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John Read
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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
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:

2010-2011

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

Elections

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]

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.[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

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Mississippi House of Representatives District 112
1993–present
Succeeded by
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