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|Name = Angela Cockerham
 
|Name = Angela Cockerham
 
|Profile picture = Angela Cockerham.jpg
 
|Profile picture = Angela Cockerham.jpg
|Position = Mississippi House of Representatives District 96
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|Position = Mississippi House of Representatives, District 96
 
|Status = Incumbent
 
|Status = Incumbent
|Tenure = 2005 - Present
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|Tenure = 2005 - present
|Term ends = January 3, 2012
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|Term ends = January 3, 2016
 
|Assumed office = 2005
 
|Assumed office = 2005
 
|Political party = Democratic | Party dot = {{bluedot|size=10px}}
 
|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
 
|Pension =
 
|Pension =
|Last election = [[Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2007|November 6, 2007]]
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|Last election = [[Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2011|November 8, 2011]]
 
|Appointed =
 
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|First elected = November 2005
 
|First elected = November 2005
 
|Term limits =  
 
|Term limits =  
|Next election = [[Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2011|November 8, 2011]]
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|Next election = [[Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2015|November 3, 2015]]
 
|Prior office =
 
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}}{{tnr}}'''Angela Cockerham''' (b. August 20, 1976) is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Mississippi House of Representatives]].  She has represented the 96th District since winning a special election in November 22, 2005.
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}}{{tnr}}'''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.
  
Cockerham is an attorney.  She earned her JD from Loyola University - New Orleans, and BA from Jackson State University.
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==Biography==
 
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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.<ref name=vs>[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=56520 ''Project Vote Smart'' - Rep. Cockerham]</ref>
She is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha, Louisiana Bar Association, and the Mississippi Bar Association.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=56520 ''Project Vote Smart'' - Rep. Cockerham]</ref>
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==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
 
===2012-2013===
 
===2012-2013===
During the 2012-2013 legislative session, Cockerham has been appointed to the following committees:
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During the 2012-2013 legislative session, Cockerham served on the following committees:
* [[Compilation, Revision and Publication Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Compilation, Revision and Publication]]
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* [[Energy Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Energy]], Chair
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{{Committee Assignments
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|State = Mississippi
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|year = 2012
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|Chamber = House of Representatives
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|Committee1 = Compilation, Revision and Publication
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|Committee2 = Energy
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|Chair2 = Chair
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|Committee3 = Ethics
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|Committee4 = Judiciary A
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|Committee5 = Judiciary En Banc
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|Committee6 = Management
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|Committee7 = Public Property
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|Committee8 = Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks
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}}
  
 
===2010-2011===
 
===2010-2011===
During the 2010-2011 legislative session, Cockerham was appointed to the following committees:
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During the 2010-2011 legislative session, Cockerham served on the following committees:
* [[Judiciary A Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Judiciary A]] (Vice-Chair)
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* [[Compilation, Revision and Publication Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Compilation, Revision and Publication]]
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Conservation and Water Resources Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Conservation and Water Resources]]
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|Collapse=Yes
* [[Judiciary En Banc Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Judiciary En Banc]]
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|State = Mississippi
* [[Public Utilities Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Public Utilities]]
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|year = 2010
* [[Select Cmte on Utility Cost Recovery Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Select Committee on Utility Cost Recovery]]
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|Chamber = House of Representatives
* [[Ways and Means Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Ways and Means]]
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|Committee1 = Judiciary A
* [[Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks]]
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|Chair1 = Vice Chair
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|Committee2 = Compilation, Revision and Publication
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|Committee3 = Conservation and Water Resources
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|Committee4 = Judiciary En Banc
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|Committee5 = Public Utilities
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|Committee6 = Select Cmte on Utility Cost Recovery
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|Committee7 = Ways and Means
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|Committee8 = Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks
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}}
  
==Elections==
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==Election history==
 
===2011===
 
===2011===
 
:: ''See also: [[Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2011]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2011]]''
  
On November 8, 2011, Cockerham ield 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. <ref>[http://www.sos.ms.gov/links/elections/home/tab1/2011%20Mississippi%20House%20and%20Senate%20Candidates.pdf ''Mississippi Secretary of State,'' 2011 Official Primary Candidate List]</ref>
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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.<ref>[http://www.sos.ms.gov/links/elections/home/tab1/2011%20Mississippi%20House%20and%20Senate%20Candidates.pdf ''Mississippi Secretary of State,'' 2011 Official Primary Candidate List]</ref>
  
 
===2007===
 
===2007===
 
:: ''See also: [[Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2007]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2007]]''
  
On November 6, 2007 Cockerham was re-elected in District 96, running unopposed.<ref>http://www.sos.state.ms.us/elections/2007/Statewide%20Elections.asp</ref> She defeated Larry Lee in the primary election.
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On November 6, 2007 Cockerham was re-elected in District 96, running unopposed.<ref>[http://www.sos.state.ms.us/elections/2007/Statewide%20Elections.asp ''Mississippi Secretary of State'', 2007 election results.]</ref> She defeated Larry Lee in the primary election.
  
 
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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
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===2011===
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In 2011, Cockerham received $19,500 in campaign donations.  The top contributors are listed below.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=MS&y=2011&f=H&so=O#sorttable Follow the Money - 2011 contributions]</ref>
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{{slp donor box 2011
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|Chamber = Mississippi House of Representatives
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 19500
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|total votes = 7168
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|org1 = Mississippi Bail Agents Association
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|org2 = Southwest Distributors
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|org3 = L & H Distributors
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|org4 = Advantage Capital Corp
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|org5 = South Mississippi Title Co
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|orgdonor1 = 800
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|orgdonor2 = 800
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|orgdonor3 = 800
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|orgdonor4 = 800
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|orgdonor5 = 800
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|}}
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===2007===
 
===2007===
In 2007, Cockerham collected $41,733 in donations.<ref> http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=94561</ref>
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In 2007, Cockerham collected $41,733 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=94561 ''Follow the Money'', 2007 contributions to Angela Cockerham.]</ref>
  
 
Listed below are the five largest contributors to her campaign.
 
Listed below are the five largest contributors to her campaign.
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==Contact Information==
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==Personal==
 
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Cockerham has been a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha, Louisiana Bar Association, and the Mississippi Bar Association.<ref name=vs/>
Capitol Address:<br>
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Post Office Box 1018<br>
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Jackson, MS 39215<br>
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District Address:<br>
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2518 Pilgrim Rest Road<br>
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Magnolia, MS 39652<br>
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Phone: 601-783-4979                601-783-4979       (Home)<br>
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Phone: 601-783-6600 (Business)<br>
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Email:<br>
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acockerham@house.ms.gov
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==External links==
 
==External links==
 
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* [http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/members/house/cockerham.xml Office website]
* [http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/members/house/cockerham.xml Mississippi House Member Page]
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* [http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=56520 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
* [http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=56520 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=56520 Biography on Project Vote Smart]
 
* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=56520 Biography on Project Vote Smart]

Revision as of 03:41, 8 June 2013

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:

Election history

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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