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|Name = Bill Pigott
 
|Name = Bill Pigott
 
|Profile picture = Bill Pigott.jpg
 
|Profile picture = Bill Pigott.jpg
|Position = Mississippi House of Representatives District 99
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|Position = Mississippi House of Representatives, District 99
 
|Status = Incumbent
 
|Status = Incumbent
|Tenure = 2008 - Present
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|Tenure = 2008 - present
|Term ends = January 3, 2012
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|Term ends = January 3, 2016
 
|Assumed office = 2008
 
|Assumed office = 2008
 
|Political party = Republican
 
|Political party = Republican
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|Base salary = $10,000 per year
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|Base salary = $10,000/year
 
|Per diem = $109/day
 
|Per diem = $109/day
 
|Pension =
 
|Pension =
|Last election =  
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|Last election = [[Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2011|November 8, 2011]]
 
|Appointed =
 
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|First elected = [[Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2007|November 6, 2007]]
 
|First elected = [[Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2007|November 6, 2007]]
 
|Term limits =  
 
|Term limits =  
|Next election = [[Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2011|November 8, 2011]]
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|Next election = [[Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2015|November 3, 2015]]
 
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}}{{tnr}}'''Bill Pigott''' (b. October 13, 1946) is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Mississippi House of Representatives]].  He has represented the 99th District since 2008.
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}}{{tnr}}'''Bill Pigott''' (b. October 13, 1946) is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Mississippi House of Representatives]], representing District 99.  He was first elected to the chamber in 2007.
  
Pigott is a farmer.  He earned his BS from Mississippi State University and attended Pearl River Community College.
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==Biography==
 
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Pigott earned his B.S. from Mississippi State University and attended Pearl River Community College. His professional experience includes working as a farmer.<ref name=vs>[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=40147 ''Project Vote Smart'' - Rep. Pigott]</ref>
He is a member of Americans with Disabilities (ADA) of Mississippi, Farm Bureau, Mississippi Cattleman's Association, and the Mississippi Bee's Council.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=40147 ''Project Vote Smart'' - Rep. Pigott]</ref>
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==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
Pigott currently serves on the following committees:
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===2012-2013===
* [[Forestry Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Forestry]] (Vice-Chair)
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During the 2012-2013 legislative session, Pigott served on the following committees:
* [[Agriculture Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Agriculture]]
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* [[Conservation and Water Resources Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Conservation and Water Resources]]
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Juvenile Justice Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Juvenile Justice]]
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|State = Mississippi
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|year = 2012
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|Chamber = House of Representatives
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|Committee1 = Agriculture
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|Chair1 = Vice Chair
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|Committee2 = Conservation and Water Resources
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|Committee3 = Corrections
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|Committee4 = Forestry
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|Committee5 = Interstate Cooperation
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|Committee6 = Youth and Family Affairs
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}}
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===2010-2011===
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During the 2010-2011 legislative session, Pigott served on the following committees:
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{{Committee Assignments
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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 = Forestry
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|Chair1 = Vice Chair
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|Committee2 = Agriculture
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|Committee3 = Conservation and Water Resources
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|Committee4 = Juvenile Justice
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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]]''
  
Pigott is running in the 2011 election for [[Mississippi House of Representatives]] District 99.  He ran unopposed in the primary on August 2, 2011.  No Democratic candidates filed to run for election.  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, Pigott won re-election to District 99 of the [[Mississippi House of Representatives]].  He ran unopposed in the August 2 primary and was unchallenged 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>
  
 
===2007===
 
===2007===
 
:: ''See also: [[Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2007]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2007]]''
  
On November 6, 2007 Pigott was re-elected in District 99, defeating Democratic challenger Winston Fortenberry in the general election.<ref>http://www.sos.state.ms.us/elections/2007/Statewide%20Elections.asp</ref>  He defeated William (Randy) Stogner in the primary election by a margin of 841 to 431.<ref>http://www.sos.state.ms.us/elections/2007/PrimaryCert/Republican.asp</ref>
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On November 6, 2007 Pigott was re-elected in District 99, defeating Democratic challenger Winston Fortenberry in the general election.<ref>[http://www.sos.state.ms.us/elections/2007/Statewide%20Elections.asp ''Mississippi Secretary of State'', 2007 election results.]</ref>  He defeated William (Randy) Stogner in the primary election by a margin of 841 to 431.<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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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
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===2011===
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In 2011, Pigott received $13,100 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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{{slp donor box 2011
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|Chamber = Mississippi House of Representatives
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 13100
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|total votes = 8151
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|org1 = Hensley R Lell Contracting
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|org2 = Market Max Llc
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|org3 = Western Resources
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|org4 = Pigott Oil
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|org5 = B&B Salvage Inc
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|orgdonor1 = 2,500
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|orgdonor2 = 1,000
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|orgdonor3 = 1,000
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|orgdonor4 = 1,000
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|orgdonor5 = 500
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|}}
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===2007===
 
===2007===
In 2007, Pigott collected $32,866 in donations.<ref> http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=94776</ref>
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In 2007, Pigott collected $32,866 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=94776 ''Follow the Money'', 2007 contributions to Bill Pigott.]</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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==Biography==
 
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Pigott has been a member of Americans with Disabilities (ADA) of Mississippi, Farm Bureau, Mississippi Cattleman's Association, and the Mississippi Bee's Council.<ref name=vs/>
Capitol Address:<br>
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Post Office Box 1018<br>
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Jackson, MS 39215<br>
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District Address:<br>
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92 Pigott Easterling Rd.<br>
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Tylertown, MS 39667<br>
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Phone: 601-876-510 (Home)<br>
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Email:<br>
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bpigott@house.ms.gov
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==External links==
 
==External links==
 
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* [http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/members/house/pigott.xml Office website]
* [http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/members/house/pigott.xml Mississippi House Member Page]
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* [http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=40147 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
* [http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=40147 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=40147 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=40147 Biography from Project Vote Smart]

Revision as of 03:51, 8 June 2013

Bill Pigott
Bill Pigott.jpg
Mississippi House of Representatives, District 99
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'sMississippi State University
Personal
BirthdayOctober 13, 1946
ProfessionFarmer
ReligionBaptist
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Bill Pigott (b. October 13, 1946) is a Republican member of the Mississippi House of Representatives, representing District 99. He was first elected to the chamber in 2007.

Biography

Pigott earned his B.S. from Mississippi State University and attended Pearl River Community College. His professional experience includes working as a farmer.[1]

Committee assignments

2012-2013

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

Mississippi Committee Assignments, 2012
Agriculture, Vice Chair
Conservation and Water Resources
Corrections
Forestry
Interstate Cooperation
Youth and Family Affairs

2010-2011

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

Election history

2011

See also: Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2011

On November 8, 2011, Pigott won re-election to District 99 of the Mississippi House of Representatives. He ran unopposed in the August 2 primary and was unchallenged in the November 8 general election. [2]

2007

See also: Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2007

On November 6, 2007 Pigott was re-elected in District 99, defeating Democratic challenger Winston Fortenberry in the general election.[3] He defeated William (Randy) Stogner in the primary election by a margin of 841 to 431.[4]

Mississippi House of Representatives, District 99 (2007)
Candidates Votes Percent
Pigott (R) 4,235 51.43%
Winston Fortenberry (D) 3,999 48.57%

Campaign donors

2011

In 2011, Pigott received $13,100 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[5]

Mississippi House of Representatives 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Bill Pigott's campaign in 2011
Hensley R Lell Contracting$2,500
Market Max Llc$1,000
Western Resources$1,000
Pigott Oil$1,000
B&B Salvage Inc$500
Total Raised in 2011 $13,100
Total Votes received in 2011 8,151
Cost of each vote received $1.61

2007

In 2007, Pigott collected $32,866 in donations.[6]

Listed below are the five largest contributors to his campaign.

Donor Amount
Warren & Warren Asphalt Paving $3,000
Mississippi Association of Realtors $2,000
Sanderson Jr., Joe F. $1,000
Mississippi Medical Association $1,000
Mississippi Concrete Industries Association $1,000

Biography

Pigott has been a member of Americans with Disabilities (ADA) of Mississippi, Farm Bureau, Mississippi Cattleman's Association, and the Mississippi Bee's Council.[1]

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