John Mayo

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John Mayo
John Mayo.jpg
Mississippi House of Representatives District 25
Former member
In office
2000 - 2012
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 8, 2011
First electedNovember 2, 1999
Term limitsN/A
ProfessionPublic relations director
Personal website
Campaign website
John Mayo (b. October 28, 1946) is a Democrat member of the Mississippi House of Representatives. He represented the 25th District from 2000 to 2012.

Mayo works as Public Relations Director at Coahoma Community College. He attended Delta State University and Mississippi State University.

Mayo is a member of the American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars.[1]

Committee assignments

Mayo served on the following committees:



See also: Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2011

Mayo ran in the 2011 election for Mississippi House of Representatives District 25. He ran unopposed in the August 2 primary, but was defeated by W.E. Alday (R) in the November 8 general election.[2][3]

Mississippi House of Representatives, District 25 General Election, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngW.E. Alday 55.7% 3,683
     Democratic John Mayo Incumbent 44.3% 2,930
Total Votes 6,613


See also: Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2007

On November 6, 2007, Mayo was re-elected in District 25, defeating Republican challenger Gail Giaramita.[4]

Mississippi House of Districts, District (2007)
Candidates Votes Percent
John Mayo (D) 2,272 54.55%
Gail Giaramita (R) 1,893 45.45%

Campaign donors


In 2007, Mayo collected $58,365 in donations.[5]

Listed below are the five largest contributors to his campaign.

Donor Amount
Mississippi House Democratic Leadership $31,000
Penn National Gaming $1,500
Lawyers Involved for Mississippi Betterment $1,000
Mississippi Optometric Association $1,000
MAE Friends of Children $1,000

Contact Information

Capitol Address:
Post Office Box 1018
Jackson, MS 39215-1018

District Address:
803 West Second Street
Clarksdale, MS 38614
Phone: 662-624-4706 (Home)


External links

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Political offices
Preceded by
Mississippi House of Representatives District 25
Succeeded by
W.E. Alday