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|Name = Elton Gregory Snowden
 
|Name = Elton Gregory Snowden
 
|Profile picture = Elton Gregory Snowden.jpg
 
|Profile picture = Elton Gregory Snowden.jpg
|Position = Mississippi House of Representatives District 83
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|Position = Mississippi House of Representatives, District 83
 
|Status = Incumbent
 
|Status = Incumbent
|Tenure = 2000 - Present
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|Tenure = 2000 - present
|Term ends = January 3, 2012
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|Term ends = January 3, 2016
 
|Assumed office = 2000  
 
|Assumed office = 2000  
 
|Political party = Republican
 
|Political party = Republican
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|Leadership 5 =
 
|Leadership 5 =
 
|Years leadership 5 =
 
|Years leadership 5 =
|Base salary = $10,000 per year
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|Base salary = $10,000/year
 
|Per diem = $109/day
 
|Per diem = $109/day
 
|Pension =
 
|Pension =
|Last election = [[Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2007|November 6, 2007]]
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|Last election = [[Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2011|November 8, 2011]]
 
|Appointed =
 
|Appointed =
 
|Appointed by =
 
|Appointed by =
 
|First elected = November 2, 1999
 
|First elected = November 2, 1999
 
|Term limits =  
 
|Term limits =  
|Next election = [[Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2011|November 8, 2011]]
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|Next election = [[Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2015|November 3, 2015]]
 
|Prior office =
 
|Prior office =
 
|Prior office years =
 
|Prior office years =
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|Campaign website = http://www.gregsnowden.com/index.php
 
|Campaign website = http://www.gregsnowden.com/index.php
 
|Personal website =
 
|Personal website =
}}{{tnr}}'''Elton Gregory Snowden''' (b. May 30, 1954) is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Mississippi House of Representatives]].  He has represented the 83rd District since 2000.
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}}{{tnr}}'''Elton Gregory Snowden''' (b. May 30, 1954) is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Mississippi House of Representatives]], representing District 83.  He was first elected to the chamber in 1999.
  
Snowden is an attorney.  He earned his JD from Vanderbilt University and BA in History from the University of Alabama.
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==Biography==
 
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Snowden earned his B.A. in History from the University of Alabama, and J.D. from Vanderbilt University.<ref name=vs>[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=20711 ''Project Vote Smart'' - Rep. Snowden]</ref>
He is a member of the Downtown Meridian Optimist Club, East Mississippi Business Development Corporation, First Baptist Church, Florida Bar, Meridian Little Theatre, Mississippi Bar, Phi Beta Kappa Alpha of Alabama, and the Vanderbilt University Alumni Association.  He is married and has 2 children.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=20711 ''Project Vote Smart'' - Rep. Snowden]</ref>
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==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
Snowden currently serves on the following committees:
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===2012-2013===
* [[Constitution Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Constitution]]
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During the 2012-2013 legislative session, Snowden served on the following committees:
* [[Judiciary A Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Judiciary A]]
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* [[Judiciary En Banc Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Judiciary En Banc]]
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Municipalities Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Municipalities]]
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|State = Mississippi
* [[Public Health and Human Services Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Public Health And Human Services]]
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|year = 2012
* [[Rules Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Rules]]
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|Chamber = House of Representatives
* [[State Library Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|State Library]]
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|Committee1 = Compilation, Revision and Publication
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|Committee2 = Constitution
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|Committee3 = Judiciary B
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|Committee4 = Judiciary En Banc
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|Committee5 = Legislative Budget
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|Committee6 = Management
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|Chair6 = Chair
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|Committee7 = Municipalities
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|Committee8 = Rules
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}}
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===2010-2011===
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During the 2010-2011 legislative session, Snowden served on the following committees:
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{{Committee Assignments
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|Collapse=Yes
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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 = Constitution
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|Committee2 = Judiciary A
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|Committee3 = Judiciary En Banc
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|Committee4 = Municipalities
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|Committee5 = Public Health and Human Services
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|Committee6 = Rules
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|Committee7 = State Library
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}}
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==Issues==
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===Presidential preference===
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{{presendorse|2012|Mitt Romney}}<ref>[http://www.mittromney.com/news/press/2012/01/mitt-romney-announces-support-mississippi-lt-governor-reeves-and-other-leaders ''Mitt Romney for President,'' "Mitt Romney Announces Support of Mississippi Lt. Governor Reeves and Other Leaders," January 20, 2012]</ref>
  
==Elections==
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==Election history==
 
===2011===
 
===2011===
 
:: ''See also: [[Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2011]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2011]]''
  
 
On November 8, 2011, Snowden won re-election to District 83 of the [[Mississippi House of Representatives]].  He ran unopposed in the August 2 primary and defeated Democrat [[Gary Houston]] 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>
 
On November 8, 2011, Snowden won re-election to District 83 of the [[Mississippi House of Representatives]].  He ran unopposed in the August 2 primary and defeated Democrat [[Gary Houston]] 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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{{Election box 2011
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|Chamber= Mississippi House of Representatives, District 83 General Election
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|party1= Republican
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|party2= Democratic
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|party3= Independent
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|winner1 = Elton Gregory Snowden
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|Inc1 = Y
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|votes1 = 2379
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|candidate2 = Gary Houston
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|votes2 = 2969
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|candidate3 = Samuel Thompson
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|votes3 = 356
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}}
  
 
===2007===
 
===2007===
 
:: ''See also: [[Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2007]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2007]]''
  
On November 6, 2007 Snowden was re-elected in District 83, running unopposed.<ref>http://www.sos.state.ms.us/elections/2007/Statewide%20Elections.asp</ref>
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On November 6, 2007 Snowden was re-elected in District 83, 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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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
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===2011===
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In 2011, Snowden received $43,640 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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{{slp donor box 2011
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|Chamber = Mississippi House of Representatives
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 43640
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|total votes = 2969
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|org1 = Mississippi House Republican Conference
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|org2 = Mississippi Association Of Realtors
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|org3 = Mississippi Dental Association
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|org4 = State Farm
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|org5 = Improve Mississippi
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|orgdonor1 = 4,000
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|orgdonor2 = 2,000
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|orgdonor3 = 1,500
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|orgdonor4 = 1,500
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|orgdonor5 = 1,410
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|}}
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===2007===
 
===2007===
In 2007, Snowden collected $8,700 in donations.<ref> http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=94827</ref>
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In 2007, Snowden collected $8,700 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=94827 ''Follow the Money'', 2007 contributions to Elton Gregory Snowden.]</ref>
  
 
Listed below are the five largest contributors to his campaign.
 
Listed below are the five largest contributors to his campaign.
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==Contact Information==
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==Personal==
 
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Snowden is married and has two children.  He has been a member of the Downtown Meridian Optimist Club, East Mississippi Business Development Corporation, First Baptist Church, Florida Bar, Meridian Little Theatre, Mississippi Bar, Phi Beta Kappa Alpha of Alabama, and the Vanderbilt University Alumni Association.<ref name=vs/>
Capitol Address:<br>
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Post Office Box 1018<br>
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Jackson, MS 39215-1018<br><br>
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District Address:<br>
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Post Office Box 3807<br?
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Meridian, MS 39303-3857<br>
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Phone: 601-693-5700                601-693-5700       (Business)<br>
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Phone: 601-527-5350 (Mobile)<br>
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Capitol Email:<br>
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gsnowden@house.ms.gov<br>
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District Email:<br>
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greg@gregsnowden.com<br>
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==External links==
 
==External links==
 
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* [http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/members/house/snowden.xml Office website]
* [http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/members/house/snowden.xml Mississippi House Member Page]
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* [http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=20711 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
* [http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=20711 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=20711 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=20711 Biography from Project Vote Smart]

Revision as of 22:39, 13 November 2013

Elton Gregory Snowden
Elton Gregory Snowden.jpg
Mississippi House of Representatives, District 83
Incumbent
In office
2000 - present
Term ends
January 3, 2016
Years in position 14
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$10,000/year
Per diem$109/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 8, 2011
First electedNovember 2, 1999
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Alabama, 1976
J.D.Vanderbilt University, 1979
Personal
BirthdayMay 30, 1954
ProfessionAttorney
ReligionBaptist
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Elton Gregory Snowden (b. May 30, 1954) is a Republican member of the Mississippi House of Representatives, representing District 83. He was first elected to the chamber in 1999.

Biography

Snowden earned his B.A. in History from the University of Alabama, and J.D. from Vanderbilt University.[1]

Committee assignments

2012-2013

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

Mississippi Committee Assignments, 2012
Compilation, Revision and Publication
Constitution
Judiciary B
Judiciary En Banc
Legislative Budget
Management, Chair
Municipalities
Rules

2010-2011

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

Issues

Presidential preference

2012

See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Greg Snowden endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [2]

Election history

2011

See also: Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2011

On November 8, 2011, Snowden won re-election to District 83 of the Mississippi House of Representatives. He ran unopposed in the August 2 primary and defeated Democrat Gary Houston in the November 8 general election. [3]

Mississippi House of Representatives, District 83 General Election, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngElton Gregory Snowden Incumbent 41.7% 2,379
     Democratic Gary Houston 52.1% 2,969
     Independent Samuel Thompson 6.2% 356
Total Votes 5,704

2007

See also: Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2007

On November 6, 2007 Snowden was re-elected in District 83, running unopposed.[4]

Mississippi House of Representatives, District 83 (2007)
Candidates Votes Percent


Elton Gregory Snowden (R) 3,880 100.00%

Campaign donors

2011

In 2011, Snowden received $43,640 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[5]

2007

In 2007, Snowden collected $8,700 in donations.[6]

Listed below are the five largest contributors to his campaign.

Donor Amount
Mississippi Medical Association $1,000
Gulf States Toyota $1,000
AT&T $600
Associated General Contractors of Mississippi $500
Entertainment Software Association $500

Personal

Snowden is married and has two children. He has been a member of the Downtown Meridian Optimist Club, East Mississippi Business Development Corporation, First Baptist Church, Florida Bar, Meridian Little Theatre, Mississippi Bar, Phi Beta Kappa Alpha of Alabama, and the Vanderbilt University Alumni Association.[1]

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