Mississippi House of Representatives, District 121 General Election, 2011|
|Democratic||Diane Peranich Incumbent||38.3%||2,149|
In 2011, Crawford received $78,136 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.
|Mississippi House of Representatives 2011 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Carolyn Crawford's campaign in 2011|
|Mississippi Republican Party||$32,515|
|Saginaw Chippewa Tribe||$4,000|
|Mississippi Bankers Association||$3,000|
|Mississippi Physicians Association||$2,500|
|Total Raised in 2011||$78,136|
|Total Votes received in 2011||3,455|
|Cost of each vote received||$22.62|
Crawford and her husband, Mike, have three children.
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- Office website
- Campaign website
- Campaign Facebook page
- Profile from Open States
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Carolyn Crawford for House, "About," accessed October 27, 2011
- Carolyn Crawford for House, "Issues," accessed October 27, 2011
- Mississippi Secretary of State, "2011 Primary Election Results," accessed February 13, 2014
- Mississippi Secretary of State, "Official 2011 General Election Results," accessed February 13, 2014
- Follow the Money, "Mississippi 2011 - Candidates," accessed February 13, 2014
|Mississippi House of Representatives District 121
2012 – Present
| Succeeded by|
State of Mississippi
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