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}}{{tnr}}'''Joey Hood''' is a 2011 [[Republican]] candidate for [[Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2011#District 35|District 35]] of the [[Mississippi House of Representatives]].  
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{{tnr}}'''Joey Hood''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Mississippi House of Representatives]], representing District 35.  He was first elected to the chamber in 2011.
  
Hood is an attorney and operates his own law office in Ackerman, MS. He earned his law degree from Mississippi College School of Law and holds a B.A. in political science and history from Mississippi State University. He worked for former U.S. Senator Trent Lott (R-MS) and was a clerk for the Mississippi Court of Appeals. He is a graduate of French Camp Academy.<ref>[http://www.choctawplaindealer.com/view/full_story/14870077/article-Get-to-know-your-District-35-House-of-Representative-candidates?instance=home_news_2nd_left ''Choctaw Plaindealer'', "Get to know your District 35 House of Representative candidates," July 30, 2011.]</ref>
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==Personal==
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Hood earned his B.A. in political science and history from Mississippi State University, and law degree from the Mississippi College School of Law. His professional experience includes working as an attorney in private practice in Ackerman, a staffer for former U.S. Senator Trent Lott (R-MS), and a clerk for the Mississippi Court of Appeals.<ref>[http://www.choctawplaindealer.com/view/full_story/14870077/article-Get-to-know-your-District-35-House-of-Representative-candidates?instance=home_news_2nd_left ''Choctaw Plaindealer'', "Get to know your District 35 House of Representative candidates," July 30, 2011.]</ref>
  
==Elections==
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==Committee assignments==
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===2012-2013===
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During the 2012-2013 legislative session, Hood served on the following committees:
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{{Committee Assignments
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|State = Mississippi
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|year = 2012
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|Chamber = House of Representatives
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|Committee1 = Apportionment and Elections
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|Committee2 = Banking and Financial Services
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|Committee3 = Energy
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|Committee4 = Judiciary B
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|Committee5 = Judiciary En Banc
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|Committee6 = Public Health and Human Services
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|Committee7 = Universities and Colleges
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}}
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==Election history==
 
===2011===
 
===2011===
 
:: ''See also: [[Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2011]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2011]]''
  
Hood is running in the 2011 election for [[Mississippi House of Representatives]] District 35.  He defeated [[J. Shannon Crow]] in the primary on August 2, 2011.<ref>[http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/files/elections/2011/by_county/MS_State_House_0802.html?SITE=AP&SECTION=POLITICS ''Associated Press'', "Mississippi Primary Election Results," accessed August 3, 2011.]</ref> No Democratic candidates filed to run for election. The general election takes place on November 8, 2011. <ref>[http://www.sos.ms.gov/links/elections/home/tab1/2011%20Mississippi%20House%20and%20Senate%20Candidates.pdf ''Mississippi Secretary of State,'' 2011 Official Primary Candidate List]</ref>
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On November 8, 2011, Hood won election to District 35 of the [[Mississippi House of Representatives]].  He defeated [[J. Shannon Crow]] in the primary on August 2, 2011.<ref>[http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/files/elections/2011/by_county/MS_State_House_0802.html?SITE=AP&SECTION=POLITICS ''Associated Press'', "Mississippi Primary Election Results," accessed August 3, 2011.]</ref> Hood was unchallenged in the November 8 general election. <ref>[http://www.sos.ms.gov/links/elections/home/tab1/2011%20Mississippi%20House%20and%20Senate%20Candidates.pdf ''Mississippi Secretary of State,'' 2011 Official Primary Candidate List]</ref>
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{{Election box 2011
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|Chamber= Mississippi House of Representatives, District 35 General Election
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|party1= Republican
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|party2= Libertarian
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|winner1 = Joey Hood
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|Inc1 = N
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|votes1 = 6753
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|candidate2 = Jan Butler, Jr.
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|votes2 = 969
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}}
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{{Primary election box 2011
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|Chamber= Mississippi House of Representatives District 35 Republican Primary
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|party=Republican
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|winner1 =Joey Hood
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|Inc1 =
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|candidate2 =J. Shannon Crow
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|votes1 =1179
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|votes2 =345
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}}
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==Campaign donors==
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===2011===
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In 2011, Hood received $58,406 in campaign donations.  The top contributors are listed below.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=MS&y=2011&f=H&so=O#sorttable Follow the Money - 2011 contributions]</ref>
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{{slp donor box 2011
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|Chamber = Mississippi House of Representatives
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 58406
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|total votes = 6753
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|org1 = Hood, Joey
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|org2 = Forward Mississippi PAC
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|org3 = Mississippi Consumer Finance Association
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|org4 = Tower Loan
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|org5 = Mississippi House Republican Conference
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|orgdonor1 = 16,880
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|orgdonor2 = 4,000
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|orgdonor3 = 3,000
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|orgdonor4 = 2,000
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|orgdonor5 = 2,000
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*[http://www.choctawplaindealer.com/view/full_story/14870077/article-Get-to-know-your-District-35-House-of-Representative-candidates?instance=home_news_2nd_left ''Choctaw Plaindealer'' profile and questionnaire]
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*[http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/members/house/hood.xml Office website]
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*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=130280 Project Vote Smart biographical profile]
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*[https://www.facebook.com/pages/Joey-Hood-for-State-Representative/207016596009979?sk=wall Campaign Facebook page]
  
 
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Revision as of 00:50, 8 June 2013

Joey Hood
Joey Hood.jpg
Mississippi House of Representatives, District 35
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
Education
High schoolFrench Camp Academy
Bachelor'sMississippi State University, 1999
J.D.Mississippi College School of Law, 2003
Personal
ProfessionLawyer
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Joey Hood is a Republican member of the Mississippi House of Representatives, representing District 35. He was first elected to the chamber in 2011.

Personal

Hood earned his B.A. in political science and history from Mississippi State University, and law degree from the Mississippi College School of Law. His professional experience includes working as an attorney in private practice in Ackerman, a staffer for former U.S. Senator Trent Lott (R-MS), and a clerk for the Mississippi Court of Appeals.[1]

Committee assignments

2012-2013

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

Mississippi Committee Assignments, 2012
Apportionment and Elections
Banking and Financial Services
Energy
Judiciary B
Judiciary En Banc
Public Health and Human Services
Universities and Colleges

Election history

2011

See also: Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2011

On November 8, 2011, Hood won election to District 35 of the Mississippi House of Representatives. He defeated J. Shannon Crow in the primary on August 2, 2011.[2] Hood was unchallenged in the November 8 general election. [3]

Mississippi House of Representatives, District 35 General Election, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJoey Hood 87.5% 6,753
     Libertarian Jan Butler, Jr. 12.5% 969
Total Votes 7,722
Mississippi House of Representatives District 35 Republican Primary, 2011
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJoey Hood 77.4% 1,179
J. Shannon Crow 22.6% 345
Total Votes 1,524

Campaign donors

2011

In 2011, Hood received $58,406 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[4]

External links

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Political offices
Preceded by
Dannie Reed
Mississippi House of Representatives District 35
2012 – Present
Succeeded by
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