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Joey Fillingane

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Joey Fillingane
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Mississippi State Senate, District 41
Incumbent
In office
2008 - present
Term ends
January 3, 2016
Years in position 6
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$10,000/year
Per diem$109/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 8, 2011
First electedNovember 6, 2007
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Southern Mississippi
J.D.Mississippi College School of Law, 1998
Personal
BirthdayJanuary 10, 1973
Place of birthHattiesburg, Mississippi
ProfessionAttorney
ReligionSouthern Baptist
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Joey Fillingane (b. January 10, 1973) is a Republican member of the Mississippi State Senate, representing District 41. He was first elected to the chamber in 2007.

Fillingane served in the Mississippi House of Representatives from 2000 to 2006.

Biography

Fillingane earned his B.S. from the University of Southern Mississippi in 1994, and J.D. from the Mississippi College School of Law in 1998. His professional experience includes working as a law clerk for the Mississippi Supreme Court from 1998 to 1999, an attorney in the Law Office of William J. Gamble III in 1999, and as a lawyer in the Lamar County District Attorney's Office.

Committee assignments

2012-2013

In the 2012-2013 legislative session, Fillingane served on the following committees:

Mississippi Committee Assignments, 2012
Finance, Chair
Accountability, Efficiency, Transparency
Congressional Redistricting
Constitution
Economic Development
Elections
Judiciary, Division A
Legislative Budget
Legislative Reapportionment
Public Health and Welfare

2010-2011

In the 2010-2011 legislative session, Fillingane served on these committees:

Issues

Presidential preference

2012

See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Joey Fillingane endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [1]

Elections

2011

See also: Mississippi State Senate elections, 2011

Fillingane won re-election to the Mississippi Senate District 41. He ran unopposed in the primary on August 2 and in the general election on November 8, 2011.[2]

2007

See also: Mississippi State Senate elections, 2007

On November 6, 2007, Fillingane ran for District 41 of the Mississippi State Senate, beating Gerald Buffington and Vince Thornton.[3]

Fillingane raised $170,959 for his campaign.[4]

Mississippi Senate, District 41
Candidates Votes Percent


Joey Fillingane (R) 9,817 56.5%
Gerald Buffington (D) 7,296 42%
Vince Thornton (C) 270 1.5%

Campaign donors

2011

In 2011, Fillingane received $55,051 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[5]

2009

In 2009 Fillingane collected $33,441 in donations.[6]

His four largest contributors in 2009 were:

Donor Amount
Mississippi Hospital Association $1,950
Pfizer $1,500
Bayer Corp. $1,000
Georgia-Pacific $1,000

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Mississippi State Senate District 41
2008–present
Succeeded by
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