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'''Deborah Dawkins''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Mississippi Senate]], representing the 48th Senatorial District.
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|Position = Mississippi State Senate, District 48
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|Last election = [[Mississippi State Senate elections, 2011|November 8, 2011]]
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{{tnr}}'''Deborah Jeanne Dawkins''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Mississippi State Senate]], representing District 48.  She was first elected to the chamber in 1999.
  
==Background==
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==Biography==
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Dawkins attended the University of Texas and the London School of Economics, and earned her B.S. in Business Administration and Marketing from the University of Southern Mississippi in 1995.  Her professional experience includes working as a marketing consultant and surgical technician.
  
==Contact Information==
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==Committee assignments==
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===2012-2013===
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In the 2012-2013 legislative session, Dawkins served on the following committees:
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{{Committee Assignments
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|State = Mississippi
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|year = 2012
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|Chamber = State Senate
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|Committee1 = State Library
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|Chair1 = Chair
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|Committee2 = Environment Prot, Cons and Water Res
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|Chair2 = Vice Chair
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|Committee3 = Drug Policy
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|Committee4 = Finance
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|Committee5 = Forestry
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|Committee6 = Highways and Transportation
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|Committee7 = Insurance
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|Committee8 = Investigate State Offices
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|Committee9 = Ports and Marine Resources
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}}
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===2010-2011===
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In the 2010-2011 legislative session, Dawkins served on these committees:
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{{Committee Assignments
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|State = Mississippi
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|year = 2010
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|Chamber = State Senate
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|Committee1 = County Affairs
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|Committee2 = Drug Policy
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|Committee3 = Enrolled Bills
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|Committee4 = Environment Prot, Cons and Water Res
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|Committee5 = Finance
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|Committee6 = Insurance
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|Committee7 = Investigate State Offices
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|Committee8 = Oil, Gas and Other Minerals
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|Committee9 = Ports and Marine Resources
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|Committee10 = State Library
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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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Dawkins won re-election to the [[Mississippi State Senate|Mississippi Senate]] District 48.  She ran unopposed in the primary on August 2, 2011.  [[Ashley Skellie]] also ran unopposed in the Republican primary. Dawkins defeated Skellie 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 48 General Election
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|party1= Democrat
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|party2= Republican
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|winner1 = Deborah Dawkins
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|Inc1 = Y
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|votes1 = 4689
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|candidate2 = Ashley Skellie
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|votes2 = 4648
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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, Deborah Dawkins ran for District 48 of the [[Mississippi State Senate]], beating Ashley Skellie. <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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Deborah Dawkins raised $38,452 for her campaign.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=94582 ''Follow the Money's report on Dawkins's 2007 campaign contributions'']</ref>
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  office = Mississippi Senate, District 48
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}}
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|-
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| colspan="2" | '''Deborah Dawkins (D)'''
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| align="right" | '''4,707'''
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| align="center" | 53.2%
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|-
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| colspan="2" | Ashley Skellie (R)
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| align="right" | 4,145
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| align="center" | 46.8%
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|}
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==Campaign donors==
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===2011===
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In 2011, Dawkins received $30,877 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 = 30877
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|total votes = 4689
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|org1 = Dawkins, Deborah
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|org2 = Mississippi Association For Justice
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|org3 = Mississippi Hospital Association
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|org4 = Blackmon, Barbara M
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|org5 = Edward A Williamson PA
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|orgdonor1 = 10,000
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|orgdonor2 = 8,000
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|orgdonor3 = 5,000
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|orgdonor4 = 1,000
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|orgdonor5 = 750
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|}}
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===2009===
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In 2009 Deborah Dawkins collected $200 in donations. <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=114060&PHPSESSID=a7cf5b20eebcf7dfb7fbf22ffbba3f7f 2009 contributors to Deborah Dawkins]</ref>
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Her contribution in 2009 was unitemized.
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==Personal==
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Dawkins and her husband, Craig, have three 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 '''Deborah + Dawkins + 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|feed=http://news.google.com/news?hl=en&gl=us&q=Deborah+Dawkins+Mississippi+Senate&um=1&ie=UTF-8&output=rss|template=slpfeed|max=10|title=Deborah Dawkins News Feed}}
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
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* [http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/members/senate/dawkins.xml Office website]
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* [http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=20665 Legislative profile on Project Vote Smart]
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* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=20665 Biography on Project Vote Smart]
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* Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=114060 2009], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=94582 2007], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=77927 2005], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=17622 2003], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=38103 1999]
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*[http://www.linkedin.com/pub/deborah-dawkins/13/556/2a9 LinkedIn profile]
  
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==References==
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Revision as of 01:08, 10 June 2013

Deborah Dawkins
Deborah Dawkins.jpg
Mississippi State Senate, District 48
Incumbent
In office
2000 - present
Term ends
January 3, 2016
Years in position 14
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$10,000/year
Per diem$109/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 8, 2011
First elected1999
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Southern Mississippi
Personal
ProfessionMarketing Consultant/Surgical Technician
ReligionUnited Methodist
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Deborah Jeanne Dawkins is a Democratic member of the Mississippi State Senate, representing District 48. She was first elected to the chamber in 1999.

Biography

Dawkins attended the University of Texas and the London School of Economics, and earned her B.S. in Business Administration and Marketing from the University of Southern Mississippi in 1995. Her professional experience includes working as a marketing consultant and surgical technician.

Committee assignments

2012-2013

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

Mississippi Committee Assignments, 2012
State Library, Chair
Environment Prot, Cons and Water Res, Vice Chair
Drug Policy
Finance
Forestry
Highways and Transportation
Insurance
Investigate State Offices
Ports and Marine Resources

2010-2011

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

Mississippi Committee Assignments, 2010
County Affairs
Drug Policy
Enrolled Bills
Environment Prot, Cons and Water Res
Finance
Insurance
Investigate State Offices
Oil, Gas and Other Minerals
Ports and Marine Resources
State Library

Election history

2011

See also: Mississippi State Senate elections, 2011

Dawkins won re-election to the Mississippi Senate District 48. She ran unopposed in the primary on August 2, 2011. Ashley Skellie also ran unopposed in the Republican primary. Dawkins defeated Skellie in the general election on November 8, 2011. [1]

Mississippi State Senate, District 48 General Election, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democrat Green check mark transparent.pngDeborah Dawkins Incumbent 50.2% 4,689
     Republican Ashley Skellie 49.8% 4,648
Total Votes 9,337

2007

See also: Mississippi State Senate elections, 2007

On November 6, 2007, Deborah Dawkins ran for District 48 of the Mississippi State Senate, beating Ashley Skellie. [2]

Deborah Dawkins raised $38,452 for her campaign.[3]

Mississippi Senate, District 48
Candidates Votes Percent


Deborah Dawkins (D) 4,707 53.2%
Ashley Skellie (R) 4,145 46.8%

Campaign donors

2011

In 2011, Dawkins received $30,877 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[4]

2009

In 2009 Deborah Dawkins collected $200 in donations. [5]

Her contribution in 2009 was unitemized.

Personal

Dawkins and her husband, Craig, have three children.

Recent news

This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term Deborah + Dawkins + Mississippi + Senate

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

Deborah Dawkins News Feed

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