Trey Lamar

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Trey Lamar
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Mississippi House of Representatives, District 8
In office
2012 - present
Term ends
January 3, 2016
Years in position 3
Base salary$10,000/year
Per diem$123/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 8, 2011
First electedNovember 8, 2011
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sUniversity of Mississippi
Master'sWashington University in St. Louis
J.D.Mississippi College School of Law
Office website
John Thomas "Trey" Lamar III is a Republican member of the Mississippi House of Representatives, representing District 8. He was first elected to the chamber in 2011.


Lamar earned his bachelor's degree in Business Administration from the University of Mississippi, J.D. from the Mississippi College School of Law, and LL.M. in Taxation from Washington University in St. Louis. His professional experience includes practicing law at the firm of Lamar & Hannaford, P.A. in Senatobia, and working as an adjunct professor at Northwest Mississippi Community College.

Committee assignments


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

Mississippi Committee Assignments, 2012
County Affairs
Judiciary A
Judiciary En Banc
Universities and Colleges
Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks



See also: Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2015

Elections for the office of Mississippi House of Representatives will take place in 2015. A primary election will be held on August 4, 2015, and the general election November 3, 2015. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was February 27, 2015.[1]


See also: Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2011

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

Campaign donors


In 2011, Lamar received $12,315 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[4]

Mississippi House of Representatives 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Trey Lamar's campaign in 2011
Anthony, Joe & Suzanne$1,000
Tindall, Mr & Mrs M J$1,000
Mississippi Hospital Association$750
Mississippi Medical Association$500
Mercier, Dr Doug$500
Total Raised in 2011 $12,315
Total Votes received in 2011 5,898
Cost of each vote received $2.09


Lamar and his wife, Jill, have one son. Lamar has been treasurer of the Tate County Economic Development Foundation and director-at-large of the Mississippi Bar Young Lawyers Division.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Larry Baker (R)
Mississippi House of Representatives District 8
Succeeded by