Brandon Jones

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Brandon Jones
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Mississippi House of Representatives District 111
Incumbent
In office
2008 - Present
Term ends
January 3, 2012
Years in position 6
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$10,000 per year
Per diem$109/day
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 6, 2007
Next generalNovember 8, 2011
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sMississippi College
J.D.Mercer University School of Law (2005)
OtherWake Forest University Divinity School (2002)
Personal
BirthdayAugust 23, 1977
Place of birthPascagoula, Mississippi
ProfessionAttorney
ReligionPresbyterian
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Brandon Jones (b. August 23, 1977) is a Democratic member of the Mississippi House of Representatives. He has represented the 111th District since 2008.

Jones is an Associate in the Law Offices of W. Harvey Barton. He earned his JD from the Mercer University School of Law, MDiv from Wake Forest University Divinity School, and BA from Mississippi College.

Jones is a member of the Mississippi Association for Justice Board of Governors, Pascagoula Kiwanis Club, American Bar Association, Jackson County Bar Association, and the Jackson County Kiwanis Club.[1]

Committee assignments

Jones currently serves on the following committees:

Elections

2011

See also: Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2011

Jones is running in the 2011 election for Mississippi House of Representatives District 111. He ran unopposed in the primary on August 2, 2011. Republican candidate Charles Busby ran unopposed in the August 2 Republican primary. The general election takes place on November 8, 2011. [2]

Jones is one of six incumbents that the Mississippi TEA Party’s Move the House Committee has specifically targeted as needing to be defeated in order to gain conservative control of the House.[3]

Voting record challenged

Busby sent out campaign mailers to voters in early October, claiming that Jones did not vote on several bills that addressed school district accountability, railway funding and authorizing University Medical Center in Jackson to donate extra food. Jones stated, "The truth is that I have voted on every single bill mentioned in this misleading ad."

Voting records show Jones didn't vote on the final version of two of them and on the preliminary version of one. Bubsy declared, "He did not vote on these final bills as they were being considered to send to the governor, and the voting record proves it. His committee votes do not constitute a completion of his obligation to the constituents of District 111."[4]

2007

See also: Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2007

On November 6, 2007 Jones was re-elected in District 111, defeating Republican challenger Tim Lee in the general election.[5] He defeated Kay Sanford Sims in the primary election.[6]

Mississippi House of Representatives, District 111 (2007)
Candidates Votes Percent
Brandon Jones (D) 2,746 50.10%
Tim Lee (R) 2,735 49.90%

Campaign donors

2007

In 2007, Jones collected $65,265 in donations.[7]

Listed below are the five largest contributors to his campaign.

Donor Amount
Mississippi House Democratic Leadership $25,837
Lawyers Involved for Mississippi Betterment $2,500
Mississippi Association of Realtors $2,000
Reed, Bill T $1,000
Jones, Brandon Currie $1,000

Contact Information

Capitol Address:
Post Office Box 1018
Jackson, MS 39215

District Address:
3007 Magnolia Street
Pascagoula, MS 39567
Phone: 228-326-7649               228-326-7649       (Home)
Phone: 228-326-7649 (Work)

Capitol Email:
bjones@house.ms.gov

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Mississippi House of Representatives District 111
2008–present
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