George Flaggs, Jr.

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George Flaggs, Jr.
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Mississippi House of Representatives, District 55
Former Member
In office
1988 - July 1, 2013
PartyDemocratic
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 8, 2011
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sJackson State University
Associate'sHinds Junior College
Personal
BirthdayMarch 20, 1953
ProfessionYouth counselor
CandidateVerification
George Flaggs, Jr. (b. March 20, 1953) is a former Democratic member of the Mississippi House of Representatives, representing District 55 from 1987 to July 1, 2013. He resigned following the 2013 session.[1]

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.[2]

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. [3]

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.[4]

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.[5]

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.[6]

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.[2]

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Mississippi House of Representatives District 55
1988–July 2013
Succeeded by
Oscar Denton (D)