Charles Busby

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Charles Busby
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Mississippi House of Representatives, District 111
In office
2012 - present
Term ends
January 3, 2016
Years in position 3
Base salary$10,000/year
Per diem$123/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 8, 2011
First electedNovember 8, 2011
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sUniversity of South Alabama, 1991
Date of birthJuly 24, 1963
Office website
Charles Busby is a Republican member of the Mississippi House of Representatives, representing District 111. He was first elected to the chamber in 2011.

Committee assignments

2015 legislative session

At the beginning of the 2015 legislative session, Busby served on the following committees:

Mississippi Committee Assignments, 2015
Insurance, Vice Chair
Conservation and Water Resources
Judiciary B
Judiciary En Banc
Ports, Harbors and Airports
Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks


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



See also: Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2015

Elections for the office of Mississippi House of Representatives will take place in 2015. A primary election will be held on August 4, 2015, and the general election November 3, 2015. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was February 27, 2015.[1]


See also: Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2011

Busby ran in the 2011 election for Mississippi House of Representatives District 111. He ran unopposed in the primary on August 2, 2011 and defeated Democratic incumbent Brandon Jones in the November 8, 2011 general election.[2]

Mississippi House of Representatives, District 111 General Election, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngCharles Busby 50.3% 2,978
     Democrat Brandon Jones Incumbent 49.7% 2,943
Total Votes 5,921

Voting record challenged

Busby sent out campaign mailers to voters in early October 2011, claiming that Jones did not vote on several bills that addressed school district accountability, railway funding and authorizing University Medical Center in Jackson to donate extra food. Jones stated, "The truth is that I have voted on every single bill mentioned in this misleading ad."

Voting records show Jones did not vote on the final version of two of them and on the preliminary version of one. Bubsy declared, "He did not vote on these final bills as they were being considered to send to the governor, and the voting record proves it. His committee votes do not constitute a completion of his obligation to the constituents of District 111."[3]

Campaign donors


In 2011, Busby received $135,185 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[4]

Mississippi House of Representatives 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Charles Busby's campaign in 2011
Mississippi Republican Party$54,000
Improve Mississippi$8,152
Mississippi Bankers Association$3,000
Mississippi Physicians Association$3,000
Mississippi Manufacturers Association$2,500
Total Raised in 2011 $135,185
Total Votes received in 2011 2,978
Cost of each vote received $45.39



Busby was endorsed by the Mississippi Tea Party. The 111th is one of 10 districts the Tea Party’s Move the House Committee specifically targeted as necessary to win in order to gain conservative control of the House.[5]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Brandon Jones
Mississippi House of Representatives District 111
2012 – Present
Succeeded by