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Blount won re-election to the [[Mississippi State Senate|Mississippi Senate]] District 29.  He ran unopposed in the primary on August 2, 2011. [[Steve Stanford]] defeated [[Gerald Kucia]] in the Republican primary. Blount defeated Stanford in the general election on November 8, 2011. <ref>[http://www.sos.ms.gov/links/elections/home/tab1/2011%20Mississippi%20House%20and%20Senate%20Candidates.pdf ''Mississippi Department of State,'' 2011 Official State Senate Candidate List]</ref>
 
Blount won re-election to the [[Mississippi State Senate|Mississippi Senate]] District 29.  He ran unopposed in the primary on August 2, 2011. [[Steve Stanford]] defeated [[Gerald Kucia]] in the Republican primary. Blount defeated Stanford in the general election on November 8, 2011. <ref>[http://www.sos.ms.gov/links/elections/home/tab1/2011%20Mississippi%20House%20and%20Senate%20Candidates.pdf ''Mississippi Department of State,'' 2011 Official State Senate Candidate List]</ref>
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Revision as of 22:09, 14 December 2011

David Blount
David Blount.jpg
Mississippi State Senate District 29
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 8, 2011
First electedNovember 6, 2007
Term limitsN/A
Personal
Birthday07/19/1967
ProfessionLegislator
ReligionEpiscopalian
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
David Blount (b. July 19, 1967) is a Democratic member of the Mississippi State Senate, representing the 29th Senatorial District.

Blount joined the Mississippi State Senate in 2008. He has served in that position since, representing the 29th district.

Blount is a past Communications Director for the Mississippi Secretary of State's Office.

Blount attended both the University of Virginia and Davidson College.

Committee assignments

2010-2011

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

Elections

2011

See also: Mississippi State Senate elections, 2011

Blount won re-election to the Mississippi Senate District 29. He ran unopposed in the primary on August 2, 2011. Steve Stanford defeated Gerald Kucia in the Republican primary. Blount defeated Stanford in the general election on November 8, 2011. [1]

Mississippi State Senate, District 29 General Election, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democrat Green check mark transparent.pngDavid Blount Incumbent 69.3% 14,126
     Republican Steve Stanford 30.7% 6,267
Total Votes 20,393

2007

See also: Mississippi State Senate elections, 2007

On November 6, 2007, David Blount ran for District 29 of the Mississippi State Senate, beating Richard White. [2]

David Blount raised $207,221 for his campaign.[3]

Mississippi Senate, District 29
Candidates Votes Percent
David Blount (D) 9,567 58%
Richard White (W) 6,924 42%

Campaign donors

2009

In 2009 David Blount collected $33,595 in donations. [4]

His five largest contributors in 2009 were:

Donor Amount
Atmos Energy $1,250
Mississippi Independent Pharmacies Association $1,000
AT&T $1,000
Mississippi Power Co. $1,000
James Ashley Ogden $1,000

Personal

Blount and his wife, Katherine, have two children.

Contact Information

Capitol Address:
Post Office Box 1018
Jackson, MS 39215
Phone: 601-359-3232

District Address:
1305 Saint Mary Street
Jackson, MS 39202

Email:
dblount@senate.ms.gov

External links

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References

Political offices
Preceded by
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Mississippi State Senate District 29
1998–present
Succeeded by
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