Elton Gregory Snowden
|Elton Gregory Snowden|
|Mississippi House of Representatives, District 83|
|2000 - present|
|January 3, 2016|
|Years in position||13|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 8, 2011|
|First elected||November 2, 1999|
|Next election||November 3, 2015|
|Bachelor's||University of Alabama, 1976|
|J.D.||Vanderbilt University, 1979|
|Birthday||May 30, 1954|
Snowden earned his B.A. in History from the University of Alabama, and J.D. from Vanderbilt University.
During the 2012-2013 legislative session, Snowden served on the following committees:
|Mississippi Committee Assignments, 2012|
|• Compilation, Revision and Publication|
|• Judiciary B|
|• Judiciary En Banc|
|• Legislative Budget|
|• Management, Chair|
During the 2010-2011 legislative session, Snowden served on the following committees:
|Mississippi Committee Assignments, 2010|
|• Judiciary A|
|• Judiciary En Banc|
|• Public Health and Human Services|
|• State Library|
On November 8, 2011, Snowden won re-election to District 83 of the Mississippi House of Representatives. He ran unopposed in the August 2 primary and defeated Democrat Gary Houston in the November 8 general election. 
|Mississippi House of Representatives, District 83 General Election, 2011|
|Republican||Elton Gregory Snowden Incumbent||41.7%||2,379|
On November 6, 2007 Snowden was re-elected in District 83, running unopposed.
|Mississippi House of Representatives, District 83 (2007)|
|Elton Gregory Snowden (R)||3,880||100.00%|
In 2011, Snowden received $43,640 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.
|Mississippi House of Representatives 2011 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Elton Gregory Snowden's campaign in 2011|
|Mississippi House Republican Conference||$4,000|
|Mississippi Association Of Realtors||$2,000|
|Mississippi Dental Association||$1,500|
|Total Raised in 2011||$43,640|
|Total Votes received in 2011||2,969|
|Cost of each vote received||$14.7|
In 2007, Snowden collected $8,700 in donations.
Listed below are the five largest contributors to his campaign.
|Mississippi Medical Association||$1,000|
|Gulf States Toyota||$1,000|
|Associated General Contractors of Mississippi||$500|
|Entertainment Software Association||$500|
Snowden is married and has two children. He has been a member of the Downtown Meridian Optimist Club, East Mississippi Business Development Corporation, First Baptist Church, Florida Bar, Meridian Little Theatre, Mississippi Bar, Phi Beta Kappa Alpha of Alabama, and the Vanderbilt University Alumni Association.
- Office website
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign contributions: 2009, 2007, 2005, 2003, 1999
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Snowden
- ↑ Mitt Romney for President, "Mitt Romney Announces Support of Mississippi Lt. Governor Reeves and Other Leaders," January 20, 2012
- ↑ Mississippi Secretary of State, 2011 Official Primary Candidate List
- ↑ Mississippi Secretary of State, 2007 election results.
- ↑ Follow the Money - 2011 contributions
- ↑ Follow the Money, 2007 contributions to Elton Gregory Snowden.
|Mississippi House of Representatives District 83
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