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Angela Cockerham
Angela Cockerham.jpg
Mississippi House of Representatives, District 96
Incumbent
In office
2005 - present
Term ends
January 3, 2016
Years in position 9
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$10,000/year
Per diem$109/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 8, 2011
First electedNovember 2005
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sJackson State University
J.D.Loyola University, New Orleans
Personal
BirthdayAugust 20, 1976
ProfessionAttorney
ReligionBaptist
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Angela Cockerham (b. August 20, 1976) is a Democratic member of the Mississippi House of Representatives, representing District 96. She was first elected to the chamber in a special election on November 22, 2005.

Biography

Cockerham earned her B.A. from Jackson State University and J.D. from Loyola University - New Orleans. Her professional experience includes working as an attorney.[1]

Committee assignments

2012-2013

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

Mississippi Committee Assignments, 2012
Compilation, Revision and Publication
Energy, Chair
Ethics
Judiciary A
Judiciary En Banc
Management
Public Property
Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks

2010-2011

During the 2010-2011 legislative session, Cockerham served on the following committees:

Elections

2011

See also: Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2011

On November 8, 2011, Cockerham won re-election to District 96 of the Mississippi House of Representatives. She ran unopposed in the August 2 primary and was unchallenged in the November 8 general election.[2]

2007

See also: Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2007

On November 6, 2007, Cockerham was re-elected in District 96, running unopposed.[3] She defeated Larry Lee in the primary election.

Mississippi House of Representatives, District 96 (2007)
Candidates Votes Percent
Angela Cockerham (D) 5,817 100.00%

Campaign donors

2011

In 2011, Cockerham received $19,500 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[4]

Mississippi House of Representatives 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Angela Cockerham's campaign in 2011
Mississippi Bail Agents Association$800
Southwest Distributors$800
L & H Distributors$800
Advantage Capital Corp$800
South Mississippi Title Co$800
Total Raised in 2011 $19,500
Total Votes received in 2011 7,168
Cost of each vote received $2.72

2007

In 2007, Cockerham collected $41,733 in donations.[5]

Listed below are the five largest contributors to her campaign.

Donor Amount
Mississippi House Democratic Leadership $21,031
Lampton, Lucius (Luke) $2,000
Cockerham, Angela Y $2,000
Mississippi Bankers Association $1,000
Stogner, Jerry $1,000

Personal

Cockerham has been a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha, Louisiana Bar Association, and the Mississippi Bar Association.[1]

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Mississippi House of Representatives District 96
2005–present
Succeeded by
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