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  |Name = Albert Butler
 
  |Name = Albert Butler
 
  |Profile picture = Albert Butler.jpg
 
  |Profile picture = Albert Butler.jpg
  |Position = Mississippi State Senate District 36
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  |Position = Mississippi State Senate, District 36
 
  |Status = Incumbent
 
  |Status = Incumbent
  |Tenure = 2010 - Present
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  |Tenure = 2010 - present
  |Term ends = January 10, 2012
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  |Term ends = January 3, 2016
 
  |Assumed office = 2010  
 
  |Assumed office = 2010  
  |Political party = Democratic
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  |Political party = Democratic | Party dot = {{bluedot|size=10px}}
 
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  |Base salary = $10,000 per year
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  |Base salary = $10,000/year
 
  |Per diem = $109/day
 
  |Per diem = $109/day
 
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  |First elected = March 2010  
 
  |First elected = March 2010  
 
  |Term limits =  
 
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  |Next election =November 2015
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  |Next election =[[Mississippi State Senate elections, 2015|November 3, 2015]]
 
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{{tnr}}'''Albert Butler''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Mississippi State Senate]], representing district 36.  He defeated Jimmy D. Strong in a special election held March 9, 2010.<ref>[http://www.my601.com/news/local/story/Senate-Seat/PUQSI6oJBEW1SiKhhnAQFQ.cspx ''My 601,'' "Albert Butler Wins Vacant State Senate Seat," March 9, 2010]</ref>
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{{tnr}}'''Albert Butler''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Mississippi State Senate]], representing District 36.  He was first elected to the chamber in a special election held on March 9, 2010.<ref>[http://www.my601.com/news/local/story/Senate-Seat/PUQSI6oJBEW1SiKhhnAQFQ.cspx ''My 601,'' "Albert Butler Wins Vacant State Senate Seat," March 9, 2010]</ref>
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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===2012-2013===
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In the 2012-2013 legislative session, Butler served on the following committees:
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{{Committee Assignments
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|State = Mississippi
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|year = 2012
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|Chamber = State Senate
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|Committee1 = Investigate State Offices
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|Chair1 = Chair
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|Committee2 = State Library
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|Chair2 = Vice Chair
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|Committee3 = Appropriations
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|Committee4 = Drug Policy
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|Committee5 = Environment Prot, Cons and Water Res
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|Committee6 = Ethics
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|Committee7 = Forestry
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|Committee8 = Highways and Transportation
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|Committee9 = Labor
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|Committee10 = Public Property
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|Committee11 = Tourism
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}}
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===2010-2011===
 
===2010-2011===
In the 2010-2011 legislative session, Butler has been appointed to these committees:
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In the 2010-2011 legislative session, Butler served on these committees:
* [[Appropriations Committee, Mississippi Senate]]
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* [[Constitution Committee, Mississippi Senate]]
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* [[Drug Policy Committee, Mississippi Senate]]
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* [[Ethics Committee, Mississippi Senate]]
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* [[Forestry Committee, Mississippi Senate]]
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* [[Judiciary, Division B Committee, Mississippi Senate]]
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* [[Labor Committee, Mississippi Senate]]
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* [[Oil, Gas and Other Minerals Committee, Mississippi Senate]]
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==Elections==
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{{Committee Assignments
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|State = Mississippi
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|year = 2010
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|Chamber = State Senate
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|Committee1 = Appropriations
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|Committee2 = Constitution
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|Committee3 = Drug Policy
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|Committee4 = Ethics
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|Committee5 = Forestry
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|Committee6 = Judiciary, Division B
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|Committee7 = Labor
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|Committee8 = Oil, Gas and Other Minerals
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}}
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==Election history==
 
===2011===
 
===2011===
 
:: ''See also: [[Mississippi State Senate elections, 2011]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Mississippi State Senate elections, 2011]]''
  
 
Butler won re-election to the [[Mississippi State Senate|Mississippi Senate]] District 36.  He ran unopposed in the primary on August 2, 2011.  No candidates ran in the Republican primary. He won the general election unopposed on November 8, 2011. <ref>[http://www.sos.ms.gov/links/elections/home/tab1/2011%20Mississippi%20House%20and%20Senate%20Candidates.pdf ''Mississippi Department of State,'' 2011 Official State Senate Candidate List]</ref>
 
Butler won re-election to the [[Mississippi State Senate|Mississippi Senate]] District 36.  He ran unopposed in the primary on August 2, 2011.  No candidates ran in the Republican primary. He won the general election unopposed on November 8, 2011. <ref>[http://www.sos.ms.gov/links/elections/home/tab1/2011%20Mississippi%20House%20and%20Senate%20Candidates.pdf ''Mississippi Department of State,'' 2011 Official State Senate Candidate List]</ref>
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==Campaign donors==
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===2011===
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In 2011, Butler received $21,341 in campaign donations.  The top contributors are listed below.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=MS&y=2011&f=S&so=O#sorttable Follow the Money - 2011 contributions]</ref>
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{{slp donor box 2011
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|Chamber = Mississippi State Senate
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 21341
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|total votes = 15175
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|org1 = Attorneys Barbara & Edward Blackmon
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|org2 = Mac - PAC (Ms Asphalt Contractors PAC)
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|org3 = Tanda Resources
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|org4 = Mississippi Power Co.
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|org5 = Mississippi Association Of Educators
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|orgdonor1 = 1,000
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|orgdonor2 = 1,000
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|orgdonor3 = 700
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|orgdonor4 = 600
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|orgdonor5 = 500
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|}}
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==Recent news==
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This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term '''Albert + Butler + Mississippi + Senate'''
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:''All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.''
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{{RSS|feed=http://news.google.com/news?hl=en&gl=us&q=Albert+Butler+Mississippi+Senate&um=1&ie=UTF-8&output=rss|template=slpfeed|max=10|title=Albert Butler News Feed}}
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
 
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*[http://senatoralbertbutler.com/ Albert Butler's personal website]
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* [http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/members/senate/butler_%2836th%29.xml Office website]
* [http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/members/senate/butler_%2836th%29.xml Mississippi Senator Page]
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* [http://senatoralbertbutler.com/ Butler's website]
 
* [http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=69811 Legislative profile on Project Vote Smart]
 
* [http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=69811 Legislative profile on Project Vote Smart]
 
* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=69811 Biography on Project Vote Smart]
 
* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=69811 Biography on Project Vote Smart]

Revision as of 12:54, 9 June 2013

Albert Butler
Albert Butler.jpg
Mississippi State Senate, District 36
Incumbent
In office
2010 - present
Term ends
January 3, 2016
Years in position 4
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$10,000/year
Per diem$109/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 8, 2011
First electedMarch 2010
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
Term limitsN/A
Personal
ProfessionLegislator
ReligionBaptist
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Albert Butler is a Democratic member of the Mississippi State Senate, representing District 36. He was first elected to the chamber in a special election held on March 9, 2010.[1]

Committee assignments

2012-2013

In the 2012-2013 legislative session, Butler served on the following committees:

Mississippi Committee Assignments, 2012
Investigate State Offices, Chair
State Library, Vice Chair
Appropriations
Drug Policy
Environment Prot, Cons and Water Res
Ethics
Forestry
Highways and Transportation
Labor
Public Property
Tourism

2010-2011

In the 2010-2011 legislative session, Butler served on these committees:

Mississippi Committee Assignments, 2010
Appropriations
Constitution
Drug Policy
Ethics
Forestry
Judiciary, Division B
Labor
Oil, Gas and Other Minerals

Election history

2011

See also: Mississippi State Senate elections, 2011

Butler won re-election to the Mississippi Senate District 36. He ran unopposed in the primary on August 2, 2011. No candidates ran in the Republican primary. He won the general election unopposed on November 8, 2011. [2]

Campaign donors

2011

In 2011, Butler received $21,341 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[3]

Mississippi State Senate 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Albert Butler's campaign in 2011
Attorneys Barbara & Edward Blackmon$1,000
Mac - PAC (Ms Asphalt Contractors PAC)$1,000
Tanda Resources$700
Mississippi Power Co.$600
Mississippi Association Of Educators$500
Total Raised in 2011 $21,341
Total Votes received in 2011 15,175
Cost of each vote received $1.41

Recent news

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All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.

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External links

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Political offices
Preceded by
Vincent Davis
Mississippi State Senate District 36
March 2010–present
Succeeded by
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