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|Name = John Read
political position  = Mississippi House Of Representatives District 112 |
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incumbency          = Incumbent |
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|Position = Mississippi House of Representatives, District 112
assumed office     = 1993 |
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|Status = Incumbent
term ends          = 2012 |
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|Tenure = 1994 - present
political party    = [[Republican]] |
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|Term ends = January 3, 2016
  profession          = Pharmacist |
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|Assumed office = 1994
website             = [http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/members/house/read.xml House site] |
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|Political party = Republican
}}{{tnr}}'''John Read''' (b. July 8, 1941) is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Mississippi House of Representatives]].  He has represented the 112th District since 1993.
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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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}}{{tnr}}'''John O. 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 is a pharmacist.  He attended Northeast Louisiana University and Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College.
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Read served as a councilman and mayor of the City of Gautier.
  
He is former Mayor/Councilman of the City of Gautier.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=3712 ''Project Vote Smart'' - Rep. Read]</ref>
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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>
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
Read currently serves on the following committees:
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===2012-2013===
* [[Appropriations Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Appropriations]]
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During the 2012-2013 legislative session, Read served on the following committees:
* [[Conservation and Water Resources Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Conservation and Water Resources]]
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* [[Fees and Salaries of Public Officers Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Fees and Salaries of Public Officers]]
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* [[Public Health and Human Services Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Public Health And Human Services]]
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* [[Rules Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Rules]]
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==Elections==
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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 = 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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}}
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===2010-2011===
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During the 2010-2011 legislative session, Read served on the following committees:
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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==
 
===2011===
 
===2011===
 
:: ''See also: [[Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2011]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2011]]''
  
Read is running in the 2011 election for [[Mississippi House of Representatives]] District 112.  He ran unopposed in the primary on August 2, 2011.  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, 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/elections_results_2011.aspx ''Mississippi Secretary of State'', "2011 Primary Election Results" accessed February 13, 2014]</ref><ref>[http://www.sos.ms.gov/page.aspx?s=7&s1=1&s2=92 ''Mississippi Secretary of State,'' "Official 2011 General Election Results," accessed February 13, 2014]</ref>
  
 
===2007===
 
===2007===
 
:: ''See also: [[Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2007]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2007]]''
  
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</ref>
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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 Statewide Elections," accessed February 14, 2014]</ref>
  
 
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==Campaign donors==
 
==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'', "Mississippi 2011 - Candidates," accessed February 13, 2014]</ref>
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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</ref>
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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>
  
 
Listed below are the five largest contributors to his campaign.
 
Listed below are the five largest contributors to his campaign.
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==Contact Information==
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==Recent news==
 
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Capitol Address<br>
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Post Office Box 1018<br>
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Jackson, MS 39215-1018<br>
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District Address:<br>
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2396 Robert Hiram Drive<br>
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Gautier, MS 39552<br>
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Phone: 228-497-4090                228-497-4090       (Business)<br>
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Phone: 228-497-9852 (Home)<br>
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Capitol Email:<br>
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jread@house.ms.gov
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==External links==
 
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* [http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/members/house/read.xml Office website]
* [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 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
* [http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=3712 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=3712 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=3712 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
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Revision as of 23:26, 15 February 2014

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
Associate'sMississippi Gulf Coast Community College
Bachelor'sNortheast Louisiana University
Personal
ProfessionPharmacist
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
John O. 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][3]

2007

See also: Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2007

On November 6, 2007 Read was re-elected in District 112, running unopposed.[4]

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.[5]

Mississippi House of Representatives 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to John Read's campaign in 2011
Chevron Corp$1,000
Chevron USA$1,000
Walgreens$500
Mississippi Dental Association$500
Anheuser-Busch$500
Total Raised in 2011 $12,352
Total Votes received in 2011 5,593
Cost of each vote received $2.21

2007

In 2007, Read collected $12,605 in donations.[6]

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

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