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Revision as of 11:49, 22 August 2012

Credell Calhoun
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Mississippi House of Representatives District 68
Incumbent
In office
2004 - Present
Term ends
January 3, 2016
Years in position 10
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$10,000 per year
Per diem$109/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 8, 2011
First elected2003
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
House of Representatives
1980-1992
Education
Bachelor'sPrairie View Agriculture & Medicine University
Master'sPrairie View Agriculture & Medicine University
Personal
BirthdayMay 20, 1943
ProfessionBusinessman
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Credell Calhoun (b. May 20, 1943) is a Democratic member of the Mississippi House of Representatives. He has represented the 68th District from 1980-1992 and currently since 2004.

Calhoun is a businessman. He earned his MA and BA from Prairie View Agriculture & Medicine University.

Calhoun is a member of the American Association of Retired Persons, Jayne Aire Community Association, and National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.[1]

Committee assignments

2012-2013

During the 2012-2013 legislative session, Calhoun has been appointed to the following committees:

2010-2011

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

Elections

2011

See also: Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2011

On November 8, 2011, Calhoun won re-election to District 68 of the Mississippi House of Representatives. He ran unopposed in the August 2 primary and was unchallenged the November 8 general election. [2]

2007

See also: Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2007

On November 6, 2007 Calhoun was re-elected in District 68, running unopposed.[3]

Mississippi House of Representatives, District 68 (2007)
Candidates Votes Percent
Credell Calhoun (D) 3,507 100.00%

Campaign donors

2011

In 2011, Calhoun received $3,050 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[4]

Mississippi House of Representatives 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Credell Calhoun's campaign in 2011
State Farm$500
Moore Auto Sales$500
Anheuser Bush Co$500
W B Consolidated$300
Total Raised in 2011 $3,050
Total Votes received in 2011 4,228
Cost of each vote received $0.72

2007

In 2007, Calhoun collected $2,950 in donations.[5]

Listed below are the largest contributors to his campaign.

Donor Amount
Tri-Miss Service $500
Mel Luna Saw Co. $400
Ameristar Casinos $350

Contact Information

Capitol Address:
Post Office Box 1018
Jackson, MS 39215

District Address:
Post Office Box 3406
Jackson, MS 39207
Phone: 601-948-1217               601-948-1217       (Business)
Phone: 601-949-7561 (Home)

Capitol Email:
ccalhoun@house.ms.gov

External links

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References

Political offices
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Mississippi House of Representatives District 68
2004–present
Succeeded by
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