Michael Watson (Mississippi)

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Michael Watson
Mississippi State Senate District 51
Incumbent
Assumed office
2008
Current term ends
2012
Political party Republican
Profession Attorney
Website Senate website
Michael Watson (b. December 22, 1977) is a Republican member of the Mississippi State Senate, representing the 51st Senatorial District.

Education

Watson attended the University of Mississippi.

Professional experience

Watson is an Attorney.

Political experience

Watson joined the Mississippi State Senate in 2008. He has served in that position since, representing the 51st district.

Committee assignments

Elections

2007

On November 6, 2007, Michael Watson ran for District 51 of the Mississippi State Senate, beating Ray Vecchio. [1]

Michael Watson raised $122,476 for his campaign.[2]

Mississippi Senate, District 51
Candidates Votes Percent
Michael Watson (R) 10,305 74.7%
Ray Vecchio (D) 3,490 25.3%

Campaign donors

2009

In 2009 Michael Watson collected $45,905 in donations. [3]

His four largest contributors in 2009 were:

Donor Amount
Alfred Dantzler III $5,000
Bayer Corp. $1,500
Tower Loan $1,500
Chevron Corp. $1,500

Contact Information

Capitol Address:
Post Office Box 1018
Jackson, MS 39215
Phone: 601-359-3234 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting              601-359-3234      end_of_the_skype_highlighting

District Address:
5402 Hilltop Street
Pascagoula, MS 39567
Phone: 228-762-2272

Email:
mwatson@senate.ms.gov

External links

Political offices
Preceded by
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Mississippi State Senate District 51
2008–present
Succeeded by
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