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|Name = Bobby Shows
 
|Name = Bobby Shows
 
|Profile picture = Bobby Shows.jpg
 
|Profile picture = Bobby Shows.jpg
|Position = Mississippi House of Representatives District 89
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|Position = Mississippi House of Representatives, District 89
 
|Status = Incumbent
 
|Status = Incumbent
|Tenure = 1992 - Present
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|Tenure = 1992 - present
|Term ends = January 3, 2012
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|Term ends = January 3, 2016
 
|Assumed office = 1992
 
|Assumed office = 1992
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|Base salary = $10,000 per year
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|Base salary = $10,000/year
|Per diem = $109/day
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|Per diem = $123/day
 
|Pension =
 
|Pension =
|Last election = [[Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2007|November 6, 2007]]
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|Last election = [[Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2011|November 8, 2011]]
 
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|First elected = November 5, 1991
 
|First elected = November 5, 1991
 
|Term limits =  
 
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|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}}'''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 Democrat.  Shows 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==
 
===2012-2013===
 
===2012-2013===
During the 2012-2013 legislative session, Shows has been appointed to the following committees:
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During the 2012-2013 legislative session, Shows served on the following committees:
* [[Agriculture Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Agriculture]]
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* [[Appropriations Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Appropriations]]
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[County Affairs Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|County Affairs]], Chair
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|State = Mississippi
* [[Public Health and Human Services Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Public Health And Human Services]]
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|year = 2012
* [[Public Utilities Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Public Utilities]]
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|Chamber = House of Representatives
* [[Transportation Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Transportation]]
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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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}}
  
 
===2010-2011===
 
===2010-2011===
During the 2010-2011 legislative session, Shows was appointed to the following committees:
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During the 2010-2011 legislative session, Shows served on the following committees:
* [[Agriculture Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Agriculture]]
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* [[Forestry Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Forestry]]
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Transportation Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Transportation]]
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|Collapse=Yes
* [[Ways and Means Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Ways and Means]]
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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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}}
  
 
==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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:: ''See also: [[Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 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. <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, 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/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>
  
 
{{Election box 2011
 
{{Election box 2011
 
|Chamber= Mississippi House of Representatives, District 89 General Election
 
|Chamber= Mississippi House of Representatives, District 89 General Election
 
|party1= Republican  
 
|party1= Republican  
|party2= Democrat
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|party2= Democratic
 
|winner1 = Bobby Shows
 
|winner1 = Bobby Shows
 
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:: ''See also: [[Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2007]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2007]]''
  
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</ref>  He defeated Tucker Buchanan in the primary election. <ref>http://www.sos.state.ms.us/elections/2007/PrimaryCert/ResultsdemMain.asp</ref>  
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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 Statewide Elections," accessed February 14, 2014]</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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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
===2007===
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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'', "Mississippi 2011 - Candidates," accessed February 13, 2014]</ref>
  
In 2007, Shows collected $32,150 in donations.<ref> http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=94814</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 = 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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|}}
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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>
  
 
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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==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/>
  
Capitol Address:<br>
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==Recent news==
Post Office Box 1018<br>
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District Address:<br>
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==See also==
Post Office Box 373<br>
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*[[Mississippi State Legislature]]
Ellisville, MS 39437<br>
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*[[Mississippi House of Representatives]]
 
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*[[Mississippi House of Representatives#Standing committees|House Committees]]
Email:<br>
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*[[Mississippi State Legislature#Joint legislative committees|Joint Committees]]
bshows@house.ms.gov
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*[[Mississippi state legislative districts]]
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
 
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* [http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/members/house/shows.xml Office website]
* [http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/members/house/shows.xml Mississippi House Member Page]
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* [http://openstates.org/ms/legislators/MSL000071/bobby-shows/ Profile from Open States]
 
* [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]
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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$123/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:

Elections

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][4]

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
     Democratic 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.[5] He defeated Tucker Buchanan in the primary election.[6]

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.[7]

Mississippi House of Representatives 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Bobby Shows's campaign in 2011
Mississippi House Republican Conference$2,000
Mississippi Bankers Association$2,000
Herrington, Nan$1,000
Fenton, Jay & Janie$1,000
Mississippi Hospital Association$1,000
Total Raised in 2011 $30,885
Total Votes received in 2011 5,721
Cost of each vote received $5.4

2007

In 2007, Shows collected $32,150 in donations.[8]

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]

Recent news

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