Karl Gibbs

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Karl Gibbs
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Mississippi House of Representatives, District 36
In office
April 4, 2013 - present
Term ends
January 12, 2016
Years in position 2
Base salary$10,000/year
Per diem$123/day
Elections and appointments
First electedApril 2, 2013
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
Term limitsN/A
Office website
Karl Gibbs is a Democratic member of the Mississippi House of Representatives, representing District 36. He was first elected to the chamber in a special election on April 2, 2013.[1]

Committee assignments

2015 legislative session

At the beginning of the 2015 legislative session, Gibbs served on the following committees:

Mississippi Committee Assignments, 2015
Apportionment and Elections
Military Affairs
Youth and Family Affairs



See also: Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2015

Elections for the office of Mississippi House of Representatives will take place in 2015. A primary election will be held on August 4, 2015, and the general election November 3, 2015. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was February 27, 2015.[2]


See also: Mississippi state legislative special elections, 2013

Gibbs won election in the special election for Mississippi House of Representatives District 36. The seat was vacant following David Gibbs's death on January 13. Gibbs won against Jeannie Johnson Staten, Eddie Longstreet, Bobbie C. Davis, Roderick Van Daniel and Jimmy Davidson in the special election, which took place on March 12, 2013. As no candidate won more than fifty percent of the vote, the top two vote-getters - Gibbs and Eddie Longstreet - met in a runoff election on April 2, which Gibbs won.[3][4][5]

Mississippi House of Representatives, District 36, Special Election Runoff, 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Independent Green check mark transparent.pngKarl Gibbs 54.5% 1,427
     Independent Eddie Longstreet 45.5% 1,192
Total Votes 2,619

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