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On November 8, 2011, Eatonwon re-election to District 79 of the [[Mississippi House of Representatives]].  He defeated [[Frankie Chisholm]] in the primary on August 2, 2011.<ref>[http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/files/elections/2011/by_county/MS_State_House_0802.html?SITE=AP&SECTION=POLITICS ''Associated Press'', "Mississippi Primary Election Results," accessed August 3, 2011]</ref>  Eaton defeated [[Republican]] [[Ron Swindall]] in the November 8 general election.<ref>[http://www.sos.ms.gov/elections_results_2011.aspx ''Mississippi Secretary of State'', "2011 Primary Election Results" accessed February 13, 2014]</ref><ref>[http://www.sos.ms.gov/page.aspx?s=7&s1=1&s2=92 ''Mississippi Secretary of State,'' "Official 2011 General Election Results," accessed February 13, 2014]</ref>
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On November 8, 2011, Eatonwon re-election to District 79 of the [[Mississippi House of Representatives]].  He defeated [[Frankie Chisholm]] in the primary on August 2, 2011.<ref>[http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/files/elections/2011/by_county/MS_State_House_0802.html?SITE=AP&SECTION=POLITICS ''Associated Press'', "Mississippi Primary Election Results," accessed August 3, 2011]</ref>  Eaton defeated [[Republican]] [[Ron Swindall]] in the November 8 general election.<ref>[http://www.sos.ms.gov/elections_results_2011.aspx ''Mississippi Secretary of State'', "2011 Primary Election Results," accessed February 13, 2014]</ref><ref>[http://www.sos.ms.gov/page.aspx?s=7&s1=1&s2=92 ''Mississippi Secretary of State,'' "Official 2011 General Election Results," accessed February 13, 2014]</ref>
  
 
Eaton was one of six incumbents that the Mississippi TEA Party’s Move the House Committee specifically targeted as needing to be defeated in order to gain conservative control of the House.<ref>[http://www.sunherald.com/2011/09/06/3403139/tea-party-targets-10-mississippi.html ''Sun Herald,'' "TEA Party targets 10 Mississippi House seats," September 6, 2011]</ref>
 
Eaton was one of six incumbents that the Mississippi TEA Party’s Move the House Committee specifically targeted as needing to be defeated in order to gain conservative control of the House.<ref>[http://www.sunherald.com/2011/09/06/3403139/tea-party-targets-10-mississippi.html ''Sun Herald,'' "TEA Party targets 10 Mississippi House seats," September 6, 2011]</ref>

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Blaine Eaton, II
Blaine Eaton, II.jpg
Mississippi House of Representatives, District 79
Incumbent
In office
1996 - present
Term ends
January 3, 2016
Years in position 18
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$10,000/year
Per diem$109/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 8, 2011
First electedNovember 7, 1995
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sMississippi State University
Personal
ProfessionFarmer/Logger
ReligionBaptist
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Blaine Eaton is a Democratic member of the Mississippi House of Representatives, representing District 79. He was first elected to the chamber in 1995.

Biography

Eaton earned his B.S. from Mississippi State University and also attended Jones Junior College. His professional experience includes working as a farmer and logger.[1]

Committee assignments

2012-2013

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

Mississippi Committee Assignments, 2012
Appropriations
Conservation and Water Resources
Forestry
Public Utilities
Transportation

2010-2011

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

Mississippi Committee Assignments, 2010
Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks, Chair
Agriculture
Appropriations
Fees and Salaries of Public Officers
Public Health and Human Services
Public Utilities
Select Cmte on Utility Cost Recovery

Elections

2011

See also: Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2011

On November 8, 2011, Eatonwon re-election to District 79 of the Mississippi House of Representatives. He defeated Frankie Chisholm in the primary on August 2, 2011.[2] Eaton defeated Republican Ron Swindall in the November 8 general election.[3][4]

Eaton was one of six incumbents that the Mississippi TEA Party’s Move the House Committee specifically targeted as needing to be defeated in order to gain conservative control of the House.[5]

Mississippi House of Representatives, District 79 General Election, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBlaine Eaton, II Incumbent 57.6% 4,956
     Republican Ron Swindall 42.4% 3,652
Total Votes 8,608
Mississippi House of Representatives District 79 Democratic Primary, 2011
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngBlaine Eaton, II Incumbent 69.2% 3,909
Frankie Chisholm 30.8% 1,738
Total Votes 5,647

2007

See also: Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2007

On November 6, 2007, Eaton was re-elected in District 79, defeating Republican challenger Bill Allen.[6]

Mississippi House of Representatives, District 79 (2007)
Candidates Votes Percent
Blaine Eaton, II (D) 5,265 63.14%
Bill Allen (R) 3,074 36.86%

Campaign donors

2011

In 2011, Eaton received $68,077 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[7]

Mississippi House of Representatives 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Blaine Eaton, II's campaign in 2011
House Democratic Victory Pac$15,980
Eaton, Blaine$10,000
Mississippi Association For Justice$3,800
Mississippi Hospital Association$2,500
House Democratic Leadership Of Mississippi$2,000
Total Raised in 2011 $68,077
Total Votes received in 2011 5,956
Cost of each vote received $11.43

2007

In 2007, Eaton collected $16,150 in donations.[8]

Listed below are the five largest contributors to his campaign.

Donor Amount
AT&T $2,000
Monsanto $1,500
Electric Power Associates of Mississippi $1,300
Mississippi Hospital Association $1,000
Mississippi Road Builders Association $1,000

Personal

Eaton has been a member of the Farm Bureau, Forestry Association, Masonic Lodge, Mississippi Cattlemen's Association, National Rifle Association, and Taylorsville Lions Club.[1]

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Mississippi House of Representatives District 79
1996–present
Succeeded by
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