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}}{{tnr}}'''Betsy Hamilton''' is a 2011 [[Republican]] candidate for [[Mississippi State Senate elections, 2011#District 3|District 3]] of the [[Mississippi State Senate]].  
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}}{{tnr}}'''Betsy Hamilton''' was a 2011 [[Republican]] candidate for [[Mississippi State Senate elections, 2011#District 3|District 3]] of the [[Mississippi State Senate]].  
  
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Hamilton is an English teacher in Mississippi's public schools. She is the chairman of GM&O Rails-to-Trails Recreational District, and is a member of the Commission on the Future of Northeast Mississippi.
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Hamilton holds a BA from the University of Mississippi.<ref>[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=130321 ''Project Vote Smart.org,'' "Betsy Hamilton biography," accessed August 11, 2011]</ref>
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==Elections==
 
==Elections==
 
===2011===
 
===2011===
 
:: ''See also: [[Mississippi State Senate elections, 2011]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Mississippi State Senate elections, 2011]]''
  
Hamilton is running in the 2011 election for [[Mississippi State Senate|Mississippi Senate]] District 3.  She ran unopposed in the primary on August 2, 2011.  Incumbent [[Nickey Browning]] is running unopposed in the Democratic 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 Department of State,'' 2011 Official State Senate Candidate List]</ref>
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Hamilton lost in the 2011 election for [[Mississippi State Senate|Mississippi Senate]] District 3.  She ran unopposed in the primary on August 2, 2011.  Incumbent [[Nickey Browning]] ran unopposed in the Democratic primary. Browning defeated Hamilton 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>
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|votes1 = 12285
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|candidate2 = Betsey Hamilton
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|votes2 = 7893
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Hamilton serves on the boards of several community organizations, including the CREATE Foundation, New Albany Tourism Advisory Board, Union County Development Association, and New Albany Public Schools.  She is the member of the Commission on the Future of Northeast Mississippi.  Hamilton and her husband, Tim, have three children.
  
 
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*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=130321 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
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*[http://www.hs.facebook.com/pages/Betsey-Hamilton-for-MS-Senate/245841212110380#!/pages/Betsey-Hamilton-for-MS-Senate/245841212110380 Hamilton's campaign page on Facebook]
  
 
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Revision as of 06:04, 26 December 2012

Betsey Hamilton
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Candidate for
Mississippi Senate District 3
PartyRepublican
Education
High schoolTupelo High School
Bachelor'sUniversity of Mississippi
Personal
Place of birthTupelo, Mississippi
ProfessionTeacher
ReligionMethodist
Websites
Campaign website
Betsy Hamilton was a 2011 Republican candidate for District 3 of the Mississippi State Senate.

Hamilton is an English teacher in Mississippi's public schools. She is the chairman of GM&O Rails-to-Trails Recreational District, and is a member of the Commission on the Future of Northeast Mississippi.

Hamilton holds a BA from the University of Mississippi.[1]

Elections

2011

See also: Mississippi State Senate elections, 2011

Hamilton lost in the 2011 election for Mississippi Senate District 3. She ran unopposed in the primary on August 2, 2011. Incumbent Nickey Browning ran unopposed in the Democratic primary. Browning defeated Hamilton in the general election on November 8, 2011. [2]

Mississippi State Senate, District 3 General Election, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democrat Green check mark transparent.pngNickey Browning Incumbent 60.9% 12,285
     Republican Betsey Hamilton 39.1% 7,893
Total Votes 20,178

Personal

Hamilton serves on the boards of several community organizations, including the CREATE Foundation, New Albany Tourism Advisory Board, Union County Development Association, and New Albany Public Schools. She is the member of the Commission on the Future of Northeast Mississippi. Hamilton and her husband, Tim, have three children.

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