Angela Hill

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Angela Hill
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Candidate for
Mississippi Senate District 40
PartyRepublican
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Southern Mississippi
Associate'sPearl River Community College
Personal
ProfessionTeacher
Websites
Campaign website
Angela Hill is a 2011 Republican candidate 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.

Elections

2011

See also: Mississippi State Senate elections, 2011

Hill is running for re-election to the 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. [1][2][3][4]

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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.[5]

Issues

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.[6]

Personal

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

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