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|Position = Mississippi House of Representatives, District 122
 
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|Tenure = 2012 - present
 
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|Place of birth = Pascagoula, MS
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|Profession = Businessman  
 
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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 2012Baria represented District 46 of the [[mississippi State Senate]] from 2008-2012.
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{{tnr}}'''David Baria''' (b. December 4, 1962) is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Mississippi House of Representatives]], representing District 122.  He was first elected to the chamber in 2011.   
  
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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Baria served in the [[Mississippi State Senate]], representing District 46 from 2008 to 2012.
  
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.
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==Biography==
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Baria earned his B.S. from the University of Southern Mississippi in 1987, and J.D. from the University of Mississippi in 1990.  His professional experience includes working as an attorney and CEO of Rhino Construction.
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
 
===2012-2013===
 
===2012-2013===
During the 2012-2013 legislative session, Baria has been appointed to the following committees:
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During the 2012-2013 legislative session, Baria served on the following committees:
* [[Agriculture Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Agriculture]]
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{{Committee Assignments
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|State = Mississippi
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|year = 2012
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|Chamber = House of Representatives
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|Committee1 = Agriculture
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|Committee2 = Gaming
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|Committee3 = Judiciary B
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|Committee4 = Judiciary En Banc
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|Committee5 = Marine Resources
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|Committee6 = Ports, Harbors and Airports
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}}
  
 
===2010-2011===
 
===2010-2011===
During the 2010-2011 legislative session, Baria was appointed to the following committees:
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During the 2010-2011 legislative session, Baria served on the following committees:
* [[Constitution Committee, Mississippi Senate]]
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* [[Environment Prot, Cons and Water Res Committee, Mississippi Senate]]
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Ethics Committee, Mississippi Senate]]
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* [[Finance Committee, Mississippi Senate]]
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|State = Mississippi
* [[Judiciary, Division B Committee, Mississippi Senate]]
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|year = 2010
* [[Ports and Marine Resources Committee, Mississippi Senate]]
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|Chamber = State Senate
* [[Tourism Committee, Mississippi Senate]]
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|Committee1 = Constitution
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|Committee2 = Environment Prot, Cons and Water Res
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|Committee3 = Ethics
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|Committee4 = Finance
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|Committee5 = Judiciary, Division B
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|Committee6 = Ports and Marine Resources
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|Committee7 = Tourism
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}}
  
 
==Issues==
 
==Issues==
 
===Campaign themes===
 
===Campaign themes===
On his 2011 campaign website, Baria lists the following six priorities:<ref>[http://davidbaria.com/inner.asp?z=5B5E57 ''David Baria,'' "Issues," accessed October 27, 2011] </ref>
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====2011====
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Baria's website highlighted the following campaign themes:<ref>[http://davidbaria.com/inner.asp?z=5B5E57 ''David Baria'', "Issues," accessed October 27, 2011] </ref>
 
*"Holding Government Accountable; Transparency in Action"
 
*"Holding Government Accountable; Transparency in Action"
 
*"Making homeowner insurance more affordable"
 
*"Making homeowner insurance more affordable"
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*"Dedicated to continuing Hurricane Katrina recovery"
 
*"Dedicated to continuing Hurricane Katrina recovery"
  
==Elections==
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==Election history==
 
===2011===
 
===2011===
 
:: ''See also: [[Mississippi House of Representatives 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. <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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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.<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>
  
 
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.<ref>[http://www.sunherald.com/2011/10/23/3526732/baria-wilcox-battle-for-hancock.html ''Sun Herald,'' "Baria, Wilcox battle for Hancock County House seat," October 23, 2011] </ref>
 
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.<ref>[http://www.sunherald.com/2011/10/23/3526732/baria-wilcox-battle-for-hancock.html ''Sun Herald,'' "Baria, Wilcox battle for Hancock County House seat," October 23, 2011] </ref>
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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
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===2011===
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In 2011, Baria received $120,357 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>
  
===2009===
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{{slp donor box 2011
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|Chamber = Mississippi House of Representatives
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 120357
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|total votes = 3022
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|org1 = Rhino Construction
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|org2 = Boone, Walter Helms
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|org3 = Ameristar Casinos
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|org4 = Everhardt, Sandra J
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|org5 = Vervaeke, Tommy
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|orgdonor1 = 4,000
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|orgdonor2 = 2,000
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|orgdonor3 = 2,000
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|orgdonor4 = 2,000
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|orgdonor5 = 2,000
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|}}
  
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===2009===
 
In 2009 David Baria collected $35,480 in donations. <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=114058&PHPSESSID=a7cf5b20eebcf7dfb7fbf22ffbba3f7f 2009 contributors to David Baria]</ref>
 
In 2009 David Baria collected $35,480 in donations. <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=114058&PHPSESSID=a7cf5b20eebcf7dfb7fbf22ffbba3f7f 2009 contributors to David Baria]</ref>
  
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==Recent news==
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==Personal==
 
==Personal==
 
 
Baria and his wife, Marcie, have two children.
 
Baria and his wife, Marcie, have two children.
 
==Contact Information==
 
 
Capitol Address:<br>
 
Post Office Box 1018<br>
 
Jackson, MS 39215<br>
 
Phone: 601-359-3234<br>
 
 
District Address:<br>
 
167 Blue Heron Cove<br>
 
Bay Saint Louis, MS 39576<br>
 
Phone: 228-466-0815 (Home)<br>
 
Phone: 228-270-0001 (Work)
 
 
Email:<br>
 
dbaria@senate.ms.gov
 
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
 
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*[http://davidbaria.com/ David Baria's personal website]
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* [http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/members/senate/baria.xml Office website]
* [http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/members/senate/baria.xml Mississippi Senator Page]
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* [http://davidbaria.com/ Baria's website]
 
* [http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=69821 Legislative profile on Project Vote Smart]
 
* [http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=69821 Legislative profile on Project Vote Smart]
 
* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=69821 Biography on Project Vote Smart]
 
* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=69821 Biography on Project Vote Smart]

Revision as of 05:31, 8 June 2013

David Baria
David Baria.jpg
Mississippi House of Representatives, District 122
Incumbent
In office
2012 - present
Term ends
January 3, 2016
Years in position 2
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$10,000/year
Per diem$109/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 8, 2011
First electedNovember 8, 2011
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Mississippi State Senate, District 46
2008 - 2012
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Southern Mississippi
J.D.University of Mississippi, 1990
Personal
BirthdayDecember 4, 1962
Place of birthPascagoula, Mississippi
ProfessionBusinessman
ReligionEpiscopalian
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
David Baria (b. December 4, 1962) is a Democratic member of the Mississippi House of Representatives, representing District 122. He was first elected to the chamber in 2011.

Baria served in the Mississippi State Senate, representing District 46 from 2008 to 2012.

Biography

Baria earned his B.S. from the University of Southern Mississippi in 1987, and J.D. from the University of Mississippi in 1990. His professional experience includes working as an attorney and CEO of Rhino Construction.

Committee assignments

2012-2013

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

Mississippi Committee Assignments, 2012
Agriculture
Gaming
Judiciary B
Judiciary En Banc
Marine Resources
Ports, Harbors and Airports

2010-2011

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

Issues

Campaign themes

2011

Baria's website highlighted the following campaign themes:[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"

Election history

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

2011

In 2011, Baria received $120,357 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[6]

Mississippi House of Representatives 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to David Baria's campaign in 2011
Rhino Construction$4,000
Boone, Walter Helms$2,000
Ameristar Casinos$2,000
Everhardt, Sandra J$2,000
Vervaeke, Tommy$2,000
Total Raised in 2011 $120,357
Total Votes received in 2011 3,022
Cost of each vote received $39.83

2009

In 2009 David Baria collected $35,480 in donations. [7]

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

Recent news

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Personal

Baria and his wife, Marcie, have two children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Joseph Compretta
Mississippi House of Representatives District 122
2012 – Present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Mississippi State Senate District 46
2008–2012
Succeeded by
Philip Moran