Cindy Burleson

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Cindy Burleson
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Candidate for
U.S. House, Mississippi, District 4
PartyIndependent
Elections and appointments
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Memphis
Master'sUniversity of Memphis
Personal
ProfessionCEO, The International Sibling Society
Websites
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Cindy Burleson is a 2014 Independent candidate seeking election to the U.S. House to represent the 4th Congressional District of Mississippi.[1]

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.[2]

Biography

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.[3]

Elections

2014

See also: Mississippi's 4th Congressional District elections, 2014

Burleson is running in the 2014 election for the U.S. House to represent Mississippi's 4th District. The general election takes place November 4, 2014.

2012

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.[4][5]

U.S. House, Mississippi, District 4 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngSteven Palazzo Incumbent 73.9% 60,722
Cindy Burleson 7.4% 6,081
Ron Vincent 18.7% 15,378
Total Votes 82,181

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