|Mississippi House of Representatives, District 42|
|1993 - present|
|January 3, 2016|
|Years in position||22|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 8, 2011|
|First elected||November 5, 1991|
|Next general||November 3, 2015|
|Bachelor's||Mississippi Valley State University|
|Master's||Mississippi State University|
|Date of birth||October 24, 1944|
Dickson earned her B.S. from Mississippi Valley State University and M.A. from Mississippi State University. Her professional experience includes working in consultant services and insurance.
2015 legislative session
At the beginning of the 2015 legislative session, Dickson served on the following committees:
|Mississippi Committee Assignments, 2015|
|• Workforce Development|
During the 2012-2013 legislative session, Dickson served on the following committees:
|Mississippi Committee Assignments, 2012|
|• Workforce Development|
During the 2010-2011 legislative session, Dickson served on the following committees:
|Mississippi Committee Assignments, 2010|
|• Select Committee on Poverty, Chair|
|• Apportionment and Elections|
|• Enrolled Bills|
|• Public Property|
Elections for the office of Mississippi House of Representatives will take place in 2015. A primary election will be held on August 4, 2015, and the general election November 3, 2015. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was February 27, 2015.
On November 8, 2011, Dickson won re-election to District 42 of the Mississippi House of Representatives. She defeated David Callahan in the primary on August 2, 2011. Dickson was unchallenged in the November 8 general election.
|Mississippi House of Representatives, District 42 General Election, 2011|
|Democrat||Reecy Dickson Incumbent||62.4%||4,486|
|Mississippi House of Representatives District 42 Democratic Primary, 2011|
|Reecy Dickson Incumbent||66.3%||3,898|
On November 6, 2007, Dickson was re-elected in District 42, defeating Republican challenger Janie Gregg.
|Mississippi House of Representatives, District 42 (2007)|
|Reecy Dickson (D)||4,060||67.72%|
|Janie Gregg (R)||1,935||32.28%|
In 2011, Dickson received $5,000 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.
|Mississippi House of Representatives 2011 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Reecy Dickson's campaign in 2011|
|Enpac - The Power Of People||$500|
|Mississippi Dental Association||$500|
|Mississippi Malt Beverage Association||$300|
|Total Raised in 2011||$5,000|
|Total Votes received in 2011||4,486|
|Cost of each vote received||$1.11|
In 2007, Dickson collected $11,700 in donations.
Listed below are the five largest contributors to her campaign.
|Mississippi House Democratic Leadership||$2,000|
|Mississippi Hospital Association||$1,000|
|Mississippi Dental Association||$1,000|
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In 2014, the Legislature was in session from January 7 through April 2.
- Business and Industry Political Education Committee: Legislator "Business and Jobs" Report Card
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Dickson has been a member of Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, and the Order of the Eastern Star.
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- Mississippi State Legislature
- Mississippi House of Representatives
- House Committees
- Joint Committees
- Mississippi state legislative districts
- Office website
- Profile from Open States
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign contributions: 2009, 2007, 2005, 2003, 1999
- Project Vote Smart - Rep. Dickson
- Mississippi Secretary of State, "2015 Elections Calendar," accessed December 2, 2014
- 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
- Mississippi Secretary of State, "2007 Statewide Elections," accessed February 14, 2014
- Follow the Money, "Mississippi 2011 - Candidates," accessed February 13, 2014
- Follow the Money, 2007 contributions to Reecy Dickson
- StateScape, "Session Schedules," accessed July 29, 2014
- Business and Industry Political Education Committee, "Legislator 'Business & Jobs' Report Card - 2014 Legislative Session," accessed August 30, 2014
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