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|Mississippi House of Representatives, District 89|
|1992 - present|
|January 3, 2016|
|Years in position||23|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 8, 2011|
|First elected||November 5, 1991|
|Next general||November 3, 2015|
|Date of birth||August 28, 1938|
Shows' professional experience includes being co-owner of Shows Brothers Farm Supply.
During the 2012-2013 legislative session, Shows served on the following committees:
|Mississippi Committee Assignments, 2012|
|• County Affairs, Chair|
|• Public Health and Human Services|
|• Public Utilities|
|• Universities and Colleges|
During the 2010-2011 legislative session, Shows served on the following committees:
|Mississippi Committee Assignments, 2010|
|• Ways and Means|
On November 8, 2011, Shows won re-election to District 89 of the Mississippi House of Representatives. He ran unopposed in the August 2 primary and defeated Jerdon Welborn in the November 8 general election.
|Mississippi House of Representatives, District 89 General Election, 2011|
|Republican||Bobby Shows Incumbent||70.5%||5,721|
|Mississippi House of Representatives, District 89 (2007)|
|Bobby Shows (D)||6,534||100.00%|
In 2011, Shows received $30,885 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.
|Mississippi House of Representatives 2011 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Bobby Shows's campaign in 2011|
|Mississippi House Republican Conference||$2,000|
|Mississippi Bankers Association||$2,000|
|Fenton, Jay & Janie||$1,000|
|Mississippi Hospital Association||$1,000|
|Total Raised in 2011||$30,885|
|Total Votes received in 2011||5,721|
|Cost of each vote received||$5.4|
In 2007, Shows collected $32,150 in donations.
Listed below are the five largest contributors to his campaign.
|Mississippi Medical Association||$3,000|
|Mississippi Bankers Association||$2,000|
|Mississippi Association of Realtors||$1,500|
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In 2014, the Legislature was in session from January 7 through April 2.
- Business and Industry Political Education Committee: Legislator "Business and Jobs" Report Card
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Shows is a member of Cattlemen's Association, Farm Bureau, M&M Bank Board, Mississippi Arts Fair for Handicapped Board, and Board Chair of Southeastern Mississippi Livestock Association.
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- Office website
- Profile from Open States
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign contributions: 2009, 2007, 2005, 2003, 1999
- Clarion Ledger, "2 legislators switch party affiliation to Republican," December 29, 2010
- Project Vote Smart - Rep. Shows
- Mississippi Secretary of State, "2011 Primary Election Results," accessed February 13, 2014
- Mississippi Secretary of State, "Official 2011 General Election Results," accessed February 13, 2014
- Mississippi Secretary of State, "2007 Statewide Elections," accessed February 14, 2014
- Mississippi Secretary of State, 2007 Democratic primary results
- Follow the Money, "Mississippi 2011 - Candidates," accessed February 13, 2014
- Follow the Money, 2007 contributions to Bobby Shows
- StateScape, "Session Schedules," accessed July 29, 2014
- Business and Industry Political Education Committee, "Legislator 'Business & Jobs' Report Card - 2014 Legislative Session," accessed August 30, 2014
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