Vote button trans.png
April's Project of the Month
It's spring time. It's primary election season!
Click here to find all the information you'll need to cast your ballot.

Larry Byrd

From Ballotpedia
Revision as of 04:07, 8 June 2013 by Amurray (Talk | contribs)

Jump to: navigation, search
Larry Byrd
Larry Byrd.jpg
Mississippi House of Representatives, District 104
In office
2008 - present
Term ends
January 3, 2016
Years in position 6
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
BirthdayAugust 1, 1948
Place of birthHattiesburg, Mississippi
ReligionSouthern Baptist
Office website
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's professional experience includes working as a contractor. He served in the U.S. Army 82nd Airborne Division.[1]

Committee assignments


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

Mississippi Committee Assignments, 2012
County Affairs, Vice Chair
Marine Resources
Ports, Harbors and Airports


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

Election history


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


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


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


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


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]

Recent news

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

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

Larry Byrd News Feed

  • Loading...

External links

Light Bulb Icon.svg.png
Suggest a link


Political offices
Preceded by
Mississippi House of Representatives District 104
Succeeded by