Brandon Jones

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Brandon Jones
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Mississippi House of Representatives District 111
Former member
In office
2008 - 2012
PartyDemocratic
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 8, 2011
First electedNovember 6, 2007
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
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Brandon Jones (b. August 23, 1977) is a former Democratic member of the Mississippi House of Representatives. He represented the 111th District from 2008 to 2012.

Jones is an Associate in the Law Offices of W. Harvey Barton. He earned his J.D. 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 served on the following committees:

Elections

2011

See also: Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2011

Jones ran in the 2011 election for Mississippi House of Representatives District 111. He ran unopposed in the August 2 primary and was defeated by Charles Busby in the November 8 general election. [2]

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

Mississippi House of Representatives, District 111 General Election, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngCharles Busby 60.5% 2,978
     Democrat Brandon Jones Incumbent 39.5% 1,943
Total Votes 4,921

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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Political offices
Preceded by
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Mississippi House of Representatives District 111
2008–2012
Succeeded by
Charles Busby