Jerry Turner

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Jerry Turner
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Mississippi House of Representatives, District 18
Incumbent
In office
2004 - present
Term ends
January 3, 2016
Years in position 10
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$10,000/year
Per diem$109/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 8, 2011
First electedNovember 4, 2003
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
Term limitsN/A
Personal
ProfessionBusinessman
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Jerry Turner (b. November 16, 1941) is a Republican member of the Mississippi House of Representatives, representing District 18. He was first elected to the chamber in 2003.

Biography

Turner's professional experience includes working as a businessman in supermarkets and agricultural and construction equipment.[1]

Committee assignments

2012-2013

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

Mississippi Committee Assignments,
Agriculture
Banking and Financial Services
Insurance
Management
Transportation, Vice Chair
Ways and Means

2010-2011

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

Mississippi Committee Assignments, 2010
Agriculture
Banking and Financial Services
Conservation and Water Resources
Municipalities
Public Property
Ways and Means

Election history

2011

See also: Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2011

On November 8, 2011, Turner won re-election to District 18 of the Mississippi House of Representatives. He ran unopposed in the August 2 primary and was unchallenged in the November 8 general election. [2]

2007

See also: Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2007

On November 6, 2007 Turner was re-elected in District 18, defeating Democratic challenger Lawrence Deas.[3]

Mississippi House of Representatives, District 18 (2007)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Jerry Turner (R) 4,274
Lawrence Deas (D) 2,470


Campaign donors

2011

In 2011, Turner received $15,400 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[4]

Mississippi House of Representatives 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Jerry Turner's campaign in 2011
Farmers & Merchants Bank$1,000
Mississippi Consumer Finance Association$1,000
American Legislative Exchange Council$1,000
Advance America Cash Advance$1,000
Rimes & Stone Construction Co$1,000
Total Raised in 2011 $15,400
Total Votes received in 2011 6,497
Cost of each vote received $2.37

2007

In 2007, Turner collected $105,121 in donations.[5]

Listed below are the five largest contributors to his campaign.

Donor Amount
Mississippi Republican Party $9,000
Hancock, Larry $5,000
Mississippi Medical Association $5,000
Mississippi House Republican Conference $4,000
Home Builders Association of Mississippi $3,500

Personal

Turner has been a member of Baldwyn Development, the Chamber of Commerce, the Community Development Foundation, and the Mississippi Cattleman's Association.[1]

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Mississippi House of Representatives District 18
2004–present
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