Antonio Porter

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Antonio Porter
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Candidate for
Mississippi State Senate District 28
Elections and appointments
Last electionFebruary 5, 2013
Term limitsN/A
Antonio Porter was a 2013 candidate for District 28 of the Mississippi State Senate. Special election candidates run without party labels.[1]



See also: State legislative special elections, 2013

Porter ran in the special election for District 28 of the Mississippi State Senate. The seat was vacant following Alice Harden's (D) death on December 6, 2012. Porter lost against Cindy Ayers-Elliott, Tamarra Grace Butler, Marshand Crisler, Sollie B. Norwood, James "Jimmy" Stewart, Kathy L. Sykes, Tommy L. Wallace, II and Cassanda Welchlin in the special election on February 5, 2013. Candidates had until January 7 to file. Special elections in Mississippi are non-partisan. As no candidate took over 50 percent of the vote, the top two vote-getters - Crisler and Norwood - proceeded to a runoff.[2][3][1][4][5]

Mississippi State Senate, District 28, Special Election, 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Independent Green check mark transparent.pngMarshand Crisler 25.6% 775
     Independent Green check mark transparent.pngSollie Norwood 22.3% 675
     Independent Cindy Ayers-Elliott 3.9% 119
     Independent Tamarra Grace Butler 21.6% 652
     Independent Antonio Porter 0.5% 15
     Independent James "Jimmy" Stewart 5.4% 162
     Independent Kathy L. Sykes 4.5% 136
     Independent Tommy L. Wallace, II 6.8% 204
     Independent Cassanda Welchlin 9.4% 284
Total Votes 3,022


See also: Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2011

Porter ran in the 2011 election for Mississippi House of Representatives District 70. He did not appear on the August 2, 2011 primary ballot. No Republican candidates filed to run for election. The general election took place on November 8, 2011.[6]

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