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|Name = Jason White
 
|Name = Jason White
 
|Profile picture = Jason White.jpg
 
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|Position = Mississippi House of Representatives District 48
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|Position = Mississippi House of Representatives, District 48
 
|Status = Incumbent
 
|Status = Incumbent
 
|Tenure = 2012 - present
 
|Tenure = 2012 - present
 
|Term ends = January 3, 2016
 
|Term ends = January 3, 2016
 
|Assumed office = 2012
 
|Assumed office = 2012
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|Base salary = $10,000 per year
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{{tnr}}'''Jason White''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Mississippi House of Representatives]].  He has represented the 48th District since 2012. White switched from the Democratic Party to the Republican Party on December 11, 2012.<ref>[http://blogs.clarionledger.com/politics/2012/12/11/white-switches-to-gop-in-capitol-ceremony-dems-respond/ ''Clarion Ledger'', "White switches to GOP in Capitol ceremony, Dems respond," December 11, 2012]</ref>
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{{tnr}}'''Jason White''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Mississippi House of Representatives]], representing District 48.  He was first elected to the chamber in 2011.
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White, initially elected as a [[Democrat]], changed his affiliation to the Republican Party on December 11, 2012.<ref>[http://blogs.clarionledger.com/politics/2012/12/11/white-switches-to-gop-in-capitol-ceremony-dems-respond/ ''Clarion Ledger'', "White switches to GOP in Capitol ceremony, Dems respond," December 11, 2012]</ref>
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
 
===2012-2013===
 
===2012-2013===
During the 2012-2013 legislative session, White has been appointed to the following committees:
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During the 2012-2013 legislative session, White served on the following committees:
* [[Agriculture Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Agriculture]]
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* [[Apportionment and Elections Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Apportionment and Elections]]
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Congressional Redistricting Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Congressional Redistricting]]
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|State = Mississippi  
* [[Constitution Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Constitution]], Vice-Chair
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|year = 2012
* [[Judiciary B Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Judiciary B]]
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|Chamber = House of Representatives
* [[Judiciary En Banc Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Judiciary En Banc]]
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|Committee1 = Agriculture
* [[Legislative Reapportionment Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Legislative Reapportionment]]
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|Committee2 = Apportionment and Elections
* [[Medicaid Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Medicaid]]
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|Committee3 = Congressional Redistricting
* [[Transportation Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Transportation]]
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|Committee4 = Constitution
* [[Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks]]
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|Chair4 = Vice Chair
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|Committee5 = Judiciary B
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|Committee6 = Judiciary En Banc
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|Committee7 = Legislative Reapportionment
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|Committee8 = Medicaid
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|Committee9 = Transportation
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|Committee10 = Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks
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==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]]''
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==External links==
 
==External links==
 
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*[http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/members/house/white.xml Office website]
  
 
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Revision as of 00:51, 8 June 2013

Jason White
Jason White.jpg
Mississippi House of Representatives, District 48
Incumbent
In office
2012 - present
Term ends
January 3, 2016
Years in position 2
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$10,000/year
Per diem$109/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 8, 2011
First electedNovember 8, 2011
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
Term limitsN/A
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Jason White is a Republican member of the Mississippi House of Representatives, representing District 48. He was first elected to the chamber in 2011.

White, initially elected as a Democrat, changed his affiliation to the Republican Party on December 11, 2012.[1]

Committee assignments

2012-2013

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

Mississippi Committee Assignments, 2012
Agriculture
Apportionment and Elections
Congressional Redistricting
Constitution, Vice Chair
Judiciary B
Judiciary En Banc
Legislative Reapportionment
Medicaid
Transportation
Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks

Election history

2011

See also: Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2011

On November 8, 2011, White won election to District 48 of the Mississippi House of Representatives. He defeated Nathaniel Christian and Thomas Eskridge in the primary on August 2, 2011.[2] White was unchallenged in the November 8 general election. [3]

Mississippi House of Representatives District 48 Democratic Primary, 2011
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJason White 55% 3,348
Nathaniel Christian 30.3% 1,845
Thomas Eskridge 14.7% 897
Total Votes 6,090

Campaign donors

2011

In 2011, White received $26,450 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[4]

Mississippi House of Representatives 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Jason White (Mississippi)'s campaign in 2011
White, Jason M$5,000
Mississippi Physicians Association$3,000
Mississippi Hospital Association$2,500
Mississippi Bankers Association$2,000
Mississippi Association Of Realtors$1,500
Total Raised in 2011 $26,450
Total Votes received in 2011 6,184
Cost of each vote received $4.28

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Political offices
Preceded by
Mary Stevens
Mississippi House of Representatives District 48
2012 – Present
Succeeded by
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