Eugene Forrest Hamilton

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Eugene Hamilton
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Mississippi House of Representatives, District 6
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
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Mississippi
Personal
ProfessionPharmacist
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Eugene Forrest Hamilton (b. July 4, 1941) is a Republican member of the Mississippi House of Representatives, representing District 6. He was first elected to the chamber in 2003.

Biography

Hamilton earned his B.S. from the University of Mississippi. His professional experience includes working as a pharmacist.[1]

Committee assignments

2012-2013

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

Mississippi Committee Assignments, 2012
Appropriations
County Affairs
Education
Executive Contingent Fund
Medicaid
Municipalities
Public Health and Human Services
Tourism

2010-2011

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

Elections

2011

See also: Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2011

On November 8, 2011, Hamilton won re-election to District 6 of the Mississippi House of Representatives. He ran unopposed in the August 2 primary and was unchallenged in the November 8 general election.[2]

Mississippi House of Representatives, District 6 General Election, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngEugene Hamilton 88.4% 10,114
     Libertarian Harold Taylor 11.6% 1,330
Total Votes 11,444

2007

See also: Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2007

On November 6, 2007, Hamilton was re-elected in District 6. He ran unopposed in both the primary and general elections.[3]

Mississippi House of Representatives, District 6 (2007)
Candidates Votes Percent
Eugene Hamilton (R) 5,174 100.00%

Campaign donors

2011

In 2011, Hamilton received $12,120 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[4]

Mississippi House of Representatives 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Eugene Forrest Hamilton's campaign in 2011
Mississippi House Republican Conference$2,000
Mississippi Bankers Association$2,000
Mississippi Consumer Finance Association$1,000
Barksdale, James L$1,000
Mississippi Dental Association$1,000
Total Raised in 2011 $12,120
Total Votes received in 2011 10,114
Cost of each vote received $1.2

2007

In 2007, Hamilton collected $6,700 in donations.[5]

Listed below are the five largest contributors to his campaign.

Donor Amount
The Medicine Shoppe $2,000
Mississippi Medical Association $1,000
Federal Express $700
Mississippi Consumer Finance Association $400
AT&T $300

Personal

Hamilton has been a member of the Chamber of Commerce, Mississippi Pharmacists Association, National Association of Retail Druggists, and NPIB.[1]

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Mississippi House of Representatives District 6
2004–present
Succeeded by
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