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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.
 
}}{{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 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>
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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>
  
 
==Biography==
 
==Biography==
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==Election history==
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==Elections==
 
===2011===
 
===2011===
 
:: ''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/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, 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>
  
 
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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 ''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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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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===2007===
 
===2007===
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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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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==Personal==
 
==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.<ref name=vs/>
 
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/>
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==Recent news==
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==See also==
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*[[Mississippi State Legislature]]
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*[[Mississippi House of Representatives]]
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*[[Mississippi House of Representatives#Standing committees|House Committees]]
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*[[Mississippi State Legislature#Joint legislative committees|Joint Committees]]
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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 Office website]
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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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All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.

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See also

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