was a 2014 Independent
candidate seeking election to the U.S. House
to represent the 4th Congressional District
She was defeated in the general election by incumbent Steven Palazzo
(R) on November 4, 2014.
In 2012, Burleson ran as a Republican candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 4th Congressional District of Mississippi. She was defeated by incumbent Steve Palazzo in the March 13 primary.
For the last 15 years, Burleson has served as the CEO and President of the International Sibling Society, a charitable organization that seeks to increase awareness of child abandonment around the world. Upon graduation from the University of Memphis in 1994, Burleson worked as a paralegal and a realtor in the Washington DC area. In 2000, she completed her Master of Arts in Liberal Studies degree at the University of Memphis. For six months in 2004, she also worked for the US Federal Government in Baghdad as a liaison to the Iraqi Ministry of Youth and Sport. From August 2010 through August 2011, she worked as a volunteer for Americorp in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, in a tutoring capacity for 6-8th graders.
- See also: Mississippi's 4th Congressional District elections, 2014
Burleson ran in the 2014 election for the U.S. House to represent Mississippi's 4th District. She was defeated by Palazzo in the general election on November 4, 2014.
|U.S. House, Mississippi District 4 General Election, 2014
||Steven Palazzo Incumbent
|| Matt Moore
|| Joey Robinson
|| Eli Jackson
|| Cindy Burleson
|| Ed Reich
|Source: Politico 100% reporting Vote totals above are unofficial and will be updated once official totals are made available.
- See also: Mississippi's 4th Congressional District elections, 2012
Burleson ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent Mississippi's 4th District. She was defeated by incumbent Steve Palazzo in the March 13 primary.
|U.S. House, Mississippi, District 4 Republican Primary, 2012
Steven Palazzo Incumbent
| Cindy Burleson
| Ron Vincent
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- ↑ Mississippi Secretary of State, "2014 Candidate Qualifying List," accessed March 5, 2014
- ↑ Politico, "House Election Results," accessed November 17, 2014
- ↑ WAPT 16, "Unofficial Mississippi Primary Results," March 13, 2012
- ↑ Cindy Burleson Campaign Website, "About Cindy," accessed March 6, 2012
- ↑ WAPT 16 "Unofficial Mississippi Primary Results," March 13, 2012
- ↑ Mississippi Secretary of State "2012 Primary Results"