Difference between revisions of "Esther Harrison"

From Ballotpedia
Jump to: navigation, search
(Committee assignments)
(9 intermediate revisions by 5 users not shown)
Line 3: Line 3:
 
|Name = Esther Harrison
 
|Name = Esther Harrison
 
|Profile picture = Esther Harrison.jpg
 
|Profile picture = Esther Harrison.jpg
|Position = Mississippi House of Representatives District 41
+
|Position = Mississippi House of Representatives, District 41
 
|Status = Incumbent
 
|Status = Incumbent
 
|Tenure = 2000 - present
 
|Tenure = 2000 - present
|Term ends = January 3, 2012
+
|Term ends = January 3, 2016
 
|Assumed office = 2000
 
|Assumed office = 2000
 
|Political party = Democratic | Party dot = {{bluedot|size=10px}}
 
|Political party = Democratic | Party dot = {{bluedot|size=10px}}
Line 19: Line 19:
 
|Leadership 5 =
 
|Leadership 5 =
 
|Years leadership 5 =
 
|Years leadership 5 =
|Base salary = $10,000 per year
+
|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]]
+
|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]]
+
|Next election = [[Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2015|November 3, 2015]]
 
|Prior office =
 
|Prior office =
 
|Prior office years =
 
|Prior office years =
Line 54: Line 54:
 
|Campaign website =  
 
|Campaign website =  
 
|Personal website =
 
|Personal website =
}}{{tnr}}'''Esther Harrison''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Mississippi House of Representatives]].  She has represented the 41st District since 2000.
+
}}{{tnr}}'''Esther Harrison''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Mississippi House of Representatives]], representing District 41.  She was first elected to the chamber in 1999.
  
Harrison is retired.  She worked as a business administrator and teacher.
+
==Biography==
 
+
Harrison attended Alcorn State University and the Mississippi University for Women.  Now retired, her professional experience includes working as a business administrator and teacher.<ref name=vs>[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=20649 ''Project Vote Smart'' - Rep. Harrison]</ref>
Harrison attended Alcorn State University and the Mississippi University for Women.  She is a member of Eastern Star,
+
Helping Hands, [[sunshinereview:Lowndes County, Mississippi|Lowndes County]] League of Voters, NAACP, National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women Incorporated, Southern Christian Leadership Council, and Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=20649 ''Project Vote Smart'' - Rep. Harrison]</ref>
+
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
 
===2012-2013===
 
===2012-2013===
During the 2012-2013 legislative session, Harrison has been appointed to the following committees:
+
During the 2012-2013 legislative session, Harrison served on the following committees:
* [[Investigate State Offices Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Investigative State Offices]]
+
 
* [[Ports, Harbors and Airports Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Ports, Harbors and Airports]]
+
{{Committee Assignments
* [[State Library Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|State Library]], Vice-Chair
+
|State = Mississippi  
* [[Tourism Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Tourism]]
+
|year = 2012
 +
|Chamber = House of Representatives
 +
|Committee1 = Investigate State Offices
 +
|Committee2 = Ports, Harbors and Airports
 +
|Committee3 = State Library
 +
|Chair3 = Vice Chair
 +
|Committee4 = Tourism
 +
|Committee5 = Ways and Means
 +
}}
  
 
===2010-2011===
 
===2010-2011===
During the 2010-2011 legislative session, Harrison was appointed to the following committees:
+
During the 2010-2011 legislative session, Harrison served on the following committees:
* [[State Library Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|State Library]] (Chair)
+
 
* [[Education Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Education]]
+
{{Committee Assignments
* [[Interstate Cooperation Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Interstate Cooperation]]
+
|State = Mississippi  
* [[Medicaid Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Medicaid]]
+
|year = 2010
* [[Ports, Harbors and Airports Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Ports, Harbors and Airports]]
+
|Chamber = House of Representatives
* [[Universities and Colleges Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Universities and Colleges]]
+
|Committee1 = State Library
 +
|Chair1 = Chair
 +
|Committee2 = Education
 +
|Committee3 = Interstate Cooperation
 +
|Committee4 = Medicaid
 +
|Committee5 = Ports, Harbors and Airports
 +
|Committee6 = Universities and Colleges
 +
}}
  
==Elections==
+
==Election history==
 
===2011===
 
===2011===
 
:: ''See also: [[Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2011]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2011]]''
  
On November 8, 2011, Harrison won re-election to District 41 of the [[Mississippi House of Representatives]]. She ran unopposed in the August 2 primary and was unchallenged 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, Harrison won re-election to District 41 of the [[Mississippi House of Representatives]]. She ran unopposed in the August 2 primary and was unchallenged 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>
  
 
===2007===
 
===2007===
 
:: ''See also: [[Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2007]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2007]]''
  
On November 6, 2007 Harrison was re-elected in District 41.  She ran unopposed.<ref>http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=MS&y=2007&f=H&so=O&p=2#sorttable</ref>
+
On November 6, 2007 Harrison was re-elected in District 41.  She ran unopposed.<ref>[http://www.sos.state.ms.us/elections/2007/Statewide%20Elections.asp ''Mississippi Secretary of State'', 2007 election results.]</ref>
  
 
{{Votebox |
 
{{Votebox |
Line 99: Line 112:
  
 
==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
 +
===2011===
 +
In 2011, Harrison received $1,300 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>
 +
 +
{{slp donor box 2011
 +
|Chamber = Mississippi House of Representatives
 +
|party = Democratic
 +
|total raised = 1300
 +
|total votes = 4143
 +
|org1 = Mississippi Dental PAC
 +
|org2 =
 +
|org3 =
 +
|org4 =
 +
|org5 =
 +
|orgdonor1 = 500
 +
|orgdonor2 =
 +
|orgdonor3 =
 +
|orgdonor4 =
 +
|orgdonor5 =
 +
|}}
 +
 
===2007===
 
===2007===
In 2007, Harrison collected $10,897 in donations.<ref> http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=94646</ref>
+
In 2007, Harrison collected $10,897 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=94646 ''Follow the Money'', 2007 contributions to Esther Harrison.]</ref>
  
 
Listed below are the five largest contributors to her campaign.
 
Listed below are the five largest contributors to her campaign.
Line 122: Line 155:
 
|}
 
|}
  
==Contact Information==
+
==Personal==
 
+
Harrison is a member of Eastern Star,  
Capitol Address:<br>
+
Helping Hands, Lowndes County League of Voters, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women, Southern Christian Leadership Council, and Zeta Phi Beta Sorority.<ref name=vs/>
Post Office Box 1018, Basement-NC<br>
+
Jackson, MS 39215-1018<br>
+
Phone: 601-359-4073<br>
+
 
+
District Address:<br>
+
924 South 7th Street<br>
+
Columbus, MS 39701<br>
+
Phone: 662-327-5294                662-327-5294       (Home)<br>
+
 
+
Email:<br>
+
eharrison@house.ms.gov
+
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
 
{{submit a leg link}}
 
{{submit a leg link}}
 
+
* [http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/members/house/harrison.xml Office website]
* [http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/members/house/harrison.xml Mississippi House Member Page]
+
 
* [http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=20649 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
* [http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=20649 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=20649 Biography on Project Vote]
+
* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=20649 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
* Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=113986 2009], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=94646 2007], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=77958 2005], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=17703 2003], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=38175 1999]
 
* Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=113986 2009], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=94646 2007], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=77958 2005], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=17703 2003], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=38175 1999]
  

Revision as of 00:50, 8 June 2013

Esther Harrison
Esther Harrison.jpg
Mississippi House of Representatives, District 41
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 electedNovember 2, 1999
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
Term limitsN/A
Personal
ProfessionRetired
ReligionAfrican Methodist Episcopal
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Esther Harrison is a Democratic member of the Mississippi House of Representatives, representing District 41. She was first elected to the chamber in 1999.

Biography

Harrison attended Alcorn State University and the Mississippi University for Women. Now retired, her professional experience includes working as a business administrator and teacher.[1]

Committee assignments

2012-2013

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

Mississippi Committee Assignments, 2012
Investigate State Offices
Ports, Harbors and Airports
State Library, Vice Chair
Tourism
Ways and Means

2010-2011

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

Mississippi Committee Assignments, 2010
State Library, Chair
Education
Interstate Cooperation
Medicaid
Ports, Harbors and Airports
Universities and Colleges

Election history

2011

See also: Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2011

On November 8, 2011, Harrison won re-election to District 41 of the Mississippi House of Representatives. She ran unopposed in the August 2 primary and was unchallenged the November 8 general election.[2]

2007

See also: Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2007

On November 6, 2007 Harrison was re-elected in District 41. She ran unopposed.[3]

Mississippi House of Representatives, District 41 (2007)
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Esther Harrison (D) 3,655

Campaign donors

2011

In 2011, Harrison received $1,300 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[4]

2007

In 2007, Harrison collected $10,897 in donations.[5]

Listed below are the five largest contributors to her campaign.

Donor Amount
Harrison, Esther $2,500
Seven Corr $1,000
Veal, Dr. Paul $500
Levanway Association $350
Edwards, Jabari $300

Personal

Harrison is a member of Eastern Star, Helping Hands, Lowndes County League of Voters, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women, Southern Christian Leadership Council, and Zeta Phi Beta Sorority.[1]

External links

Light Bulb Icon.svg.png
Suggest a link

References

Political offices
Preceded by
-
Mississippi House of Representatives District 41
2000–present
Succeeded by
NA