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Mississippi House of Representatives District 110

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Mississippi House of Representatives District 110
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Current incumbentJeramey Anderson Democratic Party
Population19,564
Race67.6% Black (voting age)[1]
Ethnicity4.8% Hispanic (voting age)
Next electionNovember 3, 2015
Mississippi's hundred and tenth state house district is held by Democratic Representative Jeramey Anderson.

As of the 2010 census, a total of 19,564 civilians reside within Mississippi's hundred and tenth state house district.[2] Mississippi state representatives represent an average of 24,322 residents.[3] After the 2000 Census, each member represented 23,317 residents.[4]

About the office

Members of the Mississippi House of Representatives serve four-year terms and are not subject to term limits. Mississippi legislators assume office the first day of the regular session of the year following election. The Constitution requires the Legislature to convene yearly on the Tuesday after the first Monday in January.

Qualifications

In order to run for the Mississippi House of Representatives, a candidate must:[5]

  • Be 21 years of age or older.
  • Be a qualified elector and resident of the State of Mississippi for four years.
  • Be a resident of the county or district a candidate plans to represent for two years.
  • If running as a Republican or Democrat, pay a $15 filing fee to the State Executive Committee of the party with which the candidate is affiliated.
  • If running as an independent, submit 50 signatures to the Circuit Clerk or the Secretary of State.

Salaries

See also: Comparison of state legislative salaries

As of 2013, members of the Mississippi legislature are paid $10,000/year. Per diem is $109/day tied to the federal rate.[6]

Vacancies

See also: How vacancies are filled in state legislatures

If there is a vacancy in the house, a special election is required to fill the vacant seat. The Governor must call for an election no later than 30 days after the vacancy happened. After the Governor sets the election date, the counties conducting the election must give no less than 45 days public notice. All qualifying deadlines are 30 days before the election.[7]

No special election is held if the vacancy happens after June 1st in an election year.[8]

Elections

2013

See also: Mississippi state legislative special elections, 2013

Jeramey Anderson (D) won election in a special election for Mississippi House of Representatives District 110. The seat was vacant following Billy Broomfield's (D) election as Mayor of Moss Point. Anderson faced Tyres Autrey, Mitch Ellerby, Aneice R. Liddell and Anne A. McMillion in the special election, which took place on November 5, 2013. As no candidate received more than fifty percent of the vote, the top two vote-getters - Lidell and Anderson - met in a runoff election on November 26, which Anderson won.[9][10][11][12][13][14]

Mississippi House of Representatives, District 110, Runoff Election, 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Independent Green check mark transparent.pngJeramey Anderson 59.1% 1,473
     Independent Aneice R. Liddell 40.9% 1,021
Total Votes 2,494

2011

See also: Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2011

Elections for the office of Mississippi House of Representatives consisted of a primary election on August 2, 2011 and a general election on November 8, 2011. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was June 1, 2011. Incumbent Billy Broomfield (D) was unopposed in the general election and the Democratic primary.[15]

Campaign contributions

Since 2003, candidates for Mississippi House of Representatives District 110 have raised a total of $37,450. Candidates who raised money in contributions earned $9,363 on average. All figures come from Follow the Money.

Campaign contributions, Mississippi House of Representatives District 110
Year Amount Candidates Average
2011 $17,350 1 $17,350
2007 $6,750 1 $6,750
2003 $13,350 2 $6,675
Total $37,450 4 $9,363

See also

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References

  1. For more information on the parameters the U.S. Census Bureau use, please see our Race and Ethnicity on the United States Census page.
  2. Public Mapping Project, “Mississippi 2010 Census Selected Statistics.” Retrieved November 13, 2013
  3. United States Census Bureau, "2010 Census Interactive Population Search," accessed September 11, 2013
  4. U.S. Census Bureau, "States Ranked by Population," April 2, 2001. Accessed February 13, 2014
  5. Mississippi Secretary of State "Filing Fees and Qualifications," accessed December 17, 2013
  6. NCSL.org, "2012 State Legislator Compensation and Per Diem Table," accessed March 18, 2013
  7. mscode.com "Code of Mississippi," accessed December 17, 2013(Referenced Statute 23-15-851 (1))
  8. mscode.com "Code of Mississippi," accessed December 17, 2013(Referenced Statute 23-15-851 (2))
  9. blogs.clarionledger.com, "Bryant sets date for three House special elections," July 22, 2013
  10. Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; no text was provided for refs named sos
  11. blog.gulflive.com, "Jeramey Anderson, 21, in runoff with former mayor Aneice Liddell for House 110 seat," November 5, 2013
  12. clarionledger.com, "Miss. Elections: Anderson wins House District 110, Faulkner wins House District 5," November 27, 2013
  13. Mississippi Secretary of State, "Official special election results," accessed February 21, 2014
  14. Mississippi Secretary of State, "Official runoff election results," accessed February 21, 2014
  15. Mississippi Secretary of State, 2011 election results. Retrieved November 13, 2013