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Revision as of 14:32, 6 July 2010

David Blount
David Blount.jpg
Mississippi State Senate District 29
Assumed office
Current term ends
Political party Democratic
Profession Legislator
Website Senate website
David Blount (b. July 19, 1967) is a Democratic member of the Mississippi State Senate, representing the 29th Senatorial District.


Blount attended both the University of Virginia and Davidson College.

Professional experience

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

Political experience

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

Committee assignments



On November 6, 2007, David Blount ran for District 29 of the Mississippi State Senate, beating Richard White. [1]

David Blount raised $207,221 for his campaign.[2]

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

Campaign donors


In 2009 David Blount collected $33,595 in donations. [3]

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


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


External links

Political offices
Preceded by
Mississippi State Senate District 29
Succeeded by

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