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  |Position = Mississippi State Senate District 23
 
  |Position = Mississippi State Senate District 23
 
  |Status = Incumbent
 
  |Status = Incumbent
  |Tenure = 2008 - Present
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  |Tenure = 2008 - present
 
  |Term ends = January 3, 2016  
 
  |Term ends = January 3, 2016  
 
  |Assumed office = 2008  
 
  |Assumed office = 2008  
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  |Citations =  
 
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  |Birthday = 10/10/1965
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  |Birthday = October 10, 1965
  |Place of birth = Memphis, TN
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  |Place of birth = Memphis, Tennessee
 
  |Profession = Attorney  
 
  |Profession = Attorney  
 
  |Religion = United Methodist
 
  |Religion = United Methodist
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{{tnr}}'''Briggs Hopson''' (b. October 10, 1965) is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Mississippi State Senate]], representing the 23rd Senatorial District.
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{{tnr}}'''W. Briggs Hopson III''' (b. October 10, 1965) is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Mississippi State Senate]], representing District 23.  He was first elected to the chamber in 2007.
  
Hopson joined the Mississippi State Senate in 2008. He has served in that position since, representing the 23rd district.
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==Biography==
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Hopson attended the University of Mississippi. His professional experience includes working as an attorney and adjunct professor at the Mississippi College Law School.
  
Hopson has worked as an Adjunct Professor at the Mississippi College Law School.  He is currently an Attorney.
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==Committee assignments==
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===2012-2013===
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In the 2012-2013 legislative session, Hopson served on the following committees:
  
Hopson attended the University of Mississippi.
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{{Committee Assignments
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|State = Mississippi
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|year = 2012
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|Chamber = State Senate
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|Committee1 = Judiciary, Division A
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|Chair1 = Chair
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|Committee2 = Accountability, Efficiency, Transparency
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|Committee3 = Appropriations
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|Committee4 = Education
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|Committee5 = Environment Prot, Cons and Water Res
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|Committee6 = Judiciary, Division B
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|Committee7 = Public Health and Welfare
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|Committee8 = Tourism
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|Committee9 = Universities and Colleges
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}}
  
==Committee assignments==
 
 
===2010-2011===
 
===2010-2011===
 
In the 2010-2011 legislative session, Hopson served on these committees:
 
In the 2010-2011 legislative session, Hopson served on these committees:
  
* [[Appropriations Committee, Mississippi Senate]]
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Environment Prot, Cons and Water Res Committee, Mississippi Senate]]
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* [[Judiciary, Division A Committee, Mississippi Senate]]
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|State = Mississippi
* [[Judiciary, Division B Committee, Mississippi Senate]]
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|year = 2010
* [[Ports and Marine Resources Committee, Mississippi Senate]]
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|Chamber = State Senate
* [[Public Health and Welfare Committee, Mississippi Senate]]
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|Committee1 = Appropriations
* [[Tourism Committee, Mississippi Senate]]
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|Committee2 = Environment Prot, Cons and Water Res
* [[Universities and Colleges Committee, Mississippi Senate]]
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|Committee3 = Judiciary, Division A
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|Committee4 = Judiciary, Division B
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|Committee5 = Ports and Marine Resources
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|Committee6 = Public Health and Welfare
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|Committee7 = Tourism
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|Committee8 = Universities and Colleges
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}}
  
 
==Issues==
 
==Issues==
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{{presendorse|2012|Mitt Romney}}<ref>[http://www.mittromney.com/news/press/2012/01/mitt-romney-announces-support-mississippi-lt-governor-reeves-and-other-leaders ''Mitt Romney for President,'' "Mitt Romney Announces Support of Mississippi Lt. Governor Reeves and Other Leaders," January 20, 2012]</ref>
 
{{presendorse|2012|Mitt Romney}}<ref>[http://www.mittromney.com/news/press/2012/01/mitt-romney-announces-support-mississippi-lt-governor-reeves-and-other-leaders ''Mitt Romney for President,'' "Mitt Romney Announces Support of Mississippi Lt. Governor Reeves and Other Leaders," January 20, 2012]</ref>
  
==Elections==
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==Election history==
 
===2011===
 
===2011===
 
:: ''See also: [[Mississippi State Senate elections, 2011]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Mississippi State Senate elections, 2011]]''
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:: ''See also: [[Mississippi State Senate elections, 2007]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Mississippi State Senate elections, 2007]]''
  
On November 6, 2007, Briggs Hopson ran for District 23 of the [[Mississippi State Senate]], beating Eric Rawlings. <ref>[http://www.sos.state.ms.us/elections/2007/Statewide%20Results/State%20Senate%20%28Multi-County%20Districts%29.pdf ''Mississippi State Senate official election results for 2007'']</ref>
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On November 6, 2007, Hopson ran for District 23 of the [[Mississippi State Senate]], beating Eric Rawlings.<ref>[http://www.sos.state.ms.us/elections/2007/Statewide%20Results/State%20Senate%20%28Multi-County%20Districts%29.pdf ''Mississippi State Senate official election results for 2007'']</ref>
  
 
Briggs Hopson raised $131,363 for his campaign.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=94662 ''Follow the Money's report on Hopson's 2007 campaign contributions'']</ref>
 
Briggs Hopson raised $131,363 for his campaign.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=94662 ''Follow the Money's report on Hopson's 2007 campaign contributions'']</ref>
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|total raised = 57700
 
|total raised = 57700
 
|total votes = 13805
 
|total votes = 13805
|org1 = Morrison Iii, Robt R
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|org1 = Morrison III, Robt R
 
|org2 = Medco Health Solutions
 
|org2 = Medco Health Solutions
 
|org3 = Mississippi Dental Association
 
|org3 = Mississippi Dental Association
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|orgdonor5 = 1,000
 
|orgdonor5 = 1,000
 
|}}
 
|}}
===2009===
 
  
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===2009===
 
In 2009 Briggs Hopson collected $8,872 in donations. <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=114124 2009 contributors to Briggs Hopson]</ref>
 
In 2009 Briggs Hopson collected $8,872 in donations. <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=114124 2009 contributors to Briggs Hopson]</ref>
  
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| align="right" | $1,000
 
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==Personal==
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Hopson and his wife, Allison, have three children.
  
 
==Recent news==
 
==Recent news==
 
This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term '''Briggs + Hopson + Mississippi + Senate'''
 
This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term '''Briggs + Hopson + Mississippi + Senate'''
 
:''All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.''
 
:''All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.''
<rss>http://news.google.com/news?hl=en&gl=us&q=Briggs+Hopson+Mississippi+Senate&um=1&ie=UTF-8&output=rss|template=slpfeed|max=10|title=Briggs Hopson News Feed</rss>
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{{RSS|feed=http://news.google.com/news?hl=en&gl=us&q=Briggs+Hopson+Mississippi+Senate&um=1&ie=UTF-8&output=rss|template=slpfeed|max=10|title=Briggs Hopson News Feed}}
 
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==Personal==
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Hopson and his wife, Allison, have three children.
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==Contact Information==
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Capitol Address:<br>
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Post Office Box 1018<br>
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Jackson, MS 39215<br>
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Phone: 601-359-3211<br>
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District Address:<br>
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405 Long Leaf Cove<br>
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Vicksburg, MS 39180
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Email:<br>
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bhopson@senate.ms.gov
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==External links==
 
==External links==
 
{{submit a leg link}}
 
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* [http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/members/senate/hopson.xml Mississippi Senator Page]
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* [http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/members/senate/hopson.xml Office website]
 
* [http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=69802 Legislative profile on Project Vote Smart]
 
* [http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=69802 Legislative profile on Project Vote Smart]
 
* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=69802 Biography on Project Vote Smart]
 
* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=69802 Biography on Project Vote Smart]

Revision as of 09:34, 8 June 2013

Briggs Hopson
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Mississippi State Senate District 23
Incumbent
In office
2008 - present
Term ends
January 3, 2016
Years in position 6
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$10,000/year
Per diem$109/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 8, 2011
First electedNovember 6, 2007
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Mississippi
J.D.University of Mississippi, 1990
Personal
BirthdayOctober 10, 1965
Place of birthMemphis, Tennessee
ProfessionAttorney
ReligionUnited Methodist
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
W. Briggs Hopson III (b. October 10, 1965) is a Republican member of the Mississippi State Senate, representing District 23. He was first elected to the chamber in 2007.

Biography

Hopson attended the University of Mississippi. His professional experience includes working as an attorney and adjunct professor at the Mississippi College Law School.

Committee assignments

2012-2013

In the 2012-2013 legislative session, Hopson served on the following committees:

Mississippi Committee Assignments, 2012
Judiciary, Division A, Chair
Accountability, Efficiency, Transparency
Appropriations
Education
Environment Prot, Cons and Water Res
Judiciary, Division B
Public Health and Welfare
Tourism
Universities and Colleges

2010-2011

In the 2010-2011 legislative session, Hopson served on these committees:

Issues

Presidential preference

2012

See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Briggs Hopson endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [1]

Election history

2011

See also: Mississippi State Senate elections, 2011

Hopson won re-election to the Mississippi Senate District 23. He ran unopposed in the primary on August 2, 2011 and in the general election on November 8, 2011. [2]

2007

See also: Mississippi State Senate elections, 2007

On November 6, 2007, Hopson ran for District 23 of the Mississippi State Senate, beating Eric Rawlings.[3]

Briggs Hopson raised $131,363 for his campaign.[4]

Mississippi Senate, District 23
Candidates Votes Percent
Briggs Hopson (R) 9867 68.9%
Eric Rawlings (D) 4443 31.1%

Campaign donors

2011

In 2011, Hopson received $57,700 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[5]

Mississippi State Senate 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Briggs Hopson's campaign in 2011
Morrison III, Robt R$1,500
Medco Health Solutions$1,500
Mississippi Dental Association$1,000
Williams, C Allen$1,000
Allergan$1,000
Total Raised in 2011 $57,700
Total Votes received in 2011 13,805
Cost of each vote received $4.18

2009

In 2009 Briggs Hopson collected $8,872 in donations. [6]

His five largest contributors in 2009 were:

Donor Amount
Mississippi Eye PAC $1,000
AT&T $1,000
Georgia-Pacific $1,000
Affiliated Computer Systems $1,000
Entertainment Software Association $1,000

Personal

Hopson and his wife, Allison, have three children.

Recent news

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