Betsey Hamilton

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Betsey Hamilton
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Candidate for
Mississippi Senate District 3
High schoolTupelo High School
Bachelor'sUniversity of Mississippi
Place of birthTupelo, Mississippi
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Betsy Hamilton was a 2011 Republican candidate for District 3 of the Mississippi State Senate.

Hamilton is an English teacher in Mississippi's public schools. She is the chairman of GM&O Rails-to-Trails Recreational District, and is a member of the Commission on the Future of Northeast Mississippi.

Hamilton holds a B.A. from the University of Mississippi.[1]



See also: Mississippi State Senate elections, 2011

Hamilton lost in the 2011 election for Mississippi Senate District 3. She ran unopposed in the primary on August 2, 2011. Incumbent Nickey Browning ran unopposed in the Democratic primary. Browning defeated Hamilton in the general election on November 8, 2011.[2]

Mississippi State Senate, District 3 General Election, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democrat Green check mark transparent.pngNickey Browning Incumbent 60.9% 12,285
     Republican Betsey Hamilton 39.1% 7,893
Total Votes 20,178


Hamilton serves on the boards of several community organizations, including the CREATE Foundation, New Albany Tourism Advisory Board, Union County Development Association, and New Albany Public Schools. She is the member of the Commission on the Future of Northeast Mississippi. Hamilton and her husband, Tim, have three children.

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