Lajena Williams

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Lajena Williams
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U.S. House, Mississippi, District 2
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Lajena Williams was a 2012 Reform candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 2nd Congressional District of Mississippi.



See also: Mississippi's 2nd Congressional District elections, 2012

Williams was defeated by incumbent Bennie Thompson.[1] Williams ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent Mississippi's 2nd District. As the nominee on the Reform ticket, Lajena faced incumbent Bennie Thompson (Democratic), Cobby Williams (Independent), and Bill Marcy (Republican) in the November 2012 general election.[2]

U.S. House, Mississippi District 2 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBennie Thompson Incumbent 67.1% 214,978
     Republican Bill Marcy 31% 99,160
     Independent Cobby Williams 1.4% 4,605
     Reform Lajena Williams 0.5% 1,501
Total Votes 320,244
Source: Mississippi Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"


See also: Mississippi State Senate elections, 2011

Williams was defeated in the 2011 election for Mississippi State Senate District 44. He ran unopposed in the primary on August 2, 2011. John Polk defeated Tim Ryan in the August 2 Republican primary. Williams lost to Polk in the general election on November 8, 2011.[3]

Mississippi State Senate, District 44 General Election, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Polk 87.1% 18,533
     Reform Party Lajena Williams 12.9% 2,741
Total Votes 21,274

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