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==Election history==
 
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:: ''See also: [[State legislative special elections, 2013]]
 
:: ''See also: [[State legislative special elections, 2013]]
  
Powell won election in the special election for District 59 of the [[Mississippi House of Representatives]]. The seat was vacant following [[Kevin McGee]]'s (R) resignation on November 19, 2012, following his criminal prosecution in an ethics case over public contracts that went to his family's company. McGee agreed to pay a $10,000 fine to resolve the case. A special election was held to fill the vacancy on January 8, 2013. Candidates had until December 10, 2012 to file. Special elections in Mississippi are non-partisan. Powell won more than 51 percent of the vote to take the seat, avoiding a runoff.<ref>[http://www.sunherald.com/2013/01/08/4395238/powell-wins-special-election-for.html ''Sun Herald,'' "Powell wins special election for House District 59," January 8, 2013] </ref><ref>[http://www.therepublic.com/view/story/cadc6000b2b94a9f93c6489c67da79c8/MS--House-Special-Election ''The Republic,'' "Bryant sets special election date for House seat vacated by former Rep. Kevin McGee," November 27, 2012]</ref><ref>[http://www.sunherald.com/2012/12/13/4357634/4-running-in-miss-house-election.html ''Sun Herald,'' "4 running in Miss. House election in Rankin County," December 13, 2012]</ref>
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Powell won election in the special election for District 59 of the [[Mississippi House of Representatives]]. The seat was vacant following [[Kevin McGee]]'s (R) resignation on November 19, 2012, following his criminal prosecution in an ethics case over public contracts that went to his family's company. McGee agreed to pay a $10,000 fine to resolve the case. Powell defeated [[Bradley Lum]], [[Benny L. Hubbard]] and [[Scot Allen]] in the special election, which took place on January 8. Candidates had until December 10, 2012 to file. Special elections in Mississippi are non-partisan.<ref>[http://www.sunherald.com/2013/01/08/4395238/powell-wins-special-election-for.html ''Sun Herald,'' "Powell wins special election for House District 59," January 8, 2013] </ref><ref>[http://www.therepublic.com/view/story/cadc6000b2b94a9f93c6489c67da79c8/MS--House-Special-Election ''The Republic,'' "Bryant sets special election date for House seat vacated by former Rep. Kevin McGee," November 27, 2012]</ref><ref>[http://www.sunherald.com/2012/12/13/4357634/4-running-in-miss-house-election.html ''Sun Herald,'' "4 running in Miss. House election in Rankin County," December 13, 2012]</ref><ref>[http://www.sos.ms.gov/links/elections/2013/SE%20House%2059%20Certification%201%2010%202013.pdf ''sos.ms.gov'', "Official election results," accessed November 15, 2013]</ref>
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==Recent news==
 
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Revision as of 13:40, 15 November 2013

Brent Powell
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Mississippi House of Representatives,, District 59
Incumbent
In office
January 11, 2013 – present
Term ends
January 3, 2016
Years in position 1
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$10,000/year
Per diem$109/day
Elections and appointments
First electedJanuary 8, 2013
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
Term limitsN/A
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Brent Powell is a Republican member of the Mississippi House of Representatives, representing District 59. He was first elected to the chamber in 2013.

Election history

2013

See also: State legislative special elections, 2013

Powell won election in the special election for District 59 of the Mississippi House of Representatives. The seat was vacant following Kevin McGee's (R) resignation on November 19, 2012, following his criminal prosecution in an ethics case over public contracts that went to his family's company. McGee agreed to pay a $10,000 fine to resolve the case. Powell defeated Bradley Lum, Benny L. Hubbard and Scot Allen in the special election, which took place on January 8. Candidates had until December 10, 2012 to file. Special elections in Mississippi are non-partisan.[1][2][3][4]

Mississippi House of Representatives, District 59, Special Election, 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Independent Green check mark transparent.pngBrent Powell 51.5% 1,515
     Independent Bradley Lum 24.6% 724
     Independent Benny L. Hubbard 18.8% 553
     Independent Scot Allen 5.2% 152
Total Votes 2,944

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Preceded by
Kevin McGee (R)
Mississippi House of Representatives District 59
2013–present
Succeeded by
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