Mississippi state executive offices

From Ballotpedia
Jump to: navigation, search

StateExecLogo.png

State Executive Offices by State

Alabama • Alaska • Arizona • Arkansas • California • Colorado • Connecticut • Delaware • Florida • Georgia • Hawaii • Idaho • Illinois • Indiana • Iowa • Kansas • Kentucky • Louisiana • Maine • Maryland • Massachusetts • Michigan • Minnesota • Mississippi • Missouri • Montana • Nebraska • Nevada • New Hampshire • New Jersey • New Mexico • New York • North Carolina • North Dakota • Ohio • Oklahoma • Oregon • Pennsylvania • Rhode Island • South Carolina • South Dakota • Tennessee • Texas • Utah • Vermont • Virginia • Washington • West Virginia • Wisconsin • Wyoming

State executive offices
GovernorLt. GovernorSecretary of StateAttorney GeneralTreasurerAuditorSuperintendent of SchoolsInsurance CommissionerControllerAgriculture CommissionerNatural Resources CommissionerLabor CommissionerPublic Services Commissioner

Elections
201520142013201220112010
Ballotpedia covers 12 state executive offices in the state of Mississippi. The executive branch is governed by Article V of the Mississippi Constitution.

State executive organization

Executive officials in Mississippi are part of a three-pronged government structure that includes state legislators and state judges. The following chart details the relationship among different branches of Mississippi's state government:

Click here to view a large scale image of the Mississippi state government organizational chart.





















Offices

The following is a list of state executive offices in Mississippi.

Current officeholders

Note: First appointed or First elected will include a date depending on if the officeholder was appointed or elected.

Name:Party:Current office:Tenure:First AppointedFirst Elected:
Brandon PresleyElectiondot.png Democratic Mississippi Public Service Commission, Northern District2008-PresentNovember 2007
Carey M. WrightNonpartisan Mississippi Superintendent of EducationNovember 1, 2013-presentSeptember 25, 2013
Cindy Hyde-SmithEnds.png Republican Mississippi Commissioner of Agriculture and CommerceJanuary 5, 2012 – presentNovember 8, 2011
Delbert HosemannEnds.png Republican Mississippi Secretary of State2008 - PresentNovember 2007
Gary RikardNonpartisan Mississippi Executive Director of Environmental Quality2014 - Present2014
Jim HoodElectiondot.png Democratic Attorney General of Mississippi2004 - Present2003
Lynn FitchEnds.png Republican Mississippi TreasurerJanuary 5, 2012 – presentNovember 8, 2011
Lynn PoseyEnds.png Republican Mississippi Public Service Commission, Central District2008-Present2007
Mark HenryNonpartisan Mississippi Executive Director of Employment SecurityJanuary 2012 - PresentJanuary 9, 2012
Mike ChaneyEnds.png Republican Mississippi Commissioner of InsuranceJanuary 2008-PresentNovember 2007
Phil BryantEnds.png Republican Governor of MississippiJanuary 10, 2012 - PresentNovember 8, 2011
Stacey PickeringEnds.png Republican Mississippi State AuditorJanuary 2008-PresentNovember 6, 2007
Steve RenfroeGrey.png Nonpartisan Mississippi Public Service Commission, Southern DistrictSeptember 10, 2013-PresentSeptember 3, 2013
Tate ReevesEnds.png Republican Lieutenant Governor of MississippiJanuary 2012 - PresentNovember 8, 2011

Elections

Candidate ballot access
Ballot Access Requirements Final.jpg

Find detailed information on ballot access requirements in all 50 states and Washington D.C.

2015

See also: Mississippi state executive official elections, 2015

Eleven state executive positions are up for election in 2015 in the state of Mississippi. The general election will take place on November 3, 2015.

The following offices are elected in 2015 in Mississippi:

2014

There were no elections in Mississippi in 2014.

2013

There were no elections in Mississippi in 2013.

2012

There were no elections in Mississippi in 2012.

Corruption analysis

The University of Illinois at Chicago and the Illinois Integrity Initiative used federal data to evaluate levels of corruption in all 50 states plus the District of Columbia. The following table ranks each state based on total convictions and convictions per 10,000 residents of public officials in federal corruption cases between 1976 and 2010.[1]

Corruption statistics, 1976-2010
State Total federal corruption convictions Rank Convictions per 10,000 residents Rank
Alabama
657
14
1.37
8
Alaska
130
38
1.83
4
Arizona
329
25
0.51
39
Arkansas
201
29
0.69
31
California
2,345
2
0.63
35
Colorado
189
32
0.38
45
Connecticut
277
27
0.78
30
Delaware
80
47
0.89
20
Florida
1,762
4
0.94
19
Georgia
807
13
0.83
26
Hawaii
114
40
0.84
25
Idaho
78
48
0.50
40
Illinois
1,828
3
1.42
7
Indiana
419
23
0.65
34
Iowa
148
34
0.49
41
Kansas
152
33
0.53
37
Kentucky
577
16
1.33
10
Louisiana
906
10
2.00
2
Maine
105
41
0.79
28
Maryland
499
20
0.86
22
Massachusetts
562
17
0.86
23
Michigan
655
15
0.66
33
Minnesota
190
31
0.36
47
Mississippi
560
18
1.89
3
Missouri
507
19
0.85
24
Montana
139
36
1.37
9
Nebraska
83
45
0.45
44
Nevada
100
42
0.37
46
New Hampshire
46
49
0.35
48
New Jersey
909
9
1.03
18
New Mexico
139
37
0.68
32
New York
2,522
1
1.30
12
North Carolina
461
22
0.48
42
North Dakota
118
39
1.75
6
Ohio
1,405
7
1.22
15
Oklahoma
472
21
1.26
13
Oregon
91
43
0.24
51
Pennsylvania
1,563
5
1.23
14
Rhode Island
83
46
0.79
29
South Carolina
401
24
0.87
21
South Dakota
144
35
1.77
5
Tennessee
843
12
1.33
11
Texas
1,542
6
0.61
36
Utah
86
44
0.31
49
Vermont
30
51
0.48
43
Virginia
896
11
1.12
17
Washington
200
30
0.30
50
Washington, D.C.
1,005
8
16.70
1
West Virginia
208
28
1.12
16
Wisconsin
295
26
0.52
38
Wyoming
45
50
0.80
27

Recent news

This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term Mississippi + state + government

All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.

Mississippi state government News Feed

  • Loading...

External links

See also


Cite error: <ref> tags exist, but no <references/> tag was found