Vann Branch

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Vann Branch
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Candidate for
Mississippi Senate District 10
Date of birth03/14/1949
Place of birthMemphis, Tn
ProfessionSmall business owner
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Vann Branch was a 2011 Republican candidate for District 10 of the Mississippi State Senate.

Branch is a small business owner, licensed contractor, and real estate investor.[1]



See also: Mississippi State Senate elections, 2011

Branch was defeated in the 2011 election for Mississippi Senate District 10. He ran unopposed in the primary on August 2, 2011. Steve Hale defeated Michael Cathey in the Democratic primary. Hale defeated Branch in the general election on November 8, 2011.[2]

Mississippi State Senate, District 10 General Election, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngSteve Hale 63% 12,846
     Republican Vann Branch 37% 7,530
Total Votes 20,376


According to a May 25, 2011 message paid for by the Mississippi Republican Party, Branch "intends to work for the residents and employers of District 10 to lower taxes, reduce the price of gasoline, and fight welfare fraud."[1]

Branch is quoted saying "I believe in God, the Constitution and the freedom of all Americans. I intend to be what the people of District 10 want for a 'public servant.' I will work for the people of the district and I appreciate the opportunity."[1]


In 2011, Branch was endorsed by the following:[3]

He received an A rating with the National Rifle Association.


Branch and his wife, Eileen, have three children.

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