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'''David Blount''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Mississippi Senate]], representing the 29th Senatorial District.
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|Position = Mississippi State Senate, District 29
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|Last election = [[Mississippi State Senate elections, 2011|November 8, 2011]]
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{{tnr}}'''David Blount''' (b. July 19, 1967) is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Mississippi State Senate]], representing District 29.  He was first elected to the chamber in 2007.
  
==Background==
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==Biography==
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Blount attended both the University of Virginia and Davidson College.  His professional experience includes working as Communications Director for the Mississippi Secretary of State's Office.
  
==Contact Information==
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==Committee assignments==
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===2012-2013===
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In the 2012-2013 legislative session, Blount served on the following committees:
  
Capitol Address:<br>
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{{Committee Assignments
Post Office Box 1018<br>
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|State = Mississippi
Jackson, MS 39215<br>
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|year = 2012
Phone: 601-359-3232<br>
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|Chamber = State Senate
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|Committee1 = Public Property
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|Chair1 = Chair
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|Committee2 = Elections
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|Chair2 = Vice Chair
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|Committee3 = Accountability, Efficiency, Transparency
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|Committee4 = Appropriations
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|Committee5 = Congressional Redistricting
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|Committee6 = Education
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|Committee7 = Ethics
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|Committee8 = Judiciary, Division B
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|Committee9 = Legislative Reapportionment
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|Committee10 = Public Health and Welfare
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}}
  
District Address:<br>
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===2010-2011===
1305 Saint Mary Street<br>
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In the 2010-2011 legislative session, Blount served on these committees:
Jackson, MS 39202
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Email:<br>
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{{Committee Assignments
dblount@senate.ms.gov
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|State = Mississippi
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|year = 2010
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|Chamber = State Senate
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|Committee1 = Appropriations
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|Committee2 = Drug Policy
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|Committee3 = Education
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|Committee4 = Elections
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|Committee5 = Ethics
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|Committee6 = Fees, Salaries and Administration
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|Committee7 = Judiciary, Division B
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|Committee8 = Labor
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|Committee9 = Public Utilities
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}}
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==Election history==
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===2011===
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:: ''See also: [[Mississippi State Senate elections, 2011]]''
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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>
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{{Election box 2011
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|Chamber= Mississippi State Senate, District 29 General Election
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|party1= Democrat
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|party2= Republican
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|winner1 = David Blount
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|Inc1 = Y
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|votes1 = 14126
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|candidate2 = Steve Stanford
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|votes2 = 6267
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}}
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===2007===
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:: ''See also: [[Mississippi State Senate elections, 2007]]''
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On November 6, 2007, David Blount ran for District 29 of the [[Mississippi State Senate]], beating Richard White. <ref>[http://www.sos.state.ms.us/elections/2007/Statewide%20Results/Single%20County%20State%20Senate%20Offices.pdf ''Mississippi State Senate official election results for 2007'']</ref>
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David Blount raised $207,221 for his campaign.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=94514 ''Follow the Money's report on Blount's 2007 campaign contributions'']</ref>
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  office = Mississippi Senate, District 29
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}}
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|-
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| colspan="2" | '''David Blount (D)'''
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| align="right" | '''9,567'''
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| align="center" | 58%
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|-
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| colspan="2" | Richard White (W)
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| align="right" | 6,924
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| align="center" | 42%
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|}
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==Campaign donors==
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===2011===
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In 2011, Blount received $169,407 in campaign donations.  The top contributors are listed below.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=MS&y=2011&f=S&so=O#sorttable Follow the Money - 2011 contributions]</ref>
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{{slp donor box 2011
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|Chamber = Mississippi State Senate
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 169407
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|total votes = 14126
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|org1 = Molpus, Dick & Sally
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|org2 = Blount, Dr & Mrs Richard & Martha
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|org3 = Mississippi Hospital Association
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|org4 = Unitemized Contributions
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|org5 = Barksdale, James L
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|orgdonor1 = 5,000
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|orgdonor2 = 5,000
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|orgdonor3 = 5,000
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|orgdonor4 = 4,975
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|orgdonor5 = 4,000
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|}}
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===2009===
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In 2009 David Blount collected $33,595 in donations. <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=114050 2009 contributors to David Blount]</ref>
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His five largest contributors in 2009 were:
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|-
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| Atmos Energy
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| align="right" | $1,250
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| Mississippi Independent Pharmacies Association
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| align="right" | $1,000
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| AT&T
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| align="right" | $1,000
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| Mississippi Power Co.
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| align="right" | $1,000
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| James Ashley Ogden
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| align="right" | $1,000
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==Personal==
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Blount and his wife, Katherine, have two children.
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==Recent news==
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This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term '''David + Blount + Mississippi + Senate'''
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:''All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.''
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<rss>http://news.google.com/news?hl=en&gl=us&q=David+Blount+Mississippi+Senate&um=1&ie=UTF-8&output=rss|template=slpfeed|max=10|title=David Blount News Feed</rss>
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
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* [http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/members/senate/blount.xml Office website]
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* [http://www.votedavidblount.com/ Campaign website]
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* [http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=69833 Legislative profile on Project Vote Smart]
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* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=69833 Biography on Project Vote Smart]
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* Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=114050 2009], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=94514 2007]
  
* [http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/members/senate/blount.xml Mississippi Senator Page]
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==References==
* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=69833 Biography on Project Vote]
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Revision as of 10:20, 8 June 2013

David Blount
David Blount.jpg
Mississippi State Senate, District 29
Incumbent
In office
2008 - present
Term ends
January 3, 2016
Years in position 6
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$10,000/year
Per diem$109/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 8, 2011
First electedNovember 6, 2007
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
Term limitsN/A
Personal
BirthdayJuly 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 District 29. He was first elected to the chamber in 2007.

Biography

Blount attended both the University of Virginia and Davidson College. His professional experience includes working as Communications Director for the Mississippi Secretary of State's Office.

Committee assignments

2012-2013

In the 2012-2013 legislative session, Blount served on the following committees:

Mississippi Committee Assignments, 2012
Public Property, Chair
Elections, Vice Chair
Accountability, Efficiency, Transparency
Appropriations
Congressional Redistricting
Education
Ethics
Judiciary, Division B
Legislative Reapportionment
Public Health and Welfare

2010-2011

In the 2010-2011 legislative session, Blount served on these committees:

Election history

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

2011

In 2011, Blount received $169,407 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[4]

Mississippi State Senate 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to David Blount's campaign in 2011
Molpus, Dick & Sally$5,000
Blount, Dr & Mrs Richard & Martha$5,000
Mississippi Hospital Association$5,000
Unitemized Contributions$4,975
Barksdale, James L$4,000
Total Raised in 2011 $169,407
Total Votes received in 2011 14,126
Cost of each vote received $11.99

2009

In 2009 David Blount collected $33,595 in donations. [5]

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.

Recent news

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All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.

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