George Flaggs, Jr.

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George Flaggs, Jr.
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Mississippi House of Representatives, District 55
Incumbent
In office
1988 - present
Term ends
January 3, 2016
Years in position 26
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$10,000/year
Per diem$109/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 8, 2011
First electedNovember 3, 1987
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
Term limitsN/A
Education
Associate'sHinds Junior College
Bachelor'sJackson State University
Personal
BirthdayMarch 20, 1953
ProfessionYouth counselor
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
George Flaggs, Jr. (b. March 20, 1953) is a Democratic member of the Mississippi House of Representatives, representing District 55. He was first elected to the chamber in 1987.

Biography

Flaggs earned his A.A. from Hinds Junior College and B.S. from Jackson State University. His professional experience includes working as a Youth Court Counselor in Warren County.[1]

Committee assignments

2012-2013

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

Mississippi Committee Assignments, 2012
Appropriations
Banking and Financial Services
Constitution
Corrections, Chair
Legislative Budget
Public Health and Human Services
Rules

2010-2011

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

Election history

2011

See also: Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2011

On November 8, 2011, Flaggs won re-election to District 55 of the Mississippi House of Representatives. He ran unopposed in the August 2 primary and defeated Sam Smith (R) in the November 8 general election. [2]

Mississippi House of Representatives, District 55 General Election, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democrat Green check mark transparent.pngGeorge Flaggs, Jr. Incumbent 74.3% 4,840
     Republican Sam Smith 25.7% 1,676
Total Votes 6,516

2007

See also: Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2007

Flaggs won re-election to District 55 of the Mississippi House of Representatives in 2007.[3]

Mississippi House of Representatives, District 55 General Election, 2007
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democrat Green check mark transparent.pngGeorge Flaggs, Jr. Incumbent 73.1% 4,046
     Republican Rick McAlister 26.9% 1,486
Total Votes 5,532

Campaign donors

2011

In 2011, Flaggs received $129,525 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[4]

Mississippi House of Representatives 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to George Flaggs, Jr.'s campaign in 2011
First Heritage Credit LLC$5,500
Mississippi Hospital Association$5,000
Mississippi Bankers Association$4,500
Mississippi Consumer Finance Association$4,000
United Motor Club Of America$2,500
Total Raised in 2011 $129,525
Total Votes received in 2011 4,840
Cost of each vote received $26.76

2007

In 2007, Flaggs collected $69,318 in donations.[5]

Listed below are the five largest contributors to his campaign.

Donor Amount
Mississippi House Democratic Leadership $10,855
Bobby Moak Campaign Fund $4,200
Mississippi Hospital Association $3,500
Home Builders Association of Mississippi $2,000
Anheuser-Busch $1,500

Personal

Flaggs has been a member of the Optimist Club, Toastmasters, and Wisemen.[1]

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Mississippi House of Representatives District 55
1988–present
Succeeded by
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