|Mississippi House of Representatives, District 19|
|2012 - present|
|January 3, 2016|
|Years in position||2|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 8, 2011|
|First elected||November 8, 2011|
|Next general||November 3, 2015|
|High school||Tremont High School|
|Bachelor's||Mississippi State University|
|Associate's||Itawamba Community College|
Boyd graduated from Tremont High School, Itawamba Community College, and Mississippi State University. His professional experience includes working in the forestry industry for 30 years and being a partner in LandTree LLC.
During the 2012-2013 legislative session, Boyd served on the following committees:
|Mississippi Committee Assignments, 2012|
|• Conservation and Water Resources|
|• Public Property|
Boyd's website highlighted the following campaign themes:
- "Supports traditional marriage"
- "Opposes abortion, promotes adoption"
- "100% Pro-Life"
- "Supports our Second Amendment right to bear firearms"
- "Advocates private property rights"
Additionally, Boyd singled out illegal immigration as a main issue.
On November 8, 2011, Boyd won election to District 19 of the Mississippi House of Representatives. He defeated Alan Sheffield in the primary on August 2, 2011. Boyd defeated Democratic candidate Mark DuVall in the November 8 general election.
|Mississippi House of Representatives, District 19 General Election, 2011|
|Republican||Randy Boyd Incumbent||61.6%||5,015|
|Mississippi House of Representatives District 19 Republican Primary, 2011|
In 2011, Boyd received $90,351 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.
|Mississippi House of Representatives 2011 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Randy Boyd's campaign in 2011|
|Mississippi Republican Party||$36,050|
|Mississippi Bankers Association||$4,000|
|Mississippi Association Of Realtors||$3,500|
|Home Builders Association Of Mississippi||$2,500|
|Total Raised in 2011||$90,351|
|Total Votes received in 2011||5,015|
|Cost of each vote received||$18.02|
In 2011, Boyd's endorsements included the Mississippi Tea Party. The 19th was one of 10 districts the Tea Party’s Move the House Committee specifically targeted as necessary to win in order to gain conservative control of the House.
Boyd and his wife Sherry have one daughter and two grandchildren. They are members of the First Baptist Church of Mantachie.
This section displays the most recent stories in a Google news search for the term Randy + Boyd + Mississippi + Legislature
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- Superintendents say funding gap pinching Mississippi schools - Mississippi Press (blog)
- Poor Schools Struggle to Fill Funding Gaps - Jackson Free Press
- Randy Boyd for House, "About," accessed November 1, 2011
- Randy Boyd for House, "Issues," accessed November 1, 2011
- Associated Press, "Mississippi Primary Election Results," accessed August 3, 2011.
- Mississippi Secretary of State, "2011 Primary Election Results" accessed February 13, 2014
- Mississippi Secretary of State, "Official 2011 General Election Results," accessed February 13, 2014
- Follow the Money, "Mississippi 2011 - Candidates," accessed February 13, 2014
- Y'all Politics, "Mississippi Tea Party To Target 10 Seats," September 6, 2011
|Mississippi House of Representatives District 19
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