Chris McDaniel

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Chris McDaniel
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Mississippi State Senate District 42
In office
2008 - Present
Term ends
January 3, 2016
Years in position 7
Base salary$10,000 per year
Per diem$109/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 8, 2011
First electedNovember 6, 2007
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
Term limitsN/A
J.D.University of Mississippi School of Law
Date of birth06/28/1971
Place of birthLaurel, MS
Office website
Campaign website
Chris McDaniel (b. June 28, 1971) is a Republican member of the Mississippi State Senate, representing the 42nd Senatorial District.

McDaniel joined the Mississippi State Senate in 2008. He has served in that position since, representing the 42nd district.

McDaniel attended Jones County Junior College. He went on to attend William Carey University. He then earned his JD from the University of Mississippi School of Law.

Committee assignments


In the 2010-2011 legislative session, McDaniel has been appointed to these committees:



See also: Mississippi State Senate elections, 2011

McDaniel won re-election to the Mississippi Senate District 42. He ran unopposed in the primary on August 2, 2011. No candidates ran in the Democratic primary. McDaniel won the general election on November 8, 2011 unopposed. [1]


See also: Mississippi State Senate elections, 2007

On November 6, 2007, Chris McDaniel ran for District 42 of the Mississippi State Senate, beating Martin Beech. [2]

Chris McDaniel raised $104,829 for his campaign.[3]

Mississippi Senate, District 42
Candidates Votes Percent
Chris McDaniel (R) 10,261 60.9%
Martin Beech (D) 6,596 39.1%

Campaign donors


In 2011, McDaniel received $90,298 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[4]

Mississippi State Senate 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Chris McDaniel's campaign in 2011
Mcdaniel, Christopher$10,000
Mcdaniel, Aleta$3,000
Herrington, Ronnie$2,800
Harrington, Ronnie$2,800
Blackstone Corp$2,000
Total Raised in 2011 $90,298
Total Votes received in 2011 17,590
Cost of each vote received $5.13


In 2009 Chris McDaniel collected $10,200 in donations. [5]

His two largest contributors in 2009 were:

Donor Amount
Chris McDaniel $5,250
MD Eye Political Action $1,000

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McDaniel and his wife, Jill, have one child.

Contact Information

Capitol Address:
Post Office Box 1018
Jackson, MS 39215
Phone: 601-359-4090

District Address:
506 South Court
Ellisville, MS 39440
Phone: 601-477-2291               601-477-2291                     601-477-2291       (Home)
Phone: 601-649-8611 (Business)
Fax: 601-649-6062


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Mississippi State Senate District 42
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