|Mississippi State Senate District 19|
|2004 - July 11, 2012|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 8, 2011|
|Master's||University of Mississippi|
|Place of birth||Camden, TN|
Flowers is the President of Flowers Properties, Limited Liability Company.
Flowers earned his B.S. from Auburn University. He went on to receive his MBA from the University of Mississippi.
In the 2010-2011 legislative session, Flowers was appointed to these committees:
- Appropriations Committee, Mississippi Senate
- Business and Financial Institutions Committee, Mississippi Senate
- Education Committee, Mississippi Senate
- Elections Committee, Mississippi Senate
- Ethics Committee, Mississippi Senate
- Highways and Transportation Committee, Mississippi Senate
- Housing Committee, Mississippi Senate
- Municipalities Committee, Mississippi Senate
- PEER Committee, Mississippi Senate
- Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks Committee, Mississippi Senate
- See also: Mississippi State Senate elections, 2011
- See also: Mississippi State Senate elections, 2007
Merle Flowers raised $301,338 for his campaign.
|Mississippi Senate, District 19|
|Merle Flowers (R)||7,278||78%|
|Bryant Scott Walker (D)||2,051||22%|
In 2011, Flowers received $113,616 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.
|Mississippi State Senate 2011 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Merle Flowers's campaign in 2011|
|Mississippi Republican Party||$5,000|
|Mississippi Consumer Finance Association||$2,000|
|Mississippi Dental Association||$2,000|
|Total Raised in 2011||$113,616|
|Total Votes received in 2011||14,931|
|Cost of each vote received||$7.61|
In 2009 Merle Flowers collected $56,375 in donations.
Her three largest contributors in 2009 were:
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Flowers and his wife, Stacey, have three children.
- Merle Flowers' personal website
- Mississippi Senate Page
- Legislative profile on Project Vote Smart
- Biography on Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2009, 2007, 2005, 2003
- The Commercial Appeal, "DeSoto County legislator Merle Flowers resigning," May 24, 2012
- Mitt Romney for President, "Mitt Romney Announces Support of Mississippi Lt. Governor Reeves and Other Leaders," January 20, 2012 (Archived)
- Mississippi Department of State, 2011 Official State Senate Candidate List
- Mississippi State Senate official election results for 2007
- Follow the Money's report on Flowers' 2007 campaign contributions
- Follow the Money, "2011 Campaign Contributions," accessed May 15, 2014
- 2009 contributors to Merle Flowers
|Mississippi State Senate District 19
2004–July 11, 2012
| Succeeded by|
David Parker (R)