|Mississippi State Auditor|
|Years in position||5|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 8, 2011|
|First elected||November 6, 2007|
|Next election||November 2015|
|Mississippi State Senate District 42|
|Master's||New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary (1993)|
|Birthday||July 12, 1968|
|Place of birth||Laurel, Mississippi|
Prior to his election as Mississippi State Auditor, Pickering served in the Mississippi State Senate, representing District 42 from 2004 to 2008. He helped organize and served as founding Co-Chairman of the pro-hunting Mississippi Legislative Sportsman’s Caucus.
- MA, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, 1993
- BA, Samford University
- Attended, Jones County Junior College
Mississippi Auditor (2008-present)
In his current position as state auditor, Pickering's main role is to assess state and local governmental and other entities to ensure that public funds are properly used.
Pickering serves on the Domestic Working Group for the Office of the Comptroller General of the United States, as well as the Financial Management and Intergovernmental Affairs and Performance Audit Committees for the National Association of State Auditors, Comptrollers and Treasurers and is a member of the National State Auditors Association.
Mississippi State Senate (2004-2008)
Pickering won re-election as state auditor in 2011. He defeated Reform Party candidate Ashley Norwood in the November 8 general election.
|Mississippi Auditor, 2011|
|Republican||Stacey Pickering Incumbent||75.6%||596,395|
|Mississippi State Auditor, 2007|
|Election Results Via: Mississippi Secretary of State|
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|Stacey Pickering's Campaign Contributions|
|Total Raised by General Election Opponent||$40,682 (Dem)||$800 (Reform)|
|Top 5 contributors||Mississippi Republican Party||$125,000||Pickering for Congress||$20,000|
|Mississippi Association of Realtors||$16,000||Kristie Sims||$7,500|
Leland R Speed
|$5,000 each||Mississippi Realtors Association||$7,000|
|Mississippi Hospital Association||$5,000||Kristie Sims||$6,750|
|$5,000 each||Mississippi Hospital Association||$5,000|
Pickering is married and has four children.
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- State Auditor's office remains silent on John McKay/DMR issue - Mississippi Press (blog)
- State Auditor Releases Statement Regarding State of Mississippi vs. Greg Davis - Yall Politics
- County school board recognizes honorees - Dailyleader
- Sen. Cochran undecided on running in 2014 - The Hill (blog)
- Investigator: Mayor double-billed, pocketed $461K - Mississippi Business Journal (blog)
- Mayoral candidate wants to talk to auditor about boat trips - Mississippi Business Journal (blog)
- Audit finds circuit clerk owes more money - Mississippi Business Journal (blog)
- With shrinking funding, many state agencies going unaudited - CPA Practice Advisor
- 7th term up in the air for Cochran as list of possible replacements grows - SunHerald.com
- Bryant's address change makes Thigpen's influence obvious - Jackson Clarion Ledger
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- Office of the Mississippi State Auditor
- Official 2011 campaign website
- Project Vote Smart biography
- Project Vote Smart legislative profile
- Campaign contributions: 2011, 2009, 2007, 2005, 2003
- Stacey Pickering on Facebook
- Stacey Pickering on Twitter
- ↑ Stacy Pickering, " About," accessed February 6, 2013
- ↑ Stacey Pickering, "About," retrieved May 7, 2011
- ↑ Mitt Romney for President, "Mitt Romney Announces Support of Mississippi Lt. Governor Reeves and Other Leaders," January 20, 2012
- ↑ Project Vote Smart, "Stacey Pickering," retrieved May 7, 2011
- ↑ Mississippi State Board of Elections, "November 2007 General Election Results for Auditor," retrieved April 30, 2011
- ↑ Follow the Money.org
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