|Mississippi House of Representatives, District 68|
|2004 - present|
|January 3, 2016|
|Years in position||10|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 8, 2011|
|Next general||November 3, 2015|
|House of Representatives|
|Bachelor's||Prairie View Agriculture & Medicine University|
|Master's||Prairie View Agriculture & Medicine University|
|Birthday||May 20, 1943|
Calhoun served in the House previously, representing District 68 from 1980 to 1992.
Calhoun earned his B.A. and M.A. from Prairie View Agriculture & Medicine University. His professional experience includes working as a businessman.
During the 2012-2013 legislative session, Calhoun served on the following committees:
|Mississippi Committee Assignments, 2012|
|• Military Affairs, Vice Chair|
|• Ways and Means|
During the 2010-2011 legislative session, Calhoun served on the following committees:
|Mississippi Committee Assignments, 2010|
|• Military Affairs, Chair|
|• Apportionment and Elections|
|• County Affairs|
|• Enrolled Bills|
|• Universities and Colleges|
|• Ways and Means|
On November 8, 2011, Calhoun won re-election to District 68 of the Mississippi House of Representatives. He ran unopposed in the August 2 primary and was unchallenged the November 8 general election.
On November 6, 2007 Calhoun was re-elected in District 68, running unopposed.
|Mississippi House of Representatives, District 68 (2007)|
|Credell Calhoun (D)||3,507||100.00%|
In 2011, Calhoun received $3,050 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.
|Mississippi House of Representatives 2011 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Credell Calhoun's campaign in 2011|
|Moore Auto Sales||$500|
|Anheuser Bush Co||$500|
|W B Consolidated||$300|
|Total Raised in 2011||$3,050|
|Total Votes received in 2011||4,228|
|Cost of each vote received||$0.72|
In 2007, Calhoun collected $2,950 in donations.
Listed below are the largest contributors to his campaign.
|Mel Luna Saw Co.||$400|
Calhoun has been a member of the American Association of Retired Persons, Jayne Aire Community Association, and National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.
- Office website
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign contributions: 2009, 2007, 2005, 2003
- Project Vote Smart - Rep. Calhoun
- Mississippi Secretary of State, 2011 Official Primary Candidate List
- Mississippi Secretary of State, "2007 Statewide Elections," accessed February 14, 2014
- Follow the Money, "Mississippi 2011 - Candidates," accessed February 13, 2014
- Follow the Money, 2007 contributions to Credell Calhoun.
|Mississippi House of Representatives District 68
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State of Mississippi
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