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{{tnr}}'''David Baria''' (b. December 4, 1962) is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Mississippi State Senate]], representing the 46th Senatorial District.
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{{tnr}}'''David Baria''' (b. December 4, 1962) is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Mississippi House of Representatives]].  He has represented the 122nd District since 2012. Baria represented District 46 of the [[mississippi State Senate]] from 2008-2012.
 
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Baria joined the Mississippi State Senate in 2008.  He has served in that position since, representing the 46th district.
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Baria worked as an Attorney for various firms from 1990 to 2002.  He then worked for Baria, Hankins, and Stracenes from 2002 to 2005.  He has been CEO of Rhino Construction, Limited Liability Company, from 2005 to the present.
 
Baria worked as an Attorney for various firms from 1990 to 2002.  He then worked for Baria, Hankins, and Stracenes from 2002 to 2005.  He has been CEO of Rhino Construction, Limited Liability Company, from 2005 to the present.
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Revision as of 13:37, 4 January 2012

David Baria
David Baria.jpg
Mississippi State Senate District 46
Incumbent
In office
2008 - Present
Term ends
January 10, 2012
Years in position 6
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$10,000 per year
Per diem$109/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2007
First electedNovember 6, 2007
Next generalNovember 8, 2011
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Southern Mississippi
J.D.University of Mississippi, 1990
Personal
Birthday12/04/1962
Place of birthPascagoula, MS
ProfessionBusinessman
ReligionEpiscopalian
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
David Baria (b. December 4, 1962) is a Democratic member of the Mississippi House of Representatives. He has represented the 122nd District since 2012. Baria represented District 46 of the mississippi State Senate from 2008-2012.

Baria worked as an Attorney for various firms from 1990 to 2002. He then worked for Baria, Hankins, and Stracenes from 2002 to 2005. He has been CEO of Rhino Construction, Limited Liability Company, from 2005 to the present.

Baria earned his BS from the University of Southern Mississippi in 1987. He went on to receive his JD from the University of Mississippi in 1990.

Committee assignments

2010-2011

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

Issues

Campaign themes

On his 2011 campaign website, Baria lists the following six priorities:[1]

  • "Holding Government Accountable; Transparency in Action"
  • "Making homeowner insurance more affordable"
  • "Leading tourism recovery for Mississippi Gulf Coast"
  • "Funding Hancock County Schools"
  • "Helping our seafood industry: holding BP accountable"
  • "Dedicated to continuing Hurricane Katrina recovery"

Elections

2011

See also: Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2011

On November 8, 2011, Baria won election to District 122 of the Mississippi House of Representatives. He ran unopposed in the August 2 primary and defeated Republican candidate Dorothy Wilcox in the November 8 general election. [2]

Baria said he decided to run for House in order to have more of an impact as a legislator. “The power in the Legislature is vested in the committee system. In the House I’m much more likely to have better assignments ... People who know me will tell you I am not a back-bencher. I ran because I wanted to go to Jackson and effectuate some change, particularly in insurance and how we handle insurance claims,” he stated.[3]

Mississippi House of Representatives, District 122 General Election, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democrat Green check mark transparent.pngDavid Baria 58.6% 3,022
     Republican Dorothy Wilcox 41.4% 2,131
Total Votes 5,153

2007

See also: Mississippi State Senate elections, 2007

On November 6, 2007, David Baria ran for District 46 of the Mississippi State Senate, beating James Overstreet. [4]

David Baria raised $124,118 for his campaign.[5]

Mississippi Senate, District 46
Candidates Votes Percent
David Baria (D) 9,072 77%
James Overstreet (C) 2,712 23%

Campaign donors

2009

In 2009 David Baria collected $35,480 in donations. [6]

His four largest contributors in 2009 were:

Donor Amount
Ameristar Casinos $1,000
Capitol Advocacy Group $1,000
Knights Marine & Ind. Serv. $1,000
Rhino Construction $1,000

Personal

Baria and his wife, Marcie, have two children.

Contact Information

Capitol Address:
Post Office Box 1018
Jackson, MS 39215
Phone: 601-359-3234

District Address:
167 Blue Heron Cove
Bay Saint Louis, MS 39576
Phone: 228-466-0815 (Home)
Phone: 228-270-0001 (Work)

Email:
dbaria@senate.ms.gov

External links

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References

Political offices
Preceded by
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Mississippi State Senate District 46
2008–present
Succeeded by
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