Mississippi House of Representatives District 110
|Mississippi House of Representatives District 110|
|Current incumbent||Jeramey Anderson|
|Race||67.6% Black (voting age)|
|Ethnicity||4.8% Hispanic (voting age)|
|Next election||November 3, 2015|
As of the 2010 census, a total of 19,564 civilians reside within Mississippi's hundred and tenth state house district. Mississippi state representatives represent an average of 24,322 residents. After the 2000 Census, each member represented 23,317 residents.
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.
In order to run for the Mississippi House of Representatives, a candidate must:
- 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.
- 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.
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.
No special election is held if the vacancy happens after June 1st in an election year.
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.
|Mississippi House of Representatives, District 110, Runoff Election, 2013|
|Independent||Aneice R. Liddell||40.9%||1,021|
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.
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|
- Public Mapping Project, “Mississippi 2010 Census Selected Statistics.” Retrieved November 13, 2013
- United States Census Bureau, "2010 Census Interactive Population Search," accessed September 11, 2013
- U.S. Census Bureau, "States Ranked by Population," April 2, 2001. Accessed February 13, 2014
- Mississippi Secretary of State "Filing Fees and Qualifications," accessed December 17, 2013
- NCSL.org, "2012 State Legislator Compensation and Per Diem Table," accessed March 18, 2013
- mscode.com "Code of Mississippi," accessed December 17, 2013(Referenced Statute 23-15-851 (1))
- mscode.com "Code of Mississippi," accessed December 17, 2013(Referenced Statute 23-15-851 (2))
- blogs.clarionledger.com, "Bryant sets date for three House special elections," July 22, 2013
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- blog.gulflive.com, "Jeramey Anderson, 21, in runoff with former mayor Aneice Liddell for House 110 seat," November 5, 2013
- clarionledger.com, "Miss. Elections: Anderson wins House District 110, Faulkner wins House District 5," November 27, 2013
- Mississippi Secretary of State, "Official special election results," accessed February 21, 2014
- Mississippi Secretary of State, "Official runoff election results," accessed February 21, 2014
- Mississippi Secretary of State, 2011 election results. Retrieved November 13, 2013
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