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David Gibbs
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Mississippi House of Representatives District 36
Former officeholder
In office
1993 - January 13, 2013 (Death)
Base salary$10,000 per year
Per diem$109/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 8, 2011
First elected1993
Term limitsN/A
BirthdayMay 28, 1936
ProfessionLoan broker
Office website
David Gibbs (b. May 28, 1936) is a former Democratic member of the Mississippi House of Representatives. He represented the 36th District from 1993 until his death on January 13, 2013.[1]

Gibbs was a loan broker and consultant. He had worked as a business development officer and a food inspector.

Gibbs attended Faulkner University, Kentucky State University, and Mississippi State University.

He was a member of the American Legion, American Red Cross, Clay County Business and Professional Association, Heroine of Jerico, Kiwanis Club, Masons, and the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.[2]

Committee assignments


During the 2012-2013 legislative session, Gibbs served on the following committees:


During the 2010-2011 legislative session, Gibbs was appointed to the following committees:



See also: Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2011

On November 8, 2011, Gibbs won re-election to District 36 of the Mississippi House of Representatives. He defeated Jimmy Davidson in the primary on August 2, 2011.[3] Gibbs was unchallenged in the November 8 general election.[4][5]

Mississippi House of Representatives District 36 Democratic Primary, 2011
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngDavid Gibbs Incumbent 65.5% 4,501
Jimmy Davidson 34.5% 2,372
Total Votes 6,873


See also: Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2007

On November 6, 2007, Gibbs was re-elected in District 36. He ran unopposed.[6]

Mississippi House of Representatives, District 36 (2007)
Candidates Votes Percent

David Gibbs (D) 6,093 100.0%

Campaign donors


In 2011, Gibbs received $9,000 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[7]


In 2007, Gibbs collected $12,857 in donations.[8]

Listed below are the five largest contributors to his campaign.

Donor Amount
Mississippi House Democratic Leadership $1,000
Victory PAC $1,000
Mississippi Malt Beverage Association $600
AT&T $600
Mississippi Independent Pharmacies Association $500

Contact Information

Capitol Address
Post Office Box 1018
Jackson, MS 39215-1018

District Address
5587 George Walker Road
West Point, MS 39773
Phone: 662-494-6559               662-494-6559       (Home)

Capitol Email:

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Political offices
Preceded by
Mississippi House of Representatives District 36
Succeeded by
Karl Gibbs (D)