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name                = Bennett Malone |
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|Name = Bennett Malone
political position  = Mississippi House Of Representatives District 45 |
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|Profile picture = Bennett Malone.jpg
incumbency          = Incumbent |
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|Position = Mississippi House of Representatives, District 45
assumed office     = 1980 |
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|Status = Incumbent
term ends          = 2012 |
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|Tenure = 1980 - present
political party    = [[Democratic]] |
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|Term ends = January 3, 2016
  profession          = Cattle Rancher, Businessman |
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|Assumed office = 1980
website             = [http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/members/house/malone.xml House site] |
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|Political party = Democratic | Party dot = {{bluedot|size=10px}}
}}{{tnr}}'''Bennett Malone''' (b. January 6, 1944) is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Mississippi House of Representatives]].  He has represented the 45th District since 1980.
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}}{{tnr}}'''Bennett Malone''' (b. January 6, 1944) is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Mississippi House of Representatives]], representing District 45.  He was first elected to the chamber in 1979.
  
Malone is a businessman and cattle rancher.  He attended East Central Junior College.
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==Biography==
 
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Malone attended East Central Junior College. His professional experience includes working as a businessman and cattle rancher.<ref name=vs>[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=3688 ''Project Vote Smart'' - Rep. Malone]</ref>
He is a member of the Cattlemen's Association and Masons.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=3688 ''Project Vote Smart'' - Rep. Malone]</ref>
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==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
Malone currently serves on the following committees:
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===2012-2013===
* [[Corrections Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Corrections]] (Chair)
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During the 2012-2013 legislative session, Malone served on the following committees:
* [[Appropriations Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Appropriations]]
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* [[Forestry Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Forestry]]
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Gaming Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Gaming]]
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|State = Mississippi  
* [[Transportation Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Transportation]]
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|year = 2012
* [[Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks]]
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|Chamber = House of Representatives
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|Committee1 = Forestry
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|Committee2 = Transportation
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|Committee3 = Ways and Means
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|Committee4 = Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks
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}}
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===2010-2011===
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During the 2010-2011 legislative session, Malone served on the following committees:
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{{Committee Assignments
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|Collapse = Yes
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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 = Corrections
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|Chair1 = Chair
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|Committee2 = Appropriations
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|Committee3 = Forestry
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|Committee4 = Gaming
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|Committee5 = Transportation
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|Committee6 = 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]]''
  
Malone is running in the 2011 election for [[Mississippi House of Representatives]] District 45. He ran unopposed in the primary on August 2, 2011. [[Jay Mathis]] won the August 2 Republican primary.  The general election takes place on November 8, 2011. <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, Malone won re-election to District 45 of the [[Mississippi House of Representatives]]. He ran unopposed in the August 2 primary and defeated [[Jay Mathis]] 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>
  
District 45 has been targeted by the GOP as a possible pickup in its attempt to flip the [[Mississippi House of Representatives|state House]] to [[Republican]] control for the first time since Reconstruction. The Mississippi GOP's push hopes to mirror successful efforts in other southern states, including [[North Carolina]] and [[Louisiana]], to break the last vestiges of the old [[Democratic]] "solid south."<ref>[http://www.realclearpolitics.com/news/ap/politics/2011/Aug/10/tea_party_targets_some_dem_seats_in_miss__house.html ''RealClearPolitics'', "Tea party targets some Dem seats in Miss. House," August 10, 2011.]</ref>
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District 45 was targeted by the GOP as a possible pickup in its attempt to flip the [[Mississippi House of Representatives|state House]] to [[Republican]] control for the first time.  He was first elected to the chamber in Reconstruction. The Mississippi GOP's push hoped to mirror successful efforts in other southern states, including [[North Carolina]] and [[Louisiana]], to break the last vestiges of the old [[Democratic]] "solid south."<ref>[http://www.realclearpolitics.com/news/ap/politics/2011/Aug/10/tea_party_targets_some_dem_seats_in_miss__house.html ''RealClearPolitics'', "Tea party targets some Dem seats in Miss. House," August 10, 2011.]</ref>
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{{Election box 2011
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|Chamber= Mississippi House of Representatives, District 45 General Election
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|party1= Democrat
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|party2= Republican
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|winner1 = Bennett Malone
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|Inc1 = Y
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|votes1 = 3157
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|candidate2 = Jay Mathis
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|votes2 = 3078
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}}
  
 
===2007===
 
===2007===
 
:: ''See also: [[Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2007]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2007]]''
  
On November 6, 2007 Malone was re-elected in District 45, defeating Republican challenger Jay Mathis.<ref>http://www.sos.state.ms.us/elections/2007/Statewide%20Elections.asp</ref>
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On November 6, 2007 Malone was re-elected in District 45, defeating Republican challenger Jay Mathis.<ref>[http://www.sos.state.ms.us/elections/2007/Statewide%20Elections.asp ''Mississippi Secretary of State'', 2007 election results.]</ref>
  
 
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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
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===2011===
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In 2011, Malone received $32,070 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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|Chamber = Mississippi House of Representatives
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 32070
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|total votes = 3157
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|org1 = JM-PAC
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|org2 = JM-PAC
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|org3 = Geo Group
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|org4 = Mississippi Hospital Association
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|org5 = Ameristar Casinos
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|orgdonor1 = 8,170
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|orgdonor2 = 5,400
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|orgdonor3 = 4,000
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|orgdonor4 = 2,500
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|orgdonor5 = 1,000
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|}}
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===2007===
 
===2007===
In 2007, Malone collected $29,350 in donations.<ref> http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=94708</ref>
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In 2007, Malone collected $29,350 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=94708 ''Follow the Money'', 2007 contributions to Bennett Malone.]</ref>
  
 
Listed below are the five largest contributors to his campaign.
 
Listed below are the five largest contributors to his campaign.
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==Contact Information==
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==Personal==
 
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Malone is a member of the Cattlemen's Association and the Masons.<ref name=vs/>
Capitol Address:<br>
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Post Office Box 1018<br>
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Jackson, MS 39215-1018<br>
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District Address:<br>
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Post Office Box 528<br>
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Carthage, MS 39051<br>
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Phone: 601-298-9576                601-298-9576       (Home)<br>
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==External links==
 
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* [http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/members/house/malone.xml Office website]
* [http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/members/house/malone.xml Mississippi House Member Page]
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* [http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=3688 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
* [http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=3688 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=3688 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=3688 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
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[[Category:2011 primary (winner)]]
 
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Revision as of 00:51, 8 June 2013

Bennett Malone
Bennett Malone.jpg
Mississippi House of Representatives, District 45
Incumbent
In office
1980 - present
Term ends
January 3, 2016
Years in position 34
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$10,000/year
Per diem$109/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 8, 2011
First electedNovember 6, 1979
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
Term limitsN/A
Personal
BirthdayJanuary 6, 1944
ProfessionBusinessman/cattle rancher
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Bennett Malone (b. January 6, 1944) is a Democratic member of the Mississippi House of Representatives, representing District 45. He was first elected to the chamber in 1979.

Biography

Malone attended East Central Junior College. His professional experience includes working as a businessman and cattle rancher.[1]

Committee assignments

2012-2013

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

Mississippi Committee Assignments, 2012
Forestry
Transportation
Ways and Means
Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks

2010-2011

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

Election history

2011

See also: Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2011

On November 8, 2011, Malone won re-election to District 45 of the Mississippi House of Representatives. He ran unopposed in the August 2 primary and defeated Jay Mathis in the November 8 general election. [2]

District 45 was targeted by the GOP as a possible pickup in its attempt to flip the state House to Republican control for the first time. He was first elected to the chamber in Reconstruction. The Mississippi GOP's push hoped to mirror successful efforts in other southern states, including North Carolina and Louisiana, to break the last vestiges of the old Democratic "solid south."[3]

Mississippi House of Representatives, District 45 General Election, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democrat Green check mark transparent.pngBennett Malone Incumbent 50.6% 3,157
     Republican Jay Mathis 49.4% 3,078
Total Votes 6,235

2007

See also: Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2007

On November 6, 2007 Malone was re-elected in District 45, defeating Republican challenger Jay Mathis.[4]

Mississippi House of Representatives, District 45 (2007)
Candidates Votes Percent
Bennett Malone (D) 3,147 56.04%
Jay W. Mathis (R) 2,469 43.96%

Campaign donors

2011

In 2011, Malone received $32,070 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[5]

Mississippi House of Representatives 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Bennett Malone's campaign in 2011
JM-PAC$8,170
JM-PAC$5,400
Geo Group$4,000
Mississippi Hospital Association$2,500
Ameristar Casinos$1,000
Total Raised in 2011 $32,070
Total Votes received in 2011 3,157
Cost of each vote received $10.16

2007

In 2007, Malone collected $29,350 in donations.[6]

Listed below are the five largest contributors to his campaign.

Donor Amount
Cornell Co. $2,000
MARPAC $1,500
Smith, Jeffrey $1,500
Corrections $1,250
Smith, Jeffrey $1,000

Personal

Malone is a member of the Cattlemen's Association and the Masons.[1]

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