Dannie Reed

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Dannie Reed
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Mississippi House of Representatives District 35
Former member
In office
2004 - 2012
Elections and appointments
Last electionAugust 2, 2011
First electedNovember 4, 2003
Term limitsN/A
Associate'sEast Central Mississippi Community College
Bachelor'sMississippi State University
Master'sMississippi State University
Ph.D.Mississippi State University (EdD)
Date of birthOctober 19, 1951
ProfessionAgriculture and Community Development
Dannie Reed (b. October 19, 1951) is a former Republican member of the Mississippi House of Representatives. He represented the 35th District from 2004-2012. Reed unsuccessfully sought the Republican nomination for Mississippi Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce in 2011.


Reed works in agriculture and community development. He has earned his Ed.D., M.S. and B.S. from Mississippi State University in addition to an A.A. from East Central Mississippi Community College.

Reed is involved with the Choctaw County Economic Development Foundation, the Choctaw County Farm Bureau and Choctaw County Forestry.[1]

Political career

State House (2004-2012)

Reed was a Republican member of the Mississippi House of Representatives representing the 35th District from 2004-2012.

Committee assignments

Reed served on the following committees:



See also: Mississippi down ballot state executive elections, 2011

Reed did not seeking re-election to the House in 2011, but instead ran for the Republican nomination for Mississippi Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce. He lost to Cindy Hyde-Smith in the August 2 primary.

Commissioner of Agriculture -- Republican primary results
Party Candidate Vote Percentage
     Republican Party Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith Approveda 53%
     Republican Party Rep. Dannie Reed 12%
     Republican Party Max Phillips 35%
Total Votes 268,421


See also: Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2007

On November 6, 2007, Reed was re-elected in District 35. He ran unopposed.[2]

Mississippi House of Representatives, District 35 (2007)
Candidates Votes Percent
Dannie Reed (R) 6,074 100.0%

Campaign donors


In 2007, Reed collected $3,050 in donations.[3]

Listed below are the five largest contributors to his campaign.

Donor Amount
Mississippi Medical Association $1,000
AT&T $600
Georgia-Pacific $500
Mississippi Coalition of Progress $250
Electric Power Associates of Mississippi $200

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Political offices
Preceded by
Mississippi House of Representatives District 35
Succeeded by
Joey Hood