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'''David Myers''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Mississippi House of Representatives]], representing the 98th District since 1996.
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|Position = Mississippi House of Representatives, District 98
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|Status = Incumbent
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}}{{tnr}}'''David W. Myers''' (b. December 30, 1961) is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Mississippi House of Representatives]], representing District 98.  He was first elected to the chamber in 1995.
  
==Background==
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==Biography==
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Myers earned his B.S. from the University of Phoenix and attended Hinds Junior College and Southwest Junior College.  His professional experience includes working as an independent contractor.<ref name=vs>[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=8846 ''Project Vote Smart'' - Rep. Myers]</ref>
  
==Contact Information==
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==Committee assignments==
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===2012-2013===
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During the 2012-2013 legislative session, Myers 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 39215-1018<br>
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|year = 2012
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|Chamber = House of Representatives
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|Committee1 = Medicaid
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|Committee2 = Military Affairs
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|Committee3 = Municipalities
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|Chair3 = Vice Chair
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|Committee4 = Public Utilities
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}}
  
District Address:<br>
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===2010-2011===
808 North Cherry Street<br>
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During the 2010-2011 legislative session, Myers served on the following committees:
McComb, MS 39648<br>
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Phone: 601-684-4000 (Business)<br>
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Phone: 601-684-1709 (Home)<br>
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Email:<br>
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{{Committee Assignments
dmyers@house.ms.gov
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|State = Mississippi
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|year = 2010
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|Chamber = House of Representatives
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|Committee1 = Municipalities
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|Chair1 = Chair
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|Committee2 = Education
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|Committee3 = Insurance
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|Committee4 = Military Affairs
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|Committee5 = Public Utilities
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|Committee6 = Ways and Means
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}}
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==Election history==
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===2011===
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:: ''See also: [[Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2011]]''
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On November 8, 2011, Myers won re-election to District 98 of the [[Mississippi House of Representatives]]. He defeated [[Tasha Dillon]] in the August 2 primary and was unchallenged 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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{{Primary election box 2011
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|Chamber= Mississippi House of Representatives District 98 Democratic Primary
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|party=Democratic
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|winner1 =David Myers
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|Inc1 = Y
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|candidate2 =Tasha Dillon
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|votes1 =2922
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|votes2 =2069
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}}
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===2007===
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:: ''See also: [[Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2007]]''
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On November 6, 2007 Myers was re-elected in District 98, running unopposed.<ref>[http://www.sos.state.ms.us/elections/2007/Statewide%20Elections.asp ''Mississippi Secretary of State'', 2007 election results.]</ref>
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  office = Mississippi House of Representatives, District 98 (2007)
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}}
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|-
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| colspan="2" | '''David Myers (D)'''
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| align="right" | '''4,970'''
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| align="center" | '''100.00%'''
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|}
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==Campaign donors==
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===2011===
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In 2011, Myers received $22,049 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>
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|Chamber = Mississippi House of Representatives
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 22049
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|total votes = 6476
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|org1 = Entergy
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|org2 = At&T
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|org3 = Mpc Pac
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|org4 = Cockorham, Angela
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|org5 = Electric Power Association Of Mississippi
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|orgdonor1 = 1,000
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|orgdonor2 = 900
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|orgdonor3 = 800
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|orgdonor4 = 700
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|orgdonor5 = 700
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|}}
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===2007===
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In 2007, Myers collected $4,500 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=94751 ''Follow the Money'', 2007 contributions to David Myers.]</ref>
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Listed below are the five largest contributors to his campaign.
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|-
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| AT&T
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| align="right" | $500
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| Isle of Capri Casino
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| align="right" | $500
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| Electric Power Associates of Mississippi
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| align="right" | $400
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|-
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| Ameristar Casinos
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| align="right" | $350
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| Mississippi Bail Agents Association
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| align="right" | $250
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|}
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==Personal==
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Myers has been a member of the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated, Boys' and Girls' Club, LOOK, Masons, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Parent Teacher Association, and Project Forward.<ref name=vs/>
  
 
==External links==
 
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* [http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/members/house/myers.xml Office website]
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* [http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=8846 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
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* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=8846 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
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* Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=114023 2009], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=94751 2007], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=78005 2005], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=17840 2003], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=38274 1999]
  
* [http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/members/house/myers.xml Biography on Mississippi House Member Page]
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==References==
* [http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=8846 Biography on Project Vote Smart]
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Revision as of 15:55, 22 October 2013

David Myers
David Myers, Mississippi Representative.jpg
Mississippi House of Representatives, District 98
Incumbent
In office
1996 - present
Term ends
January 3, 2016
Years in position 18
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$10,000/year
Per diem$109/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 8, 2011
First electedNovember 7, 1995
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Phoenix
Personal
BirthdayDecember 30, 1961
ProfessionIndependent Contractor
ReligionBaptist
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
David W. Myers (b. December 30, 1961) is a Democratic member of the Mississippi House of Representatives, representing District 98. He was first elected to the chamber in 1995.

Biography

Myers earned his B.S. from the University of Phoenix and attended Hinds Junior College and Southwest Junior College. His professional experience includes working as an independent contractor.[1]

Committee assignments

2012-2013

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

Mississippi Committee Assignments, 2012
Medicaid
Military Affairs
Municipalities, Vice Chair
Public Utilities

2010-2011

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

Election history

2011

See also: Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2011

On November 8, 2011, Myers won re-election to District 98 of the Mississippi House of Representatives. He defeated Tasha Dillon in the August 2 primary and was unchallenged in the November 8 general election. [2]

Mississippi House of Representatives District 98 Democratic Primary, 2011
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngDavid Myers Incumbent 58.5% 2,922
Tasha Dillon 41.5% 2,069
Total Votes 4,991

2007

See also: Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2007

On November 6, 2007 Myers was re-elected in District 98, running unopposed.[3]

Mississippi House of Representatives, District 98 (2007)
Candidates Votes Percent


David Myers (D) 4,970 100.00%

Campaign donors

2011

In 2011, Myers received $22,049 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[4]

2007

In 2007, Myers collected $4,500 in donations.[5]

Listed below are the five largest contributors to his campaign.

Donor Amount
AT&T $500
Isle of Capri Casino $500
Electric Power Associates of Mississippi $400
Ameristar Casinos $350
Mississippi Bail Agents Association $250

Personal

Myers has been a member of the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated, Boys' and Girls' Club, LOOK, Masons, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Parent Teacher Association, and Project Forward.[1]

External links

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Mississippi House of Representatives District 98
1996–present
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