Dave Dennis

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Dave Dennis
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Candidate for
Mississippi Governor
Elections and appointments
Last electionAugust 2, 2011 (Mississippi gubernatorial primary)
Term limitsN/A
ProfessionPresident, Specialty Contractors & Associates, Inc.
Campaign website
Dave Dennis was a Republican candidate for Governor of Mississippi in the 2011 elections. He lost in the primary to Phil Bryant.[1]

Dennis is currently the president of Specialty Contractors & Associates, Inc., a commercial and industrial subcontractor.[2]



See also: Mississippi gubernatorial election, 2011

Dennis ran unsuccessfully for Governor of Mississippi in 2011. He was defeated by Phil Bryant in the Republican primary on August 2, 2011.


Republican primary
Gubernatorial Republican Primary election
Party Candidate Vote Percentage
     Republican Party ApprovedaPhil Bryant 59.5%
     Republican Party Dave Dennis 25.7%
     Republican Party Ron Williams 8.8%
     Republican Party Hudson Holliday 4.7%
     Republican Party James Broadwater 1.2%
Total Votes 289,788

Campaign themes

According to his campaign website, Dennis wanted to use the govenror's office to bring about, "lower taxes, smaller government and more jobs through a growing sector with a skilled and educated workforce."[2] He described himself as "pro-life; pro-traditional marriage; and [standing] for all out Constitutional rights."[2]


Dennis and his wife, Jane Dennis, reside in Pass Christian. They have two children.[2]

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See also

State Executive elections

MississippiWest Virginia

GubernatorialLt. Governor
Attorney GeneralSecretary of State
Down ballot offices: (KY, LA, MS)

Mississippi gubernatorial election, 2011
Mississippi lieutenant gubernatorial election, 2011
Gubernatorial elections, 2011
Governor of Mississippi
Lieutenant Governor of Mississippi

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