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}}{{tnr}}'''Angela Hill''' is a 2011 [[Republican]] candidate for [[Mississippi State Senate elections, 2011#District 40|District 40]] of the [[Mississippi State Senate]].  
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}}{{tnr}}'''Angela Hill''' is a [[Republican]] senator-elect for [[Mississippi State Senate elections, 2011#District 40|District 40]] of the [[Mississippi State Senate]].  
  
 
Hill has taught at Pearl River Central Elementary and Roseland Park Baptist Church Academy, and worked for Paul Bounds Inc., a small Picayune-based business. She graduated from Pearl River Community College and holds a BS in science education from the University of Southern Mississippi.
 
Hill has taught at Pearl River Central Elementary and Roseland Park Baptist Church Academy, and worked for Paul Bounds Inc., a small Picayune-based business. She graduated from Pearl River Community College and holds a BS in science education from the University of Southern Mississippi.
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Hill is running for election to the [[Mississippi State Senate|Mississippi Senate]] District 40. She defeated [[Mike Griffith]] in the primary on August 2, 2011, and defeated incumbent [[Sidney Albritton]] in a primary runoff election on August 23, 2011. She faces no Democratic opposition in the general election 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><ref>[http://www.clarionledger.com/article/20110823/NEWS04/110823043/Longwitz-Harkins-apparent-winners-GOP-Senate-races?odyssey=nav|head ''Clarion Ledger'' "Longwitz, Harkins apparent winners in GOP Senate races," August 23, 2011]</ref><ref>[http://www.wdam.com/story/15317804/election-2011-runoff-results ''WDAM'' "Election 2011 Runoff Results," August 23, 2011]</ref><ref>[http://www.sunherald.com/2011/08/23/3370875/legislative-incumbents-toppled.html ''Sun Herald'' "Legislative incumbents toppled," August 23, 2011]</ref>
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Hill won election to [[Mississippi State Senate|Mississippi Senate]] District 40. She defeated [[Mike Griffith]] in the primary on August 2, 2011, and defeated incumbent [[Sidney Albritton]] in a primary runoff election on August 23, 2011. She faced opposition in the general election 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><ref>[http://www.clarionledger.com/article/20110823/NEWS04/110823043/Longwitz-Harkins-apparent-winners-GOP-Senate-races?odyssey=nav|head ''Clarion Ledger'' "Longwitz, Harkins apparent winners in GOP Senate races," August 23, 2011]</ref><ref>[http://www.wdam.com/story/15317804/election-2011-runoff-results ''WDAM'' "Election 2011 Runoff Results," August 23, 2011]</ref><ref>[http://www.sunherald.com/2011/08/23/3370875/legislative-incumbents-toppled.html ''Sun Herald'' "Legislative incumbents toppled," August 23, 2011]</ref>
 
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Angela Hill
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Candidate for
Mississippi Senate District 40
PartyRepublican
Education
Associate'sPearl River Community College
Bachelor'sUniversity of Southern Mississippi
Personal
ProfessionTeacher
Websites
Campaign website
Angela Hill is a Republican senator-elect for District 40 of the Mississippi State Senate.

Hill has taught at Pearl River Central Elementary and Roseland Park Baptist Church Academy, and worked for Paul Bounds Inc., a small Picayune-based business. She graduated from Pearl River Community College and holds a BS in science education from the University of Southern Mississippi.

Issues

Campaign themes

2011

On her website, Hill pledges to be "a strong conservative voice" for:

  • smaller government
  • less regulation
  • lower taxes
  • a balanced budget
  • protection of the unborn
  • protection of gun ownership
  • states rights
  • enforcement of immigration laws
  • constitutional authority in governing

She "believes stewardship of public funds and accountability to taxpayers is required of all legislators," and pledges not to make holding public office a life-long career.[1]

Elections

2011

See also: Mississippi State Senate elections, 2011

Hill won election to Mississippi Senate District 40. She defeated Mike Griffith in the primary on August 2, 2011, and defeated incumbent Sidney Albritton in a primary runoff election on August 23, 2011. She faced opposition in the general election on November 8, 2011. [2][3][4][5]

Mississippi State Senate District 40 Republican Primary Runoff, 2011
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngAngela Hill 52.3% 3,452
Sidney Albritton Incumbent 47.7% 3,154
Total Votes 6,606

Hill's defeat of Albritton has been seen by some as an indication that the tea party is beginning to gain strength in the legislative system.[6]

Personal

Hill and her husband, Richard, have two children and two grandchildren.

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