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Larry Baker

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Larry Baker
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Mississippi House of Representatives District 8
Former member
In office
2000 - 2012
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2007
First electedNovember 2, 1999
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sNew York State University, 1990
Larry Baker (b. January 1, 1940) is a former Republican member of the Mississippi House of Representatives. He represented the 8th District from 2000 to 2012.

Baker is a farmer and rancher. He earned his B.S. from New York State University and previously served in the United States Military.

Baker is a member of Gideon International, Mississippi Cattlemen's Association, Mississippi Soil Conservation, National Reserve Officers Association, Tate County Economic Foundation, Tate County Soil and Water Conservation District Association, and the Tate/Desoto Forestry Association. He is married and has 3 children.[1]

Committee assignments

Baker served on the following committees:



See also: Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2011

Baker did not seek re-election in 2011.


See also: Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2007

On November 6, 2007, Baker was re-elected in District 8. He defeated Daryl Ricks in the primary election by a margin of 1,210-774.[2] He ran unopposed in the general election.[3]

Mississippi House of Representatives, District 8 (2007)
Candidates Votes Percent

Larry Baker (R) 4,641 100.00%

Campaign donors


In 2007, Baker collected $17,000 in donations.[4]

Listed below are the five largest contributors to his campaign.

Donor Amount
Mississippi Bankers Association $2,000
Mississippi Manufacturers Association $1,000
Mississippi Medical Association $1,000
Mississippi Automobile Dealers Association $1,000
Al Williams Bail Bonds Co. $1,000

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Political offices
Preceded by
Mississippi House of Representatives District 8
Succeeded by
Trey Lamar