Bill Stone

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Bill Stone
Bill Stone.jpg
Mississippi State Senate, District 2
In office
2008 - present
Term ends
January 3, 2016
Years in position 7
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
Date of birthDecember 29, 1965
Place of birthMemphis, Tennessee
ProfessionReal Estate Broker/Appraiser
Office website
Campaign website
Bill Stone (b. December 29, 1965) is a Democratic member of the Mississippi State Senate, representing District 2. He was first elected to the chamber in 2007.


Stone attended both Northeast Community College and the University of Mississippi. His professional experience includes working as a real estate broker and appraiser.

Committee assignments


In the 2012-2013 legislative session, Stone served on the following committees:

Mississippi Committee Assignments, 2012
Municipalities, Vice Chair
Business and Financial Institutions
County Affairs
Executive Contingent Fund
Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks


In the 2010-2011 legislative session, Stone served on these committees:

Mississippi Committee Assignments, 2010
Business and Financial Institutions
Executive Contingent Fund
Public Property
Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks

Election history


See also: Mississippi State Senate elections, 2011

Stone won re-election to the Mississippi Senate District 2. He defeated Henry Boyd, Jr. in the Democratic primary on August 2 and Michael Cobb (R) in the general election took place on November 8, 2011.[1]

Mississippi State Senate, District 2 General Election, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democrat Green check mark transparent.pngBill Stone Incumbent 70.9% 11,655
     Republican Michael Cobb 29.1% 4,782
Total Votes 16,437
Mississippi State Senate, District 2 Democratic Primary, 2011
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngBill Stone Incumbent 70.7% 8,835
Henry Boyd, Jr 29.3% 3,653
Total Votes 12,488


See also: Mississippi State Senate elections, 2007

On November 6, 2007, Bill Stone ran for District 2 of the Mississippi State Senate, beating Ralph Doxey. [2]

Bill Stone raised $100,398 for his campaign.[3]

Mississippi State Senate, District 2
Candidates Votes Percent
Bill Stone (D) 7,973 61%
Ralph Doxey (R) 5,096 39%

Campaign donors


In 2011, Stone received $31,882 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[4]

Mississippi State Senate 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Bill Stone's campaign in 2011
Mississippi Hospital Association$5,000
Mississippi Association For Justice$3,081
Abby Manufacturing Co$1,000
Ashland Drugs$1,000
Stone, Hope$1,000
Total Raised in 2011 $31,882
Total Votes received in 2011 11,655
Cost of each vote received $2.74


In 2009 Bill Stone collected $3,825 in donations. [5]

His four largest contributors in 2009 were:

Donor Amount
Check Into Cash $1,000
AT&T $1,000
Mississippi Malt Beverage Association $500
Advance America Cash Advance $500


Stone and his wife, Debbie, have three children.

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