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name                = Credell Calhoun |
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|Name = Credell Calhoun
political position  = Mississippi House Of Representatives District 68 |
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incumbency          = Incumbent |
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|Position = Mississippi House of Representatives, District 68
assumed office      = 1980-92, 2004 |
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|Status = Incumbent
term ends          = 2010 |
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|Tenure = 2004 - present
political party    = [[Democrat]] |
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|Term ends = January 3, 2016
  profession          = Businessman |
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|Assumed office = 2004
website             = [http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/members/house/calhoun.xml House site] |
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|Political party = Democratic | Party dot = {{bluedot|size=10px}}
}}{{tnr}}'''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.
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|Last election = [[Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2011|November 8, 2011]]
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}}{{tnr}}'''Credell Calhoun''' (b. May 20, 1943) is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Mississippi House of Representatives]], representing District 68.  He was first elected to the chamber in 2003.
  
Calhoun is it businessman.  He earned his MA and BA from Prairie View Agriculture & Medicine University.
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Calhoun served in the House previously, representing District 68 from 1980 to 1992.
  
Calhoun is a member of the American Association of Retired Persons, Jayne Aire Community Association, and National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=40081 ''Project Vote Smart'' - Rep. Calhoun]</ref>
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==Biography==
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Calhoun earned his B.A. and M.A. from Prairie View Agriculture & Medicine University.  His professional experience includes working as a businessman.<ref name=vs>[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=40081 ''Project Vote Smart'' - Rep. Calhoun]</ref>
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
* [[Military Affairs Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Military Affairs]] (Chair)
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===2012-2013===
* [[Apportionment and Elections Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Apportionment and Elections]]
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During the 2012-2013 legislative session, Calhoun served on the following committees:
* [[County Affairs Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|County Affairs]]
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Enrolled Bills Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Enrolled Bills]]
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* [[Insurance Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Insurance]]
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|year = 2012
* [[Management Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Management]]
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|Chamber = House of Representatives
* [[Universities and Colleges Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Universities and Colleges]]
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|Committee1 = Education
* [[Ways and Means Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Ways and Means]]
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|Committee2 = Insurance
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|Committee3 = Management
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|Committee4 = Military Affairs
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|Chair4 = Vice Chair
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|Committee5 = Ways and Means
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}}
  
==Contact Information==
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===2010-2011===
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During the 2010-2011 legislative session, Calhoun served on the following committees:
  
Capitol Address:<br>
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{{Committee Assignments
Post Office Box 1018<br>
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Jackson, MS 39215<br>
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District Address:<br>
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|State = Mississippi
Post Office Box 3406<br>
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|year = 2010
Jackson, MS 39207<br>
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|Chamber = House of Representatives
Phone: 601-948-1217 (Business)<br>
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|Committee1 = Military Affairs
Phone: 601-949-7561 (Home)<br>
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|Chair1 = Chair
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|Committee2 = Apportionment and Elections
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|Committee3 = County Affairs
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|Committee4 = Enrolled Bills
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|Committee5 = Insurance
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|Committee6 = Management
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|Committee7 = Universities and Colleges
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|Committee8 = Ways and Means
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}}
  
Capitol Email:<br>
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==Election history==
ccalhoun@house.ms.gov
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===2011===
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:: ''See also: [[Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2011]]''
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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. <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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===2007===
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:: ''See also: [[Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2007]]''
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On November 6, 2007 Calhoun was re-elected in District 68, running unopposed.<ref>[http://www.sos.state.ms.us/elections/2007/Statewide%20Elections.asp ''Mississippi Secretary of State'', 2007 election results.]</ref>
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|-
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| colspan="2" | '''Credell Calhoun (D)'''
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| align="right" | '''3,507'''
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| align="center" | '''100.00%'''
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==Campaign donors==
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===2011===
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In 2011, Calhoun received $3,050 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 = Democratic
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|total raised = 3050
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|total votes = 4228
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|org1 = State Farm
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|org2 = Moore Auto Sales
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|org3 = Anheuser Bush Co
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|org4 = W B Consolidated
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|orgdonor1 = 500
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|orgdonor2 = 500
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|orgdonor3 = 500
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|orgdonor4 = 300
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In 2007, Calhoun collected $2,950 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=94545 ''Follow the Money'', 2007 contributions to Credell Calhoun.]</ref>
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Listed below are the largest contributors to his campaign.
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| Tri-Miss Service
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| align="right" | $500
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| Mel Luna Saw Co.
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| Ameristar Casinos
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| align="right" | $350
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==Personal==
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Calhoun has been a member of the American Association of Retired Persons, Jayne Aire Community Association, and National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.<ref name=vs/>
  
 
==External links==
 
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* [http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/members/house/calhoun.xml Mississippi House Member Page]
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* [http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/members/house/calhoun.xml Office website]
* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=40081 Biography on Project Vote Smart]
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* [http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=40081 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=114003 2009], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=94545 2007], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=77911 2005], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=17579 2003]
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* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=40081 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
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* Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=114003 2009], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=94545 2007], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=77911 2005], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=17579 2003]
  
 
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Credell Calhoun
Credell Calhoun.jpg
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/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, representing District 68. He was first elected to the chamber in 2003.

Calhoun served in the House previously, representing District 68 from 1980 to 1992.

Biography

Calhoun earned his B.A. and M.A. from Prairie View Agriculture & Medicine University. His professional experience includes working as a businessman.[1]

Committee assignments

2012-2013

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

Mississippi Committee Assignments, 2012
Education
Insurance
Management
Military Affairs, Vice Chair
Ways and Means

2010-2011

During the 2010-2011 legislative session, Calhoun served on the following committees:

Election history

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

Personal

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

External links

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Mississippi House of Representatives District 68
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