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|Name = Brad Oberhousen
political position  = Candidate for <br>[[Mississippi House of Representatives|Mississippi House of Representatives District DISTRICTHERE]]|
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|Position = Mississippi House of Representatives, District 73
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|Tenure = 2012 - present
}}{{tnr}}'''Brad Oberhousen''' is a 2011 [[Democratic]] candidate for District DISTRICTHERE of the [[Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2011|Mississippi House of Representatives]].
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}}{{tnr}}'''Brad A. Oberhousen''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Mississippi House of Representatives]], representing District 73.  He was first elected to the chamber in 2011.
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==Biography==
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Oberhousen earned his bachelor's degree from Mississippi State University and J.D. from the Mississippi College School of Law.  His professional experience includes working as an attorney.
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==Committee assignments==
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===2012-2013===
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During the 2012-2013 legislative session, Oberhousen served on the following committees:
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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 = County Affairs
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|Committee3 = Forestry
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|Committee4 = Judiciary B
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|Committee5 = Judiciary En Banc
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|Committee6 = Universities and Colleges
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|Committee7 = Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks
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}}
  
 
==Elections==
 
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:: ''See also: [[Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2011]]''
  
Oberhousen is running in the 2011 election for [[Mississippi House of Representatives]] District DISTRICTHERE. She is running unopposed in the primary on June 7, 2011. Republican incumbent [[Christopher Connors]] is running unopposed in the June 7 Republican primary. The general election takes place on November 8, 2011. <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, Oberhousen won election to District 73 of the [[Mississippi House of Representatives]]. He defeated [[Gay Polk]] 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> He defeated [[Republican]] [[James Ellington]] 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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{{Election box 2011
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|Chamber= Mississippi House of Representatives, District 73 General Election
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|party1= Democratic
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|party2= Republican
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|winner1 = Brad Oberhousen
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|votes1 = 5548
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|candidate2 = James Ellington
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|Inc2 = Y
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|votes2 = 5475
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{{Primary election box 2011
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|Chamber= Mississippi House of Representatives District 73 Democratic Primary
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|party=Democratic
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|winner1 =Brad Oberhausen
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|candidate2 =Gay Polk
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|votes1 =2103
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|votes2 =2013
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==Campaign donors==
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===2011===
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In 2011, Oberhousen received $124,185 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>
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|Chamber = Mississippi House of Representatives
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 124185
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|total votes = 5548
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|org1 = Mississippi Association For Justice
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|org2 = Believe Pac
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|org3 = Mississippi Hospital Association
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|org4 = House Democratic Victory Pac
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|org5 = Ameristar Casinos
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|orgdonor1 = 75,369
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|orgdonor2 = 29,090
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|orgdonor3 = 7,500
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|orgdonor4 = 2,876
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|orgdonor5 = 1,000
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|}}
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==Personal==
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Oberhausen and his wife, Anna Ward, reside in Hinds County, Mississippi.
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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==
 
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*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=129876 Project Vote Smart biography of Brad Oberhousen]
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*[http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/members/house/oberhousen.xml Office website]
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*[http://openstates.org/ms/legislators/MSL000216/brad-a-oberhousen/ Profile from Open States]
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*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=130564 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
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*[http://www.facebook.com/BradOberhousen?sk=wall Brad Oberhousen on Facebook]
  
 
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Brad Oberhousen
Brad Oberhousen.jpg
Mississippi House of Representatives, District 73
Incumbent
In office
2012 - present
Term ends
January 3, 2016
Years in position 2
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$10,000/year
Per diem$123/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 8, 2011
First electedNovember 8, 2011
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sMississippi State University
J.D.Mississippi College School of Law
Personal
ProfessionAttorney
ReligionMethodist
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Brad A. Oberhousen is a Democratic member of the Mississippi House of Representatives, representing District 73. He was first elected to the chamber in 2011.

Biography

Oberhousen earned his bachelor's degree from Mississippi State University and J.D. from the Mississippi College School of Law. His professional experience includes working as an attorney.

Committee assignments

2012-2013

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

Mississippi Committee Assignments, 2012
Agriculture
County Affairs
Forestry
Judiciary B
Judiciary En Banc
Universities and Colleges
Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks

Elections

2011

See also: Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2011

On November 8, 2011, Oberhousen won election to District 73 of the Mississippi House of Representatives. He defeated Gay Polk in the primary on August 2, 2011.[1] He defeated Republican James Ellington in the November 8 general election.[2][3]

Mississippi House of Representatives, District 73 General Election, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBrad Oberhousen 50.3% 5,548
     Republican James Ellington Incumbent 49.7% 5,475
Total Votes 11,023
Mississippi House of Representatives District 73 Democratic Primary, 2011
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngBrad Oberhausen 51.1% 2,103
Gay Polk 48.9% 2,013
Total Votes 4,116

Campaign donors

2011

In 2011, Oberhousen received $124,185 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[4]

Mississippi House of Representatives 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Brad Oberhousen's campaign in 2011
Mississippi Association For Justice$75,369
Believe Pac$29,090
Mississippi Hospital Association$7,500
House Democratic Victory Pac$2,876
Ameristar Casinos$1,000
Total Raised in 2011 $124,185
Total Votes received in 2011 5,548
Cost of each vote received $22.38

Personal

Oberhausen and his wife, Anna Ward, reside in Hinds County, Mississippi.

Recent news

This section displays the most recent stories in a Google news search for the term Brad + Oberhousen + Mississippi + Legislature

All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.

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Preceded by
James Ellington
Mississippi House of Representatives District 73
2012 – Present
Succeeded by
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