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|Mississippi House of Representatives|
|Bachelor's||Mississippi State University|
|Master's||Mississippi State University|
|Profession||Communication Instructor, Itawamba Community College|
Tierce is a communication instructor at Itawamba Community College and a leadership skills training specialist and motivational speaker. She holds a bachelor's degree from Mississippi State University.
On her campaign website Tierce lists the following positions:
- "I am for Conservative Values – God, Family, Country, Work, Dignity"
- "I am for making Jobs (paychecks) more attractive than government checks."
- "I am for Protecting the Unborn – PRO LIFE"
- "I am for Less Government Regulation – Pro Business & Industry"
- "I am for Lower Taxes and Less Frivolous Spending"
- "I am for Lowering the Debt in Mississippi"
- "I am for putting government back in the hands of the people and not in the hands of Obama-like Liberals in Congress"
Tierce ran in the 2011 election for Mississippi House of Representatives District 21. She defeated Terry Stewart in the primary on August 2, 2011. Tierce was defeated by incumbent Democrat Donnie Bell in the November 8 general election.
|Mississippi House of Representatives, District 21 General Election, 2011|
|Democratic||Donnie Bell Incumbent||59.5%||4,434|
|Mississippi House of Representatives District 21 Republican Primary, 2011|
Tierce was endorsed by the Mississippi Tea Party. The 21st is one of 10 districts the Tea Party’s Move the House Committee specifically targeted as necessary to win in order to gain conservative control of the House.
Tierce and her husband, Larry, have three daughters and six grandchildren.
- Clarion Ledger -- Y'all Politics, "MSGOP - Terry Stewart (R) & Deborah Tierce (R) Run against Donnie Bell (D) for HD 21," May 31, 2011.
- Deborah Tierce, "Help Elect Deborah Tierce," accessed November 1, 2011
- Associated Press, "Mississippi Primary Election Results," accessed August 3, 2011.
- Y'all Politics, "Mississippi Tea Party To Target 10 Seats," September 6, 2011
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