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|Name = Chris Brown
political position  = Candidate for <br>[[Mississippi House of Representatives|Mississippi House of Representatives District 20]]|
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|Position = Mississippi House of Representatives, District 20
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|Tenure = 2012 - present
}}{{tnr}}'''Chris Brown''' is a 2011 [[Republican]] candidate for [[Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2011#District 20|District 20]] of the [[Mississippi House of Representatives]].  
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}}{{tnr}}'''Chris Brown''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Mississippi House of Representatives]], representing District 20.  He was first elected to the chamber in 2011.
  
==Elections==
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==Committee assignments==
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===2012-2013===
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During the 2012-2013 legislative session, Brown served on the following committees:
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{{Committee Assignments
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|State = Mississippi
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|year = 2012
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|Chamber = House of Representatives
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|Committee1 = Agriculture
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|Committee2 = Conservation and Water Resources
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|Committee3 = Medicaid
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|Committee4 = Transportation
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|Committee5 = Ways and Means
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}}
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==Issues==
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===Campaign themes===
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====2011====
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Brown's website highlighted the following campaign themes:<ref>[http://www.chrisbrownforhouse.com/issues ''Chris Brown for House,'' "Issues and solutions,'' accessed November 1, 2011]</ref>
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*"Grow the economy.  Create jobs."
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*"Stop wasteful spending.  Balance the state budget"
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*"No tax increases."
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*"Improve education."
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*"Better access to affordable health care."
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*"Support voter I.D."
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*"Require drug testing of welfare recipients."
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*"Supports individual right to keep and bear arms."
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*"NRA score is A."
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*"100% Pro Life."
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*"Active leader in Mississippi’s Pro Life movement."
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*"Protect our Christian heritage, values and freedom"
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==Election history==
 
===2011===
 
===2011===
 
:: ''See also: [[Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2011]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2011]]''
  
Brown is running in the 2011 election for [[Mississippi House of Representatives]] District 20.  He ran unopposed in the primary on August 2, 2011. Democratic incumbent [[Jimmy Puckett]] is running unopposed in the August 2 Democratic primary. The general election takes place on November 8, 2011. <ref>[http://www.sos.ms.gov/links/elections/home/tab1/2011%20Mississippi%20House%20and%20Senate%20Candidates.pdf ''Mississippi Secretary of State,'' 2011 Official Primary Candidate List]</ref>
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On November 8, 2011, Brown won election to District 20 of the [[Mississippi House of Representatives]].  He ran unopposed in the August 2 primary and defeated Democratic incumbent [[Jimmy Puckett]] in the November 8 general election.<ref>[http://www.sos.ms.gov/links/elections/home/tab1/2011%20Mississippi%20House%20and%20Senate%20Candidates.pdf ''Mississippi Secretary of State,'' 2011 Official Primary Candidate List]</ref>
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|Chamber= Mississippi House of Representatives, District 20 General Election
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|party1= Republican
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|party2= Democratic
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|winner1 = Chris Brown
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|votes1 = 4002
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|candidate2 = Jimmy Puckett
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|Inc2 = Y
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|votes2 = 3154
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}}
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==Campaign donors==
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===2011===
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In 2011, Brown received $84,056 in campaign donations.  The top contributors are listed below.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=MS&y=2011&f=H&so=O#sorttable Follow the Money - 2011 contributions]</ref>
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|Chamber = Mississippi House of Representatives
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 84056
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|total votes = 4002
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|org1 = Mississippi Republican Party
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|org2 = Brown, Chris
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|org3 = Brown, Chris & Ryksie
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|org4 = Improve Mississippi
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|org5 = Brown, Chris & Ryksie
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|orgdonor1 = 27,640
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|orgdonor2 = 11,666
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|orgdonor3 = 8,968
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|orgdonor4 = 4,543
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|orgdonor5 = 3,418
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|}}
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==Endorsements==
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In 2011, Brown's endorsements included the Mississippi Tea Party. The 20th was one of 10 districts the Tea Party’s Move the House Committee specifically targeted as necessary to win in order to gain conservative control of the House.<ref>[http://yallpolitics.com/index.php/yp/post/30088/ ''Y'all Politics,'' "Mississippi Tea Party To Target 10 Seats," September 6, 2011]</ref>
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==Recent news==
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This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term '''Chris + Brown + Mississippi + Legislature'''
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:''All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.''
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*[http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/members/house/brown_(20th).xml Office website]
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*[http://www.chrisbrownforhouse.com/ Campaign website]
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*[https://www.facebook.com/pages/Help-Elect-Chris-Brown-House-District-20/265190046837151?sk=wall Facebook campaign page]
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*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=40143 Project Vote Smart biographical profile]
  
 
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Revision as of 21:39, 13 November 2013

Chris Brown
Chris Brown.jpg
Mississippi House of Representatives, District 20
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
Personal
ProfessionBusiness owner
ReligionBaptist
Websites
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Chris Brown is a Republican member of the Mississippi House of Representatives, representing District 20. He was first elected to the chamber in 2011.

Committee assignments

2012-2013

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

Mississippi Committee Assignments, 2012
Agriculture
Conservation and Water Resources
Medicaid
Transportation
Ways and Means

Issues

Campaign themes

2011

Brown's website highlighted the following campaign themes:[1]

  • "Grow the economy. Create jobs."
  • "Stop wasteful spending. Balance the state budget"
  • "No tax increases."
  • "Improve education."
  • "Better access to affordable health care."
  • "Support voter I.D."
  • "Require drug testing of welfare recipients."
  • "Supports individual right to keep and bear arms."
  • "NRA score is A."
  • "100% Pro Life."
  • "Active leader in Mississippi’s Pro Life movement."
  • "Protect our Christian heritage, values and freedom"

Election history

2011

See also: Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2011

On November 8, 2011, Brown won election to District 20 of the Mississippi House of Representatives. He ran unopposed in the August 2 primary and defeated Democratic incumbent Jimmy Puckett in the November 8 general election.[2]

Mississippi House of Representatives, District 20 General Election, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngChris Brown 55.9% 4,002
     Democratic Jimmy Puckett Incumbent 44.1% 3,154
Total Votes 7,156

Campaign donors

2011

In 2011, Brown received $84,056 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[3]

Mississippi House of Representatives 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Chris Brown (Mississippi)'s campaign in 2011
Mississippi Republican Party$27,640
Brown, Chris$11,666
Brown, Chris & Ryksie$8,968
Improve Mississippi$4,543
Brown, Chris & Ryksie$3,418
Total Raised in 2011 $84,056
Total Votes received in 2011 4,002
Cost of each vote received $21

Endorsements

2011

In 2011, Brown's endorsements included the Mississippi Tea Party. The 20th was one of 10 districts the Tea Party’s Move the House Committee specifically targeted as necessary to win in order to gain conservative control of the House.[4]

Recent news

This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term Chris + Brown + Mississippi + Legislature

All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.

Chris Brown News Feed

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Political offices
Preceded by
Jimmy Puckett
Mississippi House of Representatives District 20
2012 – Present
Succeeded by
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