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James Evans

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Jim Evans
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Mississippi House of Representatives, District 70
In office
1992 - present
Term ends
January 3, 2016
Years in position 22
Base salary$10,000/year
Per diem$109/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 8, 2011
First electedNovember 5, 1991
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
Term limitsN/A
BirthdayOctober 13, 1950
Office website
James "Jim" Evans (b. October 13, 1950) is a Democratic member of the Mississippi House of Representatives, representing District 70. He was first elected to the chamber in 1991.


Evans attended the Reformed Theological Seminary and South Carolina State College. His professional experience includes working as a minister, sports agent/promoter and teacher.[1]

Committee assignments


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

Mississippi Committee Assignments, 2012
Executive Contingent Fund, Chair
Public Health and Human Services
State Library
Ways and Means


During the 2010-2011 legislative session, Evans served on the following committees:



See also: Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2011

On November 8, 2011, Evans won re-election to District 70 of the Mississippi House of Representatives. He was unopposed in the primary on August 2, 2011[2] and in the November 8 general election.[3][4]


See also: Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2007

On November 6, 2007, Evans was re-elected in District 70, running unopposed.[5]

Mississippi House of Representatives, District 70 (2007)
Candidates Votes Percent

James Evans (D) 3,077 100.00%

Campaign donors


In 2011, Evans received $7,200 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[6]


In 2007, Evans collected $5,350 in donations.[7]

Listed below are the five largest contributors to his campaign.

Donor Amount
AT&T $800
Advance America Cash Advance $500
Bud Unreadable $500
Lilly, Eli $500
Mississippi Dental Association $500

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