|Sollie B. Norwood|
|Mississippi State Senate, District 28|
|March 4, 2013 - present|
|January 12, 2016|
|Years in position||2|
|Elections and appointments|
|First elected||February 26, 2013|
|Next general||November 3, 2015|
In the 2012-2013 legislative session, Norwood served on the following committees:
|Mississippi Committee Assignments, 2012|
|• Interstate and Federal Cooperation|
Norwood won election in the special election for District 28 of the Mississippi State Senate. The seat was vacant following the death of Alice Harden (D) on December 6, 2012. Norwood faced Cindy Ayers-Elliott, Tamarra Grace Butler, Marshand Crisler, Antonio Porter, James "Jimmy" Stewart, Kathy L. Sykes, Tommy L. Wallace, II and Cassanda Welchlin in the special election on February 5, 2013. Candidates had until January 7 to file. Special elections in Mississippi are nonpartisan. As no candidate took over 50 percent of the vote, the top two vote-getters - Crisler and Norwood - met in a runoff on February 26, which Norwood won.
|Mississippi State Senate, District 28, Special Election Runoff, 2013|
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- SunHerald.com, "Miss. Senate inaugurates Jackson Democrat Norwood," March 4, 2013
- Clarion Ledger, "Sollie Norwood Defeats Marshand Crisler In Special Election For State Senate," February 26, 2013
- Clarion Ledger, "State Sen. Alice Harden dies at 64," December 6, 2012
- Clarion Ledger, "Bryant sets Senate 28 special election," December 18, 2012
- Mississippi Secretary of State, " 2013 candidate qualifying list," accessed January 11, 2013
- Fox 10tv.com, "Runoff scheduled in Senate District 28," February 6, 2013 (dead link)
- sos.ms.gov, "Official special election results," accessed November 15, 2013
- sos.ms.gov, "Official runoff results," accessed November 15, 2013
- StateScape, "Session Schedules," accessed July 29, 2014
- Business and Industry Political Education Committee, "Legislator 'Business & Jobs' Report Card - 2014 Legislative Session," accessed August 30, 2014
Alice Harden (D)
|Mississippi State Senate District 28
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