Tamarra Grace Butler

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Tamarra Grace Butler
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Candidate for
Mississippi State Senate District 28
Elections and appointments
Last electionFebruary 5, 2013
Term limitsN/A
Tamarra Grace Butler was a 2013 candidate for District 28 of the Mississippi State Senate. Special election candidates run without party labels.[1]



See also: State legislative special elections, 2013

Butler ran in the special election for District 28 of the Mississippi State Senate. The seat was vacant following Alice Harden's (D) death on December 6, 2012. Butler lost against Cindy Ayers-Elliott, Marshand Crisler, Sollie B. Norwood, Antonio Porter, James "Jimmy" Stewart, Kathy L. Sykes, Tommy L. Wallace, II and Cassanda Welchlin in the special election on February 5, 2013. Candidates had until January 7 to file. Special elections in Mississippi are nonpartisan. As no candidate took over 50 percent of the vote, the top two vote-getters - Crisler and Norwood - proceeded to a runoff.[2][3][4][5][1]

Mississippi State Senate, District 28, Special Election, 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Independent Green check mark transparent.pngMarshand Crisler 25.6% 775
     Independent Green check mark transparent.pngSollie Norwood 22.3% 675
     Independent Cindy Ayers-Elliott 3.9% 119
     Independent Tamarra Grace Butler 21.6% 652
     Independent Antonio Porter 0.5% 15
     Independent James "Jimmy" Stewart 5.4% 162
     Independent Kathy L. Sykes 4.5% 136
     Independent Tommy L. Wallace, II 6.8% 204
     Independent Cassanda Welchlin 9.4% 284
Total Votes 3,022

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