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Brandon Presley
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Mississippi Public Service Commission, Northern District
Incumbent
In office
2008-Present
Term ends
January 2016
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$141,505
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 8, 2011
First electedNovember 2007
Campaign $$541,021
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Mayor of Nettleton
2001 - 2007
Personal
Place of birthAmory, Mississippi
ReligionBaptist
Websites
Office website
Brandon Presley is a member of the Mississippi Public Service Commission, serving the Northern District. Presley, a Democrat, was first elected in 2007 and won re-election in 2011.

He previously served as Mayor of the city of Nettleton from 2001-2007.[1]

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Biography

Presley, a lifelong resident of Nettleton, was elected Mayor of Nettleton when he was 23, becoming one of the youngest mayors in Mississippi history. He was elected to the Northern District of the Mississippi Public Service Commission in 2007 at age 30, making him the youngest Commissioner ever elected in Mississippi.

Presley is past Chairman of the Board of Trustees at Itawamba Community College and former member of the Board of Directors of Gilmore Memorial Hospital. He is past Chairman of the Lee County Council of Governments and previously served as President of the North Mississippi Mayor’s Association.[2]

Political Career

Mississippi Public Service Commission (2007-present)

Presley, a Democrat, was first elected in 2007 and won re-election in 2011.

Mayor of Nettleton (2001-2007)

Elections

2011

See also: Mississippi down ballot state executive elections, 2011

Presley won re-election in 2011. He did not have any primary competition and defeated Republican Boyce Adams in the November 8 general election.

Mississippi Public Service Commission (North/District 3), 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBrandon Presley Incumbent 55.8% 161,099
     Republican Boyce Adams 44.2% 127,557
Total Votes 288,656


Campaign themes

On his 2011 campaign website Presley listed seven campaign issues that were the core of his campaign and work on the PSC:

  • "Fighting Against Rate Hikes and Wasteful Spending"
  • "Fighting Corporate Excess"
  • "Helping Small Businesses"
  • "Ratepayer's Bill of Rights"
  • "Enforcing the No-Call law, Protecting Consumers"
  • "Changing the Culture at the Public Service Commission"
  • "Fighting for Rural Areas"

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Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Presley is available dating back to 2007. Based on available campaign finance records, Presley raised a total of $541,021 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 17, 2013.[3]

Brandon Presley's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2011 Mississippi Public Service Commissioner Northern District Won $190,474
2009 Mississippi Public Service Commissioner Northern District Not up for election $47,962
2007 Mississippi Public Service Commissioner Northern District Won $302,585
Grand Total Raised $541,021

2007 and 2011

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Mayor of Nettleton
2001-2007
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Mississippi Public Service Commission
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