|Mississippi House of Representatives District 43|
|2008 - 2012|
|Elections and appointments|
|First elected||November 8, 2011|
|Bachelor's||Mississippi State University|
|Date of birth||March 11, 1972|
|Profession||Life insurance executive|
Nowell is President of Southern Security Life. He earned his B.A. from Mississippi State University.
Nowell is a member of the Louisville Rotary Club, Mississippi Funeral Directors Association, Winston County Chamber of Commerce, and Winston County Chairman of Ducks Unlimited. He is married and has one child.
Nowell served on the following committees:
Nowell ran in the 2011 election for Mississippi House of Representatives District 43. He ran unopposed in the August 2 primary, but was defeated by Michael Evans in the November 8 general election.
|Mississippi House of Representatives, District 43 General Election, 2011|
|Republican||Russ Nowell Incumbent||49.1%||4,368|
On November 6, 2007, Nowell was re-elected in District 43, defeating Republican challenger James Gregory and Independent challenger Harvey Darden.
|Mississippi House of Representatives, District 43 (2007)|
|Russ Nowell (D)||3,807||46.61%|
|James Gregory (R)||3,741||45.80%|
|Harvey Darden (Independent)||620||7.59%|
In 2007, Nowell collected $27,910 in donations.
Listed below are the five largest contributors to his campaign.
|Nowell, Russ C.||$6,150|
|Temtco Steel Service Center||$1,000|
|Crawley Law Office||$1,000|
|Taylor Machine Works||$1,000|
Post Office Box 1018
Jackson, MS 39215
4226 North Columbus Avenue
Louisville, MS 39339
Phone: 662-773-4702 (Home)
Phone: 662-779-4113 (Work)
- Official campaign website
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign contributions: 2009, 2007
- Clarion Ledger, "2 Mississippi representatives switch to Republican Party," January 20, 2011
- Project Vote Smart - Rep. Nowell
- Mississippi Secretary of State, "2011 Primary Election Results," accessed February 13, 2014
- Mississippi Secretary of State, "Official 2011 General Election Results," accessed February 13, 2014
|Mississippi House of Representatives District 43
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State of Mississippi
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