Herb Frierson

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Herbert Frierson
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Mississippi House of Representatives District 106
In office
1992 - Present
Term ends
January 3, 2012
Years in position 22
Base salary$10,000 per year
Per diem$109/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2007
First elected1991
Next generalNovember 8, 2011
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sMississippi State University
BirthdayJuly 19, 1958
Place of birthJackson, Mississippi
ProfessionReal Estate Broker
Herbert Frierson (b. July 19, 1958) is a Republican member of the Mississippi House of Representatives. He has represented the 106th District since 1992.

Frierson is a real estate broker. He worked as a teacher and coach from 1981 to 1991. He earned his BS from Mississippi State University and attended Pearl River Community College.

Frierson is a member of the Chamber of Commerce, Ducks Unlimited, National Rifle Association, Rotary, and Sherrard Byrd Masonic Lodge #353. [1]

Committee assignments


During the 2012-2013 legislative session, Frierson has been appointed to the following committees:


During the 2010-2011 legislative session, Frierson was appointed to the following committees:

Race for Speaker of the House

Following House Speaker William McCoy's (D) decision not to run for re-election in 2011, lawmakers are posturing to run for his powerful legislative position. According to reports, Frierson is considered a possible candidate for the speakership. A possible frontrunner is Jeffrey Smith (R) who narrowly lost the 2008 speaker election by a single vote. Lawmakers will vote on a new speaker at the start of the 2012 session. A narrow margin of power for either party following the election could force lawmakers to form a coalition in order to elect a new speaker.[2]


Presidential preference


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

Herb Frierson endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [3]



See also: Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2011

On November 8, 2011, Frierson won re-election to District 106 of the Mississippi House of Representatives. He ran unopposed in the August 2 primary and was unchallenged in the November 8 general election. [4]

Mississippi House of Representatives, District 106 General Election, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngHerbert Frierson Incumbent 83.1% 5,390
     Libertarian Donna Knezevich 16.9% 1,100
Total Votes 6,490


See also: Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2007

On November 6, 2007 Frierson was re-elected in District 106, running unopposed in the general election.[5]

Mississippi House of Representatives, District 106 (2007)
Candidates Votes Percent
Herbert Frierson (R) 5,846 100.00%

Campaign donors


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

Listed below are the five largest contributors to his campaign.

Donor Amount
Mississippi Medical Association $1,000
Gulf States Toyota $500
Toyota Motor Sales $500
Mississippi Dental Association $500
Hancock Bank $500

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Contact Information

Capitol Address:
Post Office Box 1018
Jackson, MS 39215-1018

District Address:
12 Trailwood Lane
Poplarville, MS 39470
Phone: 601-795-6285               601-795-6285       (Business)
Phone: 601-795-1675 (Home)

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