|Mississippi House of Representatives, District 42|
|1993 - present|
|January 3, 2016|
|Years in position||20|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 8, 2011|
|First elected||November 5, 1991|
|Next election||November 3, 2015|
|Bachelor's||Mississippi Valley State University|
|Master's||Mississippi State University|
|Birthday||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. 
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|
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|
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.
- Office website
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign contributions: 2009, 2007, 2005, 2003, 1999
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Dickson
- ↑ Associated Press, "Mississippi Primary Election Results," accessed August 3, 2011.
- ↑ Mississippi Secretary of State, 2011 Official Primary Candidate List
- ↑ Mississippi Secretary of State, 2007 election results.
- ↑ Follow the Money - 2011 contributions
- ↑ Follow the Money, 2007 contributions to Reecy Dickson.
|Mississippi House of Representatives District 42
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State of Mississippi
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