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|Position = Mississippi House of Representatives District 104
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}}{{tnr}}'''Larry Byrd''' (b. August 1, 1948) is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Mississippi House of Representatives]].  He has represented the 104th District since 2008.
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}}{{tnr}}'''Larry Byrd''' (b. August 1, 1948) is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Mississippi House of Representatives]], representing District 104.  He was first elected to the chamber in 2007.
  
Byrd is a contractor.  He served in the U.S. Army 82nd Airborne Division.
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==Biography==
 
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Byrd's professional experience includes working as a contractor.  He served in the U.S. Army 82nd Airborne Division.<ref name=vs>[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=69934 ''Project Vote Smart'' - Rep. Byrd]</ref>
Byrd is a Knight Commander Court of Honour with the Knights of the York Cross of Honour and Scottish Rite.  He is also a member of the Macedonia Baptist Church, Petal Chamber of Commerce, Petal Masonic Lodge no. 516, and Veterans of Foreign Wars. <ref>[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=69934 ''Project Vote Smart'' - Rep. Byrd]</ref>
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==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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===2010-2011===
 
===2010-2011===
During the 2010-2011 legislative session, Byrd was appointed to the following committees:
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During the 2010-2011 legislative session, Byrd served on the following committees:
 
* [[County Affairs Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|County Affairs]] (Vice-Chair)
 
* [[County Affairs Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|County Affairs]] (Vice-Chair)
 
* [[Agriculture Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Agriculture]]
 
* [[Agriculture Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Agriculture]]
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:: ''See also: [[Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2007]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2007]]''
  
On November 6, 2007 Byrd was elected in District 104, running unopposed in the general election.<ref>http://www.sos.state.ms.us/elections/2007/Statewide%20Elections.asp</ref>  He defeated Keith Ball, Chad King and Roger Lott in the primary election.<ref>http://www.sos.state.ms.us/elections/2007/PrimaryCert/Republican.asp</ref>
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On November 6, 2007 Byrd was elected in District 104, running unopposed in the general election.<ref>[http://www.sos.state.ms.us/elections/2007/Statewide%20Elections.asp ''Mississippi Secretary of State'', 2007 election results.]</ref>  He defeated Keith Ball, Chad King and Roger Lott in the primary election.<ref>[http://www.sos.state.ms.us/elections/2007/PrimaryCert/Republican.asp ''Mississippi Secretary of State'', 2007 Republican primary certification.]</ref>
  
 
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===2007===
 
===2007===
In 2007, Byrd collected $11,900 in donations.<ref> http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=94544</ref>
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In 2007, Byrd collected $11,900 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=94544 ''Follow the Money'', 2007 contributions to Larry Byrd.]</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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Byrd has been a Knight Commander Court of Honour with the Knights of the York Cross of Honour and Scottish Rite.  He has also been a member of the Macedonia Baptist Church, Petal Chamber of Commerce, Petal Masonic Lodge No. 516, and Veterans of Foreign Wars.<ref name=vs/>
  
 
==Recent news==
 
==Recent news==
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==Contact Information==
 
 
Capitol Address:<br>
 
Post Office Box 1018<br>
 
Jackson, MS 39215<br>
 
 
District Address:<br>
 
17 Byrd Road<br>
 
Petal, MS 39465<br>
 
Phone: 601-544-1877<br>
 
 
Capitol Email:<br>
 
lbyrd@house.ms.gov
 
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
 
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* [http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/members/house/byrd.xml Office website]
* [http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/members/house/byrd.xml Mississippi House Member Page]
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* [http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=69934 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
* [http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=69934 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=69934 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=69934 Biography from Project Vote Smart]

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Larry Byrd
Larry Byrd.jpg
Mississippi House of Representatives, District 104
Incumbent
In office
2008 - present
Term ends
January 3, 2016
Years in position 6
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$10,000/year
Per diem$109/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 8, 2011
First electedNovember 6, 2007
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
Term limitsN/A
Personal
BirthdayAugust 1, 1948
Place of birthHattiesburg, Mississippi
ProfessionContractor
ReligionSouthern Baptist
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Larry Byrd (b. August 1, 1948) is a Republican member of the Mississippi House of Representatives, representing District 104. He was first elected to the chamber in 2007.

Biography

Byrd's professional experience includes working as a contractor. He served in the U.S. Army 82nd Airborne Division.[1]

Committee assignments

2012-2013

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

2010-2011

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

Elections

2011

See also: Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2011

On November 8, 2011, Byrd won re-election to District 104 of the Mississippi House of Representatives. He ran unopposed in the August 2 primary and was unchallenged in the November 8 general election. [2]

Mississippi House of Representatives, District 104 General Election, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngLarry Byrd Incumbent 89.9% 8,122
     Reform Party Randy Walker 10.1% 913
Total Votes 9,035

2007

See also: Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2007

On November 6, 2007 Byrd was elected in District 104, running unopposed in the general election.[3] He defeated Keith Ball, Chad King and Roger Lott in the primary election.[4]

Mississippi House of Representatives, District 104 (2007)
Candidates Votes Percent
Larry Byrd (R) 6,198 100.00%

Campaign donors

2011

In 2011, Byrd received $12,300 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[5]

Mississippi House of Representatives 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Larry Byrd's campaign in 2011
Mississippi House Republican Conference$2,000
Mississippi Bankers Association$1,000
Byrd, Larry$1,000
Barksdale, James L$1,000
Georgia-Pacific$750
Total Raised in 2011 $12,300
Total Votes received in 2011 8,122
Cost of each vote received $1.51

2007

In 2007, Byrd collected $11,900 in donations.[6]

Listed below are the five largest contributors to his campaign.

Donor Amount
Mississippi Association of Realtors $2,000
Necaise Construction Co Inc $1,000
Benlaw Ventures Inc $1,000
Mississippi Roadbuilders Association PAC $1,000
Warren, Lawrence W. $1,000

Personal

Byrd has been a Knight Commander Court of Honour with the Knights of the York Cross of Honour and Scottish Rite. He has also been a member of the Macedonia Baptist Church, Petal Chamber of Commerce, Petal Masonic Lodge No. 516, and Veterans of Foreign Wars.[1]

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