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John Hines, Mississippi Representative

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John Hines
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Mississippi House of Representatives, District 50
In office
2001 - present
Term ends
January 3, 2016
Years in position 13
Base salary$10,000/year
Per diem$123/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 8, 2011
First elected2001
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
Term limitsN/A
BirthdayApril 6, 1966
ProfessionInsurance agent
Office website
For other people with this name, see John Hines.
John W. Hines, Sr. (b. April 6, 1966) is a Democratic member of the Mississippi House of Representatives, representing District 50. He was first elected to the chamber in 2001.


Hines' professional experience includes working as an insurance agent and investigator for McTeer Associates.[1]

Committee assignments


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

Mississippi Committee Assignments, 2012
Conservation and Water Resources
Corrections, Vice Chair
Public Health and Human Services
Youth and Family Affairs, Chair


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

Mississippi Committee Assignments, 2010
Executive Contingent Fund, Chair
Juvenile Justice
Public Health and Human Services
Public Utilities
Select Cmte on Utility Cost Recovery



See also: Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2011

On November 8, 2011, Hines won re-election to District 50 of the Mississippi House of Representatives. He ran unopposed in the August 2 primary and was unchallenged in the November 8 general election.[2]


See also: Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2007

On November 6, 2007, Hines was re-elected in District 50. He defeated Margaret Hollins in the primary election, and ran unopposed in the general election.[3]

Mississippi House of Representatives, District 50 (2007)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png John Hines (D) 2,552

Campaign donors


In 2011, Hines received $10,250 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[4]

Mississippi House of Representatives 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to John Hines, Mississippi Representative's campaign in 2011
Mississippi Dental Association$1,000
Dental PAC$1,000
Benjamin, Ira$1,000
Abbott Laboratories$600
Total Raised in 2011 $10,250
Total Votes received in 2011 3,349
Cost of each vote received $3.06


In 2007, Hines collected $26,599 in donations.[5]

Listed below are the five largest contributors to his campaign.

Donor Amount
Mississippi House Democratic Leadership $10,999
Card Services Inc. $1,000
ATT/Bell South $1,000
EPA PAC $800
Communications Workers District 3 $500


Hines is Vice President of 100 Black Men of the Mississippi Delta, and a member of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People and Young Men Making a Difference.[1]

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