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|Name = Becky Currie
 
|Name = Becky Currie
 
|Profile picture = Becky Currie.jpg
 
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|Position = Mississippi House of Representatives District 92
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|Position = Mississippi House of Representatives, District 92
 
|Status = Incumbent
 
|Status = Incumbent
|Tenure = 2008 - Present
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|Tenure = 2008 - present
 
|Term ends = January 3, 2016
 
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}}{{tnr}}'''Becky Currie''' (b. May 2, 1957) is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Mississippi House of Representatives]].  She has represented the 92nd District since 2008.
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}}{{tnr}}'''Becky Currie''' (b. May 2, 1957) is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Mississippi House of Representatives]], representing District 92.  She was first elected to the chamber in 2007.
  
Currie attended the University of Southern Mississippi and is a registered nurse.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=69911 ''Project Vote Smart'' - Rep. Currie]</ref>
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==Biography==
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Currie attended the University of Southern Mississippi. Her professional experience includes working as a registered nurse.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=69911 ''Project Vote Smart'' - Rep. Currie]</ref>
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
 
===2012-2013===
 
===2012-2013===
During the 2012-2013 legislative session, Currie has been appointed to the following committees:
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During the 2012-2013 legislative session, Currie served on the following committees:
* [[Apportionment and Elections Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Apportionment and Elections]]
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* [[Appropriations Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Appropriations]]
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Education Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Education]]
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|State = Mississippi
* [[Fees and Salaries of Public Officers Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Fees and Salaries of Public Officers]]
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|year = 2012
* [[Forestry Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Forestry]]
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|Chamber = House of Representatives
* [[PEER Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|PEER]], Vice-Chair
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|Committee1 = Apportionment and Elections
* [[Public Health and Human Services Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Public Health And Human Services]]
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|Committee2 = Appropriations
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|Committee3 = Education
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|Committee4 = Fees and Salaries of Public Officers
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|Committee5 = Forestry
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|Committee6 = PEER
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|Chair6 = Vice Chair
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|Committee7 = Public Health and Human Services
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}}
  
 
===2010-2011===
 
===2010-2011===
During the 2010-2011 legislative session, Currie was appointed to the following committees:
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During the 2010-2011 legislative session, Currie served on the following committees:
* [[Juvenile Justice Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Juvenile Justice]]
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* [[Medicaid Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Medicaid]]
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Public Health and Human Services Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Public Health And Human Services]]
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* [[Universities and Colleges Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Universities and Colleges]]
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|State = Mississippi
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|year = 2010
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|Chamber = House of Representatives
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|Committee1 = Juvenile Justice
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|Committee2 = Medicaid
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|Committee3 = Public Health and Human Services
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|Committee4 = Universities and Colleges
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}}
  
 
==Issues==
 
==Issues==
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{{presendorse|2012|Newt Gingrich}}<ref>[http://www.newt.org/news/newt-2012-announces-mississippi-leaders-with-newt/ ''Newt Gingrich 2012,'' "Newt 2012 Announces “Mississippi Leaders With Newt”," March 12, 2012]</ref>
 
{{presendorse|2012|Newt Gingrich}}<ref>[http://www.newt.org/news/newt-2012-announces-mississippi-leaders-with-newt/ ''Newt Gingrich 2012,'' "Newt 2012 Announces “Mississippi Leaders With Newt”," March 12, 2012]</ref>
  
==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]]''
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|Chamber= Mississippi House of Representatives, District 92 General Election
 
|party1= Republican  
 
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|party2= Democrat
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|winner1 = Becky Currie
 
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:: ''See also: [[Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2007]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2007]]''
  
On November 6, 2007 Currie was elected in District 92, defeating Democratic challenger D.W. Maxwell in the general election.<ref>http://www.sos.state.ms.us/elections/2007/Statewide%20Elections.asp</ref>  She defeated Paul Barnett and Everett Buckles in the primary election with 523 votes to 457 and 49, respectively.<ref>http://www.sos.state.ms.us/elections/2007/PrimaryCert/Republican.asp</ref>
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On November 6, 2007 Currie was elected in District 92, defeating Democratic challenger D.W. Maxwell in the general election.<ref>[http://www.sos.state.ms.us/elections/2007/Statewide%20Elections.asp ''Mississippi Secretary of State'', 2007 election results.]</ref>  She defeated Paul Barnett and Everett Buckles in the primary election with 523 votes to 457 and 49, respectively.<ref>[http://www.sos.state.ms.us/elections/2007/PrimaryCert/Republican.asp ''Mississippi Secretary of State'', 2007 Republican primary certification.]</ref>
  
 
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===2007===
 
===2007===
In 2007, Currie collected $57,610 in donations.<ref> http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=95618</ref>
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In 2007, Currie collected $57,610 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=95618 ''Follow the Money'', 2007 contributions to Becky Currie.]</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==
 
 
Capitol Address:<br>
 
Post Office Box 1018<br>
 
Jackson, MS 39215<br>
 
 
District Address:<br>
 
407 Oliver Drive<br>
 
Brookhaven, MS 39601<br>
 
Phone: 601-833-5953
 
 
Capitol Email:<br>
 
bcurrie@house.ms.gov
 
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
 
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*[http://beckycurrie.com/ Official campaign website]
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* [http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/members/house/currie.xml Office website]
* [http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/members/house/currie.xml Mississippi House Member Page]
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* [http://beckycurrie.com/ Campaign website]
 
* [http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=69911 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
* [http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=69911 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=69911 Biography on Project Vote]
 
* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=69911 Biography on Project Vote]

Revision as of 22:39, 13 November 2013

Becky Currie
Becky Currie.jpg
Mississippi House of Representatives, District 92
Incumbent
In office
2008 - present
Term ends
January 3, 2016
Years in position 6
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$10,000/year
Per diem$109/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 8, 2011
First electedNovember 6, 2007
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Southern Mississippi
Personal
BirthdayMay 2, 1957
ProfessionRegistered Nurse
ReligionEpiscopal
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Becky Currie (b. May 2, 1957) is a Republican member of the Mississippi House of Representatives, representing District 92. She was first elected to the chamber in 2007.

Biography

Currie attended the University of Southern Mississippi. Her professional experience includes working as a registered nurse.[1]

Committee assignments

2012-2013

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

Mississippi Committee Assignments, 2012
Apportionment and Elections
Appropriations
Education
Fees and Salaries of Public Officers
Forestry
PEER, Vice Chair
Public Health and Human Services

2010-2011

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

Issues

Presidential preference

2012

See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Becky Currie endorsed Newt Gingrich in the 2012 presidential election. [2]

Election history

2011

See also: Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2011

On November 8, 2011, Currie won re-election to District 92 of the Mississippi House of Representatives. She ran unopposed in the August 2 primary and defeated Ken Sullivan in the November 8 general election. [3]

Mississippi House of Representatives, District 92 General Election, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBecky Currie Incumbent 70.4% 6,954
     Democratic Ken Sullivan 29.6% 2,927
Total Votes 9,881

2007

See also: Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2007

On November 6, 2007 Currie was elected in District 92, defeating Democratic challenger D.W. Maxwell in the general election.[4] She defeated Paul Barnett and Everett Buckles in the primary election with 523 votes to 457 and 49, respectively.[5]

Mississippi House of Representatives, District 92 (2007)
Candidates Votes Percent
Becky Currie (R) 4,867 67.93%
D.W. Maxwell (D) 2,298 32.07%

Campaign donors

2011

In 2011, Currie received $39,805 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[6]

Mississippi House of Representatives 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Becky Currie's campaign in 2011
Byrd, Corty$5,000
Mississippi Bankers Association$3,000
Mississippi Medical Association$2,500
Mississippi Hospital Association$2,500
Mississippi House Republican Conference$2,000
Total Raised in 2011 $39,805
Total Votes received in 2011 6,954
Cost of each vote received $5.72

2007

In 2007, Currie collected $57,610 in donations.[7]

Listed below are the five largest contributors to her campaign.

Donor Amount
Mississippi Republican Party $5,000
Mississippi Automobile Dealers Association $2,500
Mississippi Hospital Association $2,500
Mississippi Bankers Association $2,000
Mississippi Association of Realtors $2,000

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