Jessica Upshaw

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Jessica Upshaw
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Mississippi House of Representatives District 95
Incumbent
In office
2004 - Present
Term ends
January 3, 2016
Years in position 10
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$10,000 per year
Per diem$109/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 8, 2011
First electedNovember 4, 2003
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Mississippi, 1981
J.D.University of Mississippi School of Law, 1984
Personal
BirthdayAugust 31, 1959
ProfessionAttorney
ReligionMethodist
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Jessica Upshaw (b. August 31, 1959) is a Republican member of the Mississippi House of Representatives. She has represented the 95th District since 2004.

Upshaw is Owner/Lawyer with Jessica Sibley Upshaw & Associates. She was previously a Partner/Lawyer with Hopkins, Crawley, Bagwell & Upshaw from 1988-2000. She earned her JD from the University of Mississippi School of Law and BBA from the University of Mississippi.

Upshaw is a member of the American Bar Association, American Legislative Exchange Council, Colonial Dames, Daughters of the American Revolution, Gulf Coast Chamber of Commerce, Gulfport Yacht Club, Harrison County Bar Association, and the Mississippi Bar Association. [1]

Committee assignments

2012-2013

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

2010-2011

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

Elections

2011

See also: Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2011

On November 8, 2011, Upshaw won re-election to District 95 of the Mississippi House of Representatives. She 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 Upshaw was re-elected in District 95, running unopposed.[3] She defeated Linda Johnson in the primary election by a margin of 1,900 to 1,164.[4]

Mississippi House of Representatives, District 95 (2007)
Candidates Votes Percent
Jessica Upshaw (R) 7,662 100.00%

Campaign donors

2011

In 2011, Upshaw received $16,674 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[5]

Mississippi House of Representatives 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Jessica Upshaw's campaign in 2011
Mississippi Consumer Finance Association$2,474
Mississippi Dental Association$1,500
State Farm$1,500
Chevron Corp$1,000
Mississippi Medical Association$1,000
Total Raised in 2011 $16,674
Total Votes received in 2011 5,935
Cost of each vote received $2.81

2007

In 2007, Upshaw collected $56,514 in donations.[6]

Listed below are the five largest contributors to her campaign.

Donor Amount
Mississippi Medical Association $3,000
Ted Cain Special Account $2,000
Mississippi Association of Realtors $1,500
AT&T $1,150
Gulf States Toyota $1,000

Contact Information

Capitol Address:
Post Office Box 1018
Jackson, MS 39215

District Address:
747 Kome Drive
Diamondhead, MS 39525
Phone: 228-867-6005               228-867-6005       (Business)
Phone: 228-255-6619 (Home)

Email:
jupshaw@house.ms.gov

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Political offices
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Mississippi House of Representatives District 95
2004–present
Succeeded by
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