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Revision as of 22:39, 13 November 2013

Carolyn Crawford
Carolyn Crawford.jpg
Mississippi House of Representatives, District 121
Incumbent
In office
2012 - present
Term ends
January 3, 2016
Years in position 2
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$10,000/year
Per diem$109/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 8, 2011
First electedNovember 8, 2011
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of South Alabama
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Carolyn Crawford is a Republican member of the Mississippi House of Representatives, representing District 121. She was first elected to the chamber in 2011.

Biography

Crawford earned her bachelor's degree in Sociology from the University of South Alabama. Her professional experience includes working as a Licensed Social Worker at South Mississippi Regional Center and as a Child Case Manager at Gulf Coast Mental Health Clinic.[1]

Committee assignments

2012-2013

During the 2012-2013 legislative session, Crawford served on the following committees:

Mississippi Committee Assignments, 2012
Corrections
Education
Ethics
Judiciary A
Judiciary En Banc
Marine Resources
Public Health and Human Services
Tourism

Issues

Campaign themes

2011

Crawford's website highlighted the following campaign themes:[2]

  • Creating Jobs: "As our Republican State Representative, Carolyn Crawford will work to improve our pro-business atmosphere in Mississippi by keeping taxes low, getting government out of the way, and reducing burdensome regulations that hinder job growth."
  • Lowering Healthcare Costs: "Carolyn Crawford is running for representative to fight to lower our healthcare costs and protect healthcare providers by standing up to the trial lawyers."
  • Improving Education: "Crawford understands that we must improve education by starting at the local level. Crawford will work to ensure that money is in the classroom."
  • Cutting Wasteful Spending: "A fiscal conservative, Republican Carolyn Crawford knows we must reduce spending in Jackson because we cannot continue to pass debt onto Mississippi's future generations."
  • Public Retirement System: "Crawford agrees with Lt. Governor Bryant's comment that said, 'I will not support any plan to eliminate the 13th check or change the arrangement current retirees and current employees have with PERS.'"

Election history

2011

See also: Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2011

On November 8, 2011, Crawford won election to District 121 of the Mississippi House of Representatives. She defeated Jeff Wallace in the primary on August 2, 2011. Crawford defeated incumbent Democrat Diane Peranich in the November 8 general election. [3]

Mississippi House of Representatives, District 121 General Election, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngCarolyn Crawford 61.7% 3,455
     Democratic Diane Peranich Incumbent 38.3% 2,149
Total Votes 5,604

Campaign donors

2011

In 2011, Crawford received $78,136 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[4]

Personal

Crawford and her husband, Mike, have three children.[1]

Recent news

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Political offices
Preceded by
Diane Peranich
Mississippi House of Representatives District 121
2012 – Present
Succeeded by
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