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Thomas Woods

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Thomas Woods
Thomas Woods.jpg
Mississippi House of Representatives District 52
Former officeholder
In office
1988 - July 30, 2012
Base salary$10,000 per year
Per diem$123/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 8, 2011
First electedNovember 3, 1987
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sMississippi Valley State University
Date of birthDecember 6, 1933
ProfessionCotton ginner
Office website
Thomas Woods (b. December 6, 1933) was a Republican member of the Mississippi House of Representatives. He represented the 52nd District from 1988 until his resignation on July 30, 2012.[1] He switched from the Democratic Party to Republican Party on July 3, 1996.

Woods is a cotton ginner and owner of a farm supply store.

He is a member of the Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association, Farm Bureau, Gideons, Marshall County Soil and Water Conservation, Masons, Northwest Junior College Advisory Board, Shriners, Sigma Phi Epsilon, and the Southern Cotton Ginners Association.[2]

Committee assignments


During the 2012-2013 legislative session, Woods served on the following committees:


During the 2010-2011 legislative session, Woods was appointed to the following committees:



See also: Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2011

On November 8, 2011, Woods won re-election to District 52 of the Mississippi House of Representatives. He ran unopposed in the August 2 primary and was unchallenged in the November 8 general election.[3][4]


See also: Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2007

On November 6, 2007, Woods was re-elected in District 52. He ran unopposed.[5]

Mississippi House of Representatives, District 52 (2007)
Candidates Votes Percent
Thomas Woods (R) 3,269 100.0%

Campaign donors


In 2011, Woods received $18,728 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[6]

Mississippi House of Representatives 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Thomas Woods's campaign in 2011
State Farm$1,000
Mississippi Consumer Finance Association$500
Anheuser Bucsh Clay Firm$500
Grand Trunk R R$500
BNSF RR (Golf)$500
Total Raised in 2011 $18,728
Total Votes received in 2011 5,918
Cost of each vote received $3.16


In 2007, Woods collected $24,200 in donations.[7]

Listed below are the five largest contributors to his campaign.

Donor Amount
BNSF Railway $1,050
Mississippi Medical Association $1,000
Isle of Capri Casino $1,000
Federal Express $700
Entergy $600

Contact Information

Capitol Address:
Post Office Box 1018
Jackson, MS 39215-1018

District Address:
Post Office Box 388
Byhalia, MS 38611
Phone: 662-838-6201               662-838-6201       (Home)


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Preceded by
Mississippi House of Representatives District 52
1988–July 30, 2012
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