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'''John Read''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Mississippi House of Representatives]], representing the 112th District since 1993.
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|Name = John Read
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|Position = Mississippi House of Representatives, District 112
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|Status = Incumbent
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|Tenure = 1994 - present
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|Term ends = January 3, 2016
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|Base salary = $10,000/year
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|Per diem = $109/day
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|Last election = [[Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2011|November 8, 2011]]
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|First elected = 1993
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|Next election = [[Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2015|November 3, 2015]]
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|Prior office =Mayor of Gautier
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|Associate's =Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College
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|Profession = Pharmacist
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}}{{tnr}}'''John Read''' (b. July 8, 1941) is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Mississippi House of Representatives]], representing District 112.  He was first elected to the chamber in 1993.
  
==Background==
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Read served as a councilman and mayor of the City of Gautier.
  
==Contact Information==
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==Biography==
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Read attended Northeast Louisiana University and Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College.  His professional experience includes working as a pharmacist.<ref name=vs>[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=3712 ''Project Vote Smart'' - Rep. Read]</ref>
  
Capitol Address<br>
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==Committee assignments==
Post Office Box 1018<br>
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===2012-2013===
Jackson, MS 39215-1018<br>
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During the 2012-2013 legislative session, Read served on the following committees:
  
District Address:<br>
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{{Committee Assignments
2396 Robert Hiram Drive<br>
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|State = Mississippi
Gautier, MS 39552<br>
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|year = 2012
Phone: 228-497-4090 (Business)<br>
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|Chamber = House of Representatives
Phone: 228-497-9852 (Home)<br>
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|Committee1 = Appropriations
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|Committee2 = Fees and Salaries of Public Officers
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|Committee3 = Gaming
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|Committee4 = Ports, Harbors and Airports
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|Committee5 = Public Health and Human Services
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|Committee6 = Public Property
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|Committee7 = Public Utilities
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|Committee8 = Rules
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}}
  
Capitol Email:<br>
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===2010-2011===
jread@house.ms.gov
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During the 2010-2011 legislative session, Read served on the following committees:
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{{Committee Assignments
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|State = Mississippi
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|year = 2010
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|Chamber = House of Representatives
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|Committee1 = Appropriations
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|Committee2 = Conservation and Water Resources
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|Committee3 = Fees and Salaries of Public Officers
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|Committee4 = Public Health and Human Services
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|Committee5 = Rules
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}}
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==Election history==
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===2011===
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:: ''See also: [[Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2011]]''
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On November 8, 2011, Read won re-election to District 112 of the [[Mississippi House of Representatives]].  He ran unopposed in the August 2 primary and 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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===2007===
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:: ''See also: [[Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2007]]''
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On November 6, 2007 Read was re-elected in District 112, running unopposed.<ref>[http://www.sos.state.ms.us/elections/2007/Statewide%20Elections.asp ''Mississippi Secretary of State'', 2007 election results.]</ref>
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{{Votepercentbox |
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  office = Mississippi House of Representatives, District 112 (2007)
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}}
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|-
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| colspan="2" | '''John Read (R)'''
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| align="right" | '''5,368'''
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| align="center" | '''100.00%'''
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|}
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==Campaign donors==
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===2011===
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In 2011, Read received $12,352 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 = 12352
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|total votes = 5593
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|org1 = Chevron Corp
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|org2 = Chevron USA
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|org3 = Walgreens
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|org4 = Mississippi Dental Association
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|org5 = Anheuser-Busch
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|orgdonor1 = 1,000
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|orgdonor2 = 1,000
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|orgdonor3 = 500
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|orgdonor4 = 500
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|orgdonor5 = 500
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|}}
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===2007===
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In 2007, Read collected $12,605 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=94788 ''Follow the Money'', 2007 contributions to John Read.]</ref>
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Listed below are the five largest contributors to his campaign.
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| [[Mississippi Medical Association]]
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| align="right" | $1,000
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| Harrahs
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| align="right" | $1,000
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| Mississippi Dental Association
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| align="right" | $1,000
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| Anheuser-Busch
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| align="right" | $1,000
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| Chevron Corp
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| align="right" | $1,000
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|}
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==Recent news==
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This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term '''John + Read + Mississippi + Legislature'''
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:''All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.''
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{{RSS|feed=http://news.google.com/news?hl=en&gl=us&q=John+Read+Mississippi+Legislature&um=1&ie=UTF-8&output=rss|template=slpfeed|max=10|title=John Read News Feed}}
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
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* [http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/members/house/read.xml Office website]
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* [http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=3712 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
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* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=3712 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
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* Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=114108 2009], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=94788 2007], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=78014 2005], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=17881 2003], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=38305 1999]
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==References==
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* [http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/members/house/read.xml Mississippi House Member Page]
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* [http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=3712 Biography on Project Vote Smart]
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Revision as of 04:49, 8 June 2013

John Read
John Read.jpg
Mississippi House of Representatives, District 112
Incumbent
In office
1994 - present
Term ends
January 3, 2016
Years in position 20
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$10,000/year
Per diem$109/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 8, 2011
First elected1993
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Mayor of Gautier
1989 - 1993
Education
Bachelor'sNortheast Louisiana University
Associate'sMississippi Gulf Coast Community College
Personal
ProfessionPharmacist
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
John Read (b. July 8, 1941) is a Republican member of the Mississippi House of Representatives, representing District 112. He was first elected to the chamber in 1993.

Read served as a councilman and mayor of the City of Gautier.

Biography

Read attended Northeast Louisiana University and Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College. His professional experience includes working as a pharmacist.[1]

Committee assignments

2012-2013

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

Mississippi Committee Assignments, 2012
Appropriations
Fees and Salaries of Public Officers
Gaming
Ports, Harbors and Airports
Public Health and Human Services
Public Property
Public Utilities
Rules

2010-2011

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

Election history

2011

See also: Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2011

On November 8, 2011, Read won re-election to District 112 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 Read was re-elected in District 112, running unopposed.[3]

Mississippi House of Representatives, District 112 (2007)
Candidates Votes Percent


John Read (R) 5,368 100.00%

Campaign donors

2011

In 2011, Read received $12,352 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[4]

2007

In 2007, Read collected $12,605 in donations.[5]

Listed below are the five largest contributors to his campaign.

Donor Amount
Mississippi Medical Association $1,000
Harrahs $1,000
Mississippi Dental Association $1,000
Anheuser-Busch $1,000
Chevron Corp $1,000

Recent news

This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term John + Read + Mississippi + Legislature

All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.

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Mississippi House of Representatives District 112
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