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name                = Bobby Shows |
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|Name = Bobby Shows
political position  = Mississippi House Of Representatives District 89 |
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incumbency          = Incumbent |
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|Position = Mississippi House of Representatives, District 89
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|Assumed office = 1992
  website             = [http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/members/house/shows.xml House site] |
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}}{{tnr}}'''Bobby Shows''' (b. August 28, 1938) is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Mississippi House of Representatives]].  He has represented the 89th District since 1992, when he was elected as a DemocratShows switched to the Republican side of the aisle in December 2010.<ref>[http://www.clarionledger.com/article/20101229/NEWS/12290334/2-legislators-switch-party-affiliation-to-Republican ''Clarion Ledger'' "2 legislators switch party affiliation to Republican," December 29, 2010]</ref>
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}}{{tnr}}'''Bobby Shows''' (b. August 28, 1938) is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Mississippi House of Representatives]], representing the 89th District.  He was first elected to the chamber in 1991.
  
Shows is co-owner of Shows Brothers Farm Supply.
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Shows was initially elected as a [[Democrat]]. He switched his affiliation to the Republican Party in December 2010.<ref>[http://www.clarionledger.com/article/20101229/NEWS/12290334/2-legislators-switch-party-affiliation-to-Republican ''Clarion Ledger'' "2 legislators switch party affiliation to Republican," December 29, 2010]</ref>
  
He is a member of Cattlemen's Association, Farm Bureau, M&M Bank Board, Mississippi Arts Fair for Handicapped Board, and Board Chair of Southeastern Mississippi Livestock Association.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=3723 ''Project Vote Smart'' - Rep. Shows]</ref>
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==Biography==
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Shows' professional experience includes being co-owner of Shows Brothers Farm Supply.<ref name=vs>[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=3723 ''Project Vote Smart'' - Rep. Shows]</ref>
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
* [[Agriculture Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Agriculture]]
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===2012-2013===
* [[Forestry Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Forestry]]
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During the 2012-2013 legislative session, Shows served on the following committees:
* [[Transportation Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Transportation]]
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* [[Ways and Means Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Ways and Means]]
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==Contact Information==
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{{Committee Assignments
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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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|Committee2 = Appropriations
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|Committee3 = County Affairs
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|Chair3 = Chair
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|Committee4 = Public Health and Human Services
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|Committee5 = Public Utilities
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|Committee6 = Transportation
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|Committee7 = Universities and Colleges
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}}
  
Capitol Address:<br>
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===2010-2011===
Post Office Box 1018<br>
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During the 2010-2011 legislative session, Shows served on the following committees:
Jackson, MS 39215<br>
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District Address:<br>
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{{Committee Assignments
Post Office Box 373<br>
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Ellisville, MS 39437<br>
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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 = Agriculture
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|Committee2 = Forestry
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|Committee3 = Transportation
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|Committee4 = Ways and Means
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}}
  
Email:<br>
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==Election history==
bshows@house.ms.gov
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===2011===
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:: ''See also: [[Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2011]]''
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On November 8, 2011, Shows won re-election to District 89 of the [[Mississippi House of Representatives]].  He ran unopposed in the August 2 primary and defeated [[Jerdon Welborn]] 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>
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{{Election box 2011
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|Chamber= Mississippi House of Representatives, District 89 General Election
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|party1= Republican
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|party2= Democrat
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|winner1 = Bobby Shows
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|Inc1 = Y
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|votes1 = 5721
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|candidate2 = Jerdon Welborn
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|votes2 = 2398
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}}
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===2007===
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:: ''See also: [[Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2007]]''
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On November 6, 2007, Shows was re-elected in District 89, running unopposed.<ref>[http://www.sos.state.ms.us/elections/2007/Statewide%20Elections.asp ''Mississippi Secretary of State'', 2007 election results.]</ref>  He defeated Tucker Buchanan in the primary election.<ref>[http://www.sos.state.ms.us/elections/2007/PrimaryCert/ResultsdemMain.asp ''Mississippi Secretary of State'', 2007 Democratic primary results.]</ref>
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|-
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| colspan="2" | '''Bobby Shows (D)'''
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| align="right" | '''6,534'''
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| align="center" | '''100.00%'''
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==Campaign donors==
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===2011===
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In 2011, Shows received $30,885 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 = Republican
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|total raised = 30885
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|total votes = 5721
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|org1 = Mississippi House Republican Conference
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|org2 = Mississippi Bankers Association
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|org3 = Herrington, Nan
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|org4 = Fenton, Jay & Janie
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|org5 = Mississippi Hospital Association
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|orgdonor1 = 2,000
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|orgdonor2 = 2,000
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|orgdonor3 = 1,000
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|orgdonor4 = 1,000
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|orgdonor5 = 1,000
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===2007===
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In 2007, Shows collected $32,150 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=94814 ''Follow the Money'', 2007 contributions to Bobby Shows.]</ref>
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Listed below are the five largest contributors to his campaign.
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| Howard, Billy
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| align="right" | $3,000
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| [[Mississippi Medical Association]]
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| align="right" | $3,000
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| [[Mississippi Bankers Association]]
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| align="right" | $2,000
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| [[Mississippi Association of Realtors]]
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| align="right" | $1,500
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| AT&T
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| align="right" | $1,500
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==Personal==
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Shows is a member of Cattlemen's Association, Farm Bureau, M&M Bank Board, Mississippi Arts Fair for Handicapped Board, and Board Chair of Southeastern Mississippi Livestock Association.<ref name=vs/>
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
 
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* [http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/members/house/shows.xml Mississippi House Member Page]
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* [http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/members/house/shows.xml Office website]
 
* [http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=3723 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
* [http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=3723 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=3723 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=3723 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=114017 2009], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=94814 2007], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=78026 2005], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=17914 2003], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=38333 1999]
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* Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=114017 2009], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=94814 2007], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=78026 2005], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=17914 2003], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=38333 1999]
  
== References ==
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Revision as of 03:23, 8 June 2013

Bobby Shows
Bobby Shows.jpg
Mississippi House of Representatives, District 89
Incumbent
In office
1992 - present
Term ends
January 3, 2016
Years in position 22
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$10,000/year
Per diem$109/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 8, 2011
First electedNovember 5, 1991
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
Term limitsN/A
Personal
BirthdayAugust 28, 1938
ProfessionBusiness Owner
ReligionBaptist
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Bobby Shows (b. August 28, 1938) is a Republican member of the Mississippi House of Representatives, representing the 89th District. He was first elected to the chamber in 1991.

Shows was initially elected as a Democrat. He switched his affiliation to the Republican Party in December 2010.[1]

Biography

Shows' professional experience includes being co-owner of Shows Brothers Farm Supply.[2]

Committee assignments

2012-2013

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

Mississippi Committee Assignments, 2012
Agriculture
Appropriations
County Affairs, Chair
Public Health and Human Services
Public Utilities
Transportation
Universities and Colleges

2010-2011

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

Election history

2011

See also: Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2011

On November 8, 2011, Shows won re-election to District 89 of the Mississippi House of Representatives. He ran unopposed in the August 2 primary and defeated Jerdon Welborn in the November 8 general election. [3]

Mississippi House of Representatives, District 89 General Election, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBobby Shows Incumbent 70.5% 5,721
     Democrat Jerdon Welborn 29.5% 2,398
Total Votes 8,119

2007

See also: Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2007

On November 6, 2007, Shows was re-elected in District 89, running unopposed.[4] He defeated Tucker Buchanan in the primary election.[5]

Mississippi House of Representatives, District 89 (2007)
Candidates Votes Percent


Bobby Shows (D) 6,534 100.00%

Campaign donors

2011

In 2011, Shows received $30,885 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[6]

2007

In 2007, Shows collected $32,150 in donations.[7]

Listed below are the five largest contributors to his campaign.

Donor Amount
Howard, Billy $3,000
Mississippi Medical Association $3,000
Mississippi Bankers Association $2,000
Mississippi Association of Realtors $1,500
AT&T $1,500

Personal

Shows is a member of Cattlemen's Association, Farm Bureau, M&M Bank Board, Mississippi Arts Fair for Handicapped Board, and Board Chair of Southeastern Mississippi Livestock Association.[2]

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