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Jody Steverson

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Jody Steverson
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Mississippi House of Representatives, District 4
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
Date of birthAugust 21, 1968
Office website
Jody Steverson (b. August 21, 1968) is a Democratic member of the Mississippi House of Representatives, representing District 4. He was first elected to the chamber in 2011.

Committee assignments


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

Mississippi Committee Assignments, 2012
Conservation and Water Resources
Public Utilities
Universities and Colleges


Campaign themes


Steverson's campaign Facebook page highlighted the following campaign themes:

  • Keeping taxes low
  • Making sure that tax dollars are wisely spent
  • Making Tippah County and District 4 a business-friendly place
  • Providing quality K-12 education, supporting higher education
  • Supporting pro life, pro family legislation



See also: Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2011

On November 8, 2011, Steverson won election to District 4 of the Mississippi House of Representatives. He faced James Nunnally and Steve Fisher in the primary on August 2, 2011.[1] Since no candidate received more than 50 percent of the vote, a runoff took place on August 23 between Steverson and Nunnally, with Steverson winning 3,478 to 3,194.[2] Steverson defeated James Benefield (R) in the November 8 general election.

Mississippi House of Representatives, District 4 General Election, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJody Steverson 51.1% 4,229
     Republican James Benefield 48.9% 4,043
Total Votes 8,272
Mississippi House of Representatives District 4 Democratic Primary Runoff, 2011
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJody Steverson 52.1% 3,478
James Nunnally 47.9% 3,194
Total Votes 6,672

Campaign donors


In 2011, Steverson received $25,938 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[3]

Mississippi House of Representatives 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Jody Steverson's campaign in 2011
Mississippi Hospital Association$11,000
Steverson, Jody$2,448
Mississippi Physicians Association$2,000
Bailey, Leon & Diane$1,500
Mississippi Association Of Realtors$1,000
Total Raised in 2011 $25,938
Total Votes received in 2011 4,229
Cost of each vote received $6.13


Steverson is a founding member of the Ripley Main Street Association, and has been a member of the Career Pathway Experience Advisory Committee of the Tippah County Career and Technology Center.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Greg Ward
Mississippi House of Representatives District 4
2012 – Present
Succeeded by