Chris McDaniel

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Chris McDaniel
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Mississippi State Senate, District 42
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
J.D.University of Mississippi School of Law
Personal
BirthdayJune 28, 1971
Place of birthLaurel, Mississippi
ProfessionLegislator
ReligionBaptist
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Chris McDaniel (b. June 28, 1971) is a Republican member of the Mississippi State Senate, representing District 42. He was first elected to the chamber in 2007. He is a 2014 Republican candidate seeking election to the U.S. Senate from Mississippi.[1]

Biography

McDaniel attended Jones County Junior College and William Carey University, and earned his J.D. from the University of Mississippi School of Law.

Committee assignments

2012-2013

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

Mississippi Committee Assignments, 2012
Elections, Chair
Judiciary, Division B, Vice Chair
Appropriations
Compilation, Revision and Publication
Congressional Redistricting
Constitution
Drug Policy
Energy
Legislative Reapportionment
Municipalities
Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks

2010-2011

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

Mississippi Committee Assignments, 2010
Education
Elections
Finance
Judiciary, Division A
Oil, Gas and Other Minerals
Public Health and Welfare
Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks

Election history

2014

See also: United States Senate elections in Mississippi, 2014

McDaniel is running in the 2014 election for the U.S. Senate, representing Mississippi. McDaniel is seeking the Republican nomination in the primary. The general election takes place November 4, 2014.[1]

He has been endorsed by Club for Growth.[2]

2011

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. [3]

2007

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. [4]

Chris McDaniel raised $104,829 for his campaign.[5]

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

Campaign donors

2011

In 2011, McDaniel received $90,298 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[6]

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

2009

In 2009, McDaniel collected $10,200 in donations. [7]

His two largest contributors in 2009 were:

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

Personal

McDaniel and his wife, Jill, have one child.

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2008–present
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