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Linda Whittington

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Linda Whittington
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Mississippi House of Representatives, District 34
Incumbent
In office
2008 - present
Term ends
January 3, 2016
Years in position 6
PartyDemocratic
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'sTexas Christian University
Personal
ProfessionNon-profit director
ReligionEpiscopal
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Linda Whittington is a Democratic member of the Mississippi House of Representatives, representing District 34. She was first elected to the chamber in 2007.

Biography

Whittington earned her B.A. from Texas Christian University. Her professional experience includes working as Executive Director of Communities in School, a non-profit organization.[1]

Committee assignments

2012-2013

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

Mississippi Committee Assignments, 2012
Agriculture
Corrections
Education
Public Health and Human Services
Youth and Family Affairs

2010-2011

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

Mississippi Committee Assignments, 2010
Constitution, Vice Chair
Agriculture
Corrections
Education
Juvenile Justice

Elections

2011

See also: Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2011

On November 8, 2011, Whittington won re-election to District 34 of the Mississippi House of Representatives. She ran unopposed in the August 2 primary and was unchallenged in the November 8 general election.[2]

2007

See also: Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2007

On November 6, 2007, Whittington was re-elected in District 34, defeating Republican challenger Marvin J. Cochran.[3]

Mississippi House of Representatives, District 34 (2007)
Candidates Votes Percent


Linda Whittington (D) 3,469 57.16%
Marvin J. Cochran (R) 2,600 42.84%


Campaign donors

2011

In 2011, Whittington received $5,593 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[4]

2007

In 2007, Whittington collected $59,440 in donations.[5]

Listed below are the five largest contributors to her campaign.

Donor Amount
Mississippi House Democratic Leadership $12,000
Whittington, Linda J. $9,000
Lawyers Involved for Mississippi Betterment $7,500
Whittington Jr., C. Aven $5,200
Mitchell, Ms. Cynthia I. $1,200

Personal

Whittington has been a member of Corroll County Economic Development, Economic Development Partnership of Montgomery County, Greenwood Chamber of Commerce, Greenwood-Leflore Count Chamber of Commerce, and the Leflore County Humane Society.[1]

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Mississippi House of Representatives District 34
2007–present
Succeeded by
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