Johnny Stringer

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Johnny Stringer
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Mississippi House of Representatives, District 87
In office
1980 - present
Term ends
January 3, 2016
Years in position 35
Base salary$10,000/year
Per diem$109/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 8, 2011
First electedNovember 6, 1979
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
Term limitsN/A
Date of birthFebruary 1, 1950
Office website
Johnny Stringer (b. February 1, 1950) is a Democratic member of the Mississippi House of Representatives, representing District 87. He was first elected to the chamber in 1979.


Stringer's professional experience includes working as a farmer. He served in the Mississippi National Guard.[1]

Committee assignments


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

Mississippi Committee Assignments, 2012
Conservation and Water Resources
Public Utilities
Ways and Means


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

Election history


See also: Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2011

On November 8, 2011, Stringer won re-election to District 87 of the Mississippi House of Representatives. He ran unopposed in the August 2 primary and defeated Daniel Kilpatrick in the November 8 general election. [2]

Mississippi House of Representatives, District 87 General Election, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democrat Green check mark transparent.pngJohnny Stringer Incumbent 72.1% 5,592
     Republican Daniel Kilpatrick 27.9% 2,160
Total Votes 7,752


See also: Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2007

On November 6, 2007 Stringer was re-elected in District 87, defeating Republican challenger Daniel Kilpatrick in the general election.[3] He defeated Mike Lawson in the primary election.[4]

Mississippi House of Representatives, District 87 (2007)
Candidates Votes Percent
Johnny Stringer (D) 4,734 74.11%
Daniel Kilpatrick (R) 1,654 25.89%

Campaign donors


In 2011, Stringer received $81,325 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[5]

Mississippi House of Representatives 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Johnny Stringer's campaign in 2011
Mississippi Coalition For Progress$4,000
Centene Corp$2,500
Mississippi Health Care Association$2,000
Holder, Charles$2,000
Mississippi Dental Association$2,000
Total Raised in 2011 $81,325
Total Votes received in 2011 5,592
Cost of each vote received $14.54


In 2007, Stringer collected $78,424 in donations.[6]

Listed below are the five largest contributors to his campaign.

Donor Amount
Mississippi Medical Association $5,000
Mississippi Hospital Association $5,000
Mississippi Bankers Association $3,000
Flowers, J.H. $2,500
Mississippi Association for Home Care $2,000


Stringer is a member of the Charolais Cattle Association, Farm Bureau, Jasper County Economic Development Association, and Sons of American Revolution.[1]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Mississippi House of Representatives District 87
Succeeded by