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Parker won the special election for District 19 of the [[Mississippi State Senate]].<ref>[http://yallpolitics.com/index.php/yp/post/33154/ ''Y'all Politics,'' "David Parker kicks of SD 19 special election campaign," September 6, 2012]</ref> The seat was vacant following [[Merle Flowers]]'s (R) resignation on May 24, 2012 in order to spend more time with his family.<ref>[http://www.clarionledger.com/article/20120716/NEWS04/120716030/November-special-election-set-District-19-state-Senate-seat?odyssey=nav|head ''Clarion Ledger,'' "Mississippi governor sets special election for District 19 state Senate seat," July 16, 2012]</ref> Parker faced [[Mike Smith (Mississippi)|Mike Smith]], [[David Blackwell]], and [[Pat Nelson]] in the non-partisan race on November 6, 2012. Since no candidate received a majority, a runoff took place on November 27 between Parker and Nelson, which Parker won.<ref>[http://www.therepublic.com/view/story/eba6528a21764e569f4d9358aebf6af0/MS--Legislature-Special-Elections ''The Republic,'' "Candidates for Miss. House and Senate special elections will run under old district lines," October 9, 2012]</ref><ref>[http://www.sfgate.com/news/article/Runoff-ahead-in-Mississippi-Senate-District-19-4016721.php ''San Francisco Chronicle,'' "Runoff ahead in Mississippi Senate District 19," November 7, 2012]</ref><ref>[http://blogs.clarionledger.com/samrhall/2012/11/27/david-parker-defeats-rep-pat-nelson-to-replace-retired-sen-merle-flowers/ ''Clarion Ledger,'' "David Parker Defeats Rep. Pat Nelson To Replace Retired Sen. Merle Flowers," November 27, 2012]</ref>
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Parker won the special election for District 19 of the [[Mississippi State Senate]].<ref>[http://yallpolitics.com/index.php/yp/post/33154/ ''Y'all Politics,'' "David Parker kicks of SD 19 special election campaign," September 6, 2012]</ref> The seat was vacant following [[Merle Flowers]]'s (R) resignation on May 24, 2012 in order to spend more time with his family.<ref>[http://www.clarionledger.com/article/20120716/NEWS04/120716030/November-special-election-set-District-19-state-Senate-seat?odyssey=nav|head ''Clarion Ledger,'' "Mississippi governor sets special election for District 19 state Senate seat," July 16, 2012]</ref> Parker faced [[Mike Smith (Mississippi)|Mike Smith]], [[David Blackwell]], and [[Pat Nelson]] in the nonpartisan race on November 6, 2012. Since no candidate received a majority, a runoff took place on November 27 between Parker and Nelson, which Parker won.<ref>[http://www.therepublic.com/view/story/eba6528a21764e569f4d9358aebf6af0/MS--Legislature-Special-Elections ''The Republic,'' "Candidates for Miss. House and Senate special elections will run under old district lines," October 9, 2012]</ref><ref>[http://www.sfgate.com/news/article/Runoff-ahead-in-Mississippi-Senate-District-19-4016721.php ''San Francisco Chronicle,'' "Runoff ahead in Mississippi Senate District 19," November 7, 2012]</ref><ref>[http://blogs.clarionledger.com/samrhall/2012/11/27/david-parker-defeats-rep-pat-nelson-to-replace-retired-sen-merle-flowers/ ''Clarion Ledger,'' "David Parker Defeats Rep. Pat Nelson To Replace Retired Sen. Merle Flowers," November 27, 2012]</ref>
  
 
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David Parker
David Parker.jpg
Mississippi State Senate, District 19
Incumbent
In office
December 11, 2012 – present
Term ends
January 3, 2016
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$10,000/year
Per diem$109/day
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 27, 2012
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
Term limitsN/A
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
David Parker is a Republican member of the Mississippi State Senate, representing District 19. He was first elected to the chamber in the November 27, 2012 special election.

Committee assignments

2012-2013

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

Mississippi Committee Assignments, 2012
Economic Development
Elections
Finance
Housing
Judiciary, Division A
Public Health and Welfare

Election history

2012 special election

See also: State legislative special elections, 2012

Parker won the special election for District 19 of the Mississippi State Senate.[1] The seat was vacant following Merle Flowers's (R) resignation on May 24, 2012 in order to spend more time with his family.[2] Parker faced Mike Smith, David Blackwell, and Pat Nelson in the nonpartisan race on November 6, 2012. Since no candidate received a majority, a runoff took place on November 27 between Parker and Nelson, which Parker won.[3][4][5]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Merle Flowers (R)
Mississippi State Senate District 19
2012–present
Succeeded by
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