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Following House Speaker [[William McCoy]]'s (D) decision not to run for re-election in 2011, lawmakers poised to run for his powerful legislative position. According to reports, Brown was considered a possible candidate for the speakership. Another was [[Jeffrey Smith]] (R) who narrowly lost the 2008 speaker election by a single vote. Lawmakers elected [[Philip Gunn]] (R) at the start of the 2012 session.<ref>[http://www.hattiesburgamerican.com/article/20110804/OPINION/108040311/Race-House-speaker-begins-earnest ''Race for House speaker begins in earnest," August 3, 2011]</ref><ref>[http://msbusiness.com/blog/2012/01/04/lawmakers-convene-elect-gunn-as-house-speaker/ ''Associated Press'', "Lawmakers convene, elect Gunn as House Speaker," January 4, 2012.]</ref>
Following House Speaker [[William McCoy]]'s (D) decision not to run for re-election in 2011, lawmakers are posturing to run for his powerful legislative position. According to reports, Brown is considered a possible candidate for the speakership. A possible frontrunner is [[Jeffrey Smith]] (R) who narrowly lost the 2008 speaker election by a single vote. Lawmakers will vote on a new speaker at the start of the 2012 session. A narrow margin of power for either party following the election could force lawmakers to form a coalition in order to elect a new speaker.<ref>[http://www.hattiesburgamerican.com/article/20110804/OPINION/108040311/Race-House-speaker-begins-earnest ''Race for House speaker begins in earnest," August 3, 2011]</ref>
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* [http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/members/house/brown.xml Office website]
 
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* [http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=20766 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
* [http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=20766 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]

Revision as of 11:10, 7 June 2013

Cecil Brown
Cecil Brown.jpg
Mississippi House of Representatives,, District 66
Incumbent
In office
2000 - present
Term ends
January 3, 2016
Years in position 14
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$10,000/year
Per diem$109/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 8, 2011
First electedNovember 2, 1999
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sMississippi Valley State University
Personal
ProfessionInvestment advisor
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Cecil Brown (b. June 22, 1944) is a Democratic member of the Mississippi House of Representatives, representing District 66. He was first elected to the chamber in 1999.

Biography

Brown attended the University of Mississippi and University of Texas. His professional experience includes working as an investment advisor, Executive Director of the Department of Finance and Administration, and a state fiscal officer.[1]

Committee assignments

2012-2013

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

2010-2011

During the 2010-2011 legislative session, Brown was appointed to the following committees:

Issues

Race for Speaker

Following House Speaker William McCoy's (D) decision not to run for re-election in 2011, lawmakers poised to run for his powerful legislative position. According to reports, Brown was considered a possible candidate for the speakership. Another was Jeffrey Smith (R) who narrowly lost the 2008 speaker election by a single vote. Lawmakers elected Philip Gunn (R) at the start of the 2012 session.[2][3]

Elections

2011

See also: Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2011

On November 8, 2011, Brown won re-election to District 66 of the Mississippi House of Representatives. He ran unopposed in the August 2 primary and was unchallenged the November 8 general election. [4]

2007

See also: Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2007

On November 6, 2007 Brown was re-elected in District 66, defeating Republican challenger Cory Wilson.[5] He defeated Stacey Webb in the primary election.[6]

Mississippi House of Representatives, District 66 (2007)
Candidates Votes Percent
Cecil Brown (D) 3,265 64.98%
Cory Wilson (R) 1,760 35.02%

Campaign donors

2011

In 2011, Brown received $97,139 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[7]

Mississippi House of Representatives 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Cecil Brown's campaign in 2011
Mississippi Society Of CPAs$2,000
Learning Through Sports Inc$2,000
Centene Corp$2,000
State Farm$2,000
General Electric$1,500
Total Raised in 2011 $97,139
Total Votes received in 2011 4,786
Cost of each vote received $20.3

2007

In 2007, Brown collected $192,827 in donations.[8]

Listed below are the five largest contributors to his campaign.

Donor Amount
Brown, Cecil C. $7,000
Molpas, Dick & Sally $4,000
Mississippi House Democratic Leadership $3,600
Mae Fund for Children $3,500
Ott, Luther & Janet $2,500

Personal

Brown is a member of the ALCAA, Greater Jackson Foundation, Jackson Redevelopment Authority, and the Mississippi Society of Certified Public Accountants.[1]

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Mississippi House of Representatives District 66
2000–present
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