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|Name = Linda Coleman
 
|Name = Linda Coleman
 
|Profile picture =  Linda Coleman, Mississippi Representative.jpg
 
|Profile picture =  Linda Coleman, Mississippi Representative.jpg
|Position = Mississippi House of Representatives District 29
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|Position = Mississippi House of Representatives, District 29
 
|Status = Incumbent
 
|Status = Incumbent
|Tenure = 1992 - Present
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|Tenure = 1992 - present
|Term ends = January 3, 2012
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|Term ends = January 3, 2016
 
|Assumed office = 1992
 
|Assumed office = 1992
 
|Political party = Democratic | Party dot = {{bluedot|size=10px}}  
 
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|Base salary = $10,000 per year
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|Base salary = $10,000/year
 
|Per diem = $109/day
 
|Per diem = $109/day
 
|Pension =
 
|Pension =
|Last election = [[Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2007|November 6, 2007]]
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|Last election = [[Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2011|November 8, 2011]]
 
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|First elected = November 5, 1991
 
|First elected = November 5, 1991
 
|Term limits =  
 
|Term limits =  
|Next election = [[Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2011|November 8, 2011]]
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|Next election = [[Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2015|November 3, 2015]]
 
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}}{{tnr}}'''Linda Coleman''' (b. September 27, 1961) is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Mississippi House of Representatives]].  She has represented the 29th District since 1992.
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}}{{tnr}}'''Linda F. Coleman''' (b. September 27, 1961) is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Mississippi House of Representatives]], representing District 29.  She was first elected to the chamber in 1991.
  
Coleman is an attorney.  She earned her JD from the Mississippi College School of Law and BPA from the University of Mississippi.
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==Biography==
 
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Coleman earned her B.P.A. from the University of Mississippi and J.D. from the Mississippi College School of Law.  Her professional experience includes working as an attorney.<ref name=vs>[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=3659 ''Project Vote Smart'' - Rep. Coleman]</ref>
Coleman is a member of the Magnolia Bar Association, Mississippi Bar Association, National Bar Association, and Superintendent of Pleasant Green MB Church Sunday School.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=3659 ''Project Vote Smart'' - Rep. Coleman]</ref>
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==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
 
===2012-2013===
 
===2012-2013===
During the 2012-2013 legislative session, Coleman has been appointed to the following committees:
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During the 2012-2013 legislative session, Coleman served on the following committees:
* [[Appropriations Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Appropriations]]
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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 = County Affairs
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|Committee3 = Judiciary A
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|Committee4 = Judiciary En Banc
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|Committee5 = Municipalities
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|Committee6 = Transportation
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}}
  
 
===2010-2011===
 
===2010-2011===
During the 2010-2011 legislative session, Coleman was appointed to the following committees:
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During the 2010-2011 legislative session, Coleman served on the following committees:
* [[Fees and Salaries of Public Officers Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Fees and Salaries of Public Officers]] (Chair)
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* [[Appropriations Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Appropriations]]
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Corrections Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Corrections]]
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|State = Mississippi
* [[County Affairs Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|County Affairs]]
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|year = 2010
* [[Education Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Education]]
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|Chamber = House of Representatives
* [[Investigate State Offices Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Investigative State Offices]]
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|Committee1 = Fees and Salaries of Public Officers
* [[Judiciary A Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Judiciary A]]
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|Chair1 = Chair
* [[Judiciary En Banc Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Judiciary En Banc]]
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|Committee2 = Appropriations
* [[Management Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Management]]
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|Committee3 = Corrections
* [[Municipalities Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Municipalities]]
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|Committee4 = County Affairs
* [[Select Committee on Poverty Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Select Committee on Poverty]]
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|Committee5 = Education
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|Committee6 = Investigate State Offices
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|Committee7 = Judiciary A
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|Committee8 = Judiciary En Banc
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|Committee9 = Management
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|Committee10 = Municipalities
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|Committee11 = Select Committee on Poverty
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}}
  
==Elections==
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==Election history==
 
===2011===
 
===2011===
 
:: ''See also: [[Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2011]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2011]]''
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:: ''See also: [[Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2007]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2007]]''
  
On November 6, 2007 Coleman was re-elected in District 29.  She ran unopposed.<ref>http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=MS&y=2007&f=H&so=O&p=2#sorttable</ref>
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On November 6, 2007 Coleman was re-elected in District 29.  She ran unopposed.<ref>[http://www.sos.state.ms.us/elections/2007/Statewide%20Elections.asp ''Mississippi Secretary of State'', 2007 election results.]</ref><ref name=ftm>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=MS&y=2007&f=H&so=O&p=2#sorttable ''Follow the Money'', 2007 contributions to Linda Coleman.]</ref>
  
 
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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
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===2011===
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In 2011, Coleman received $4,402 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 - 2011 contributions]</ref>
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{{slp donor box 2011
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|Chamber = Mississippi House of Representatives
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 4402
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|total votes = 4502
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|org1 = Health Management Associates Of Mississippi
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|org2 = Abbott Laboratories
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|org3 = Mississippi Agents & Employees
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|org4 = Baxter Healthcare
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|org5 = Pfizer
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|orgdonor1 = 500
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|orgdonor2 = 500
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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===
 
===2007===
In 2007, Coleman collected $4,900 in donations.<ref> http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=94564</ref>
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In 2007, Coleman collected $4,900 in donations.<ref name=ftm/>
  
 
Listed below are the five largest contributors to her campaign.
 
Listed below are the five largest contributors to her campaign.
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==Contact Information==
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==Personal==
 
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Coleman is a member of the Magnolia Bar Association, Mississippi Bar Association, National Bar Association, and Superintendent of Pleasant Green MB Church Sunday School.<ref name=vs/>
Capitol Address:<br>
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Post Office Box 1018, Room 100C-NC<br>
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Jackson, MS 39215<br>
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Phone: 601-359-9390<br>
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District Address<br>
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1389 Cedar Road<br>
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Mound Bayou, MS 38762-9726<br>
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Phone: 662-843-5253                662-843-5253       (Business)<br>
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Phone: 662-741-3272 (Home)<br>
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Fax: 662-741-3472<br>
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Email:<br>
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lcoleman@house.ms.gov
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==External links==
 
==External links==
 
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* [http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/members/house/coleman_(29th).xml Office website]
* [http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/members/house/coleman_(29th).xml Mississippi House Member Page]
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* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=3659 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=3659 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=3659 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=3659 Biography from Project Vote Smart]

Revision as of 15:22, 22 October 2013

Linda Coleman
Linda Coleman, Mississippi Representative.jpg
Mississippi House of Representatives, District 29
Incumbent
In office
1992 - present
Term ends
January 3, 2016
Years in position 22
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$10,000/year
Per diem$109/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 8, 2011
First electedNovember 5, 1991
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Mississippi
J.D.Mississippi College School of Law
Personal
BirthdaySeptember 27, 1961
ProfessionLawyer
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Linda F. Coleman (b. September 27, 1961) is a Democratic member of the Mississippi House of Representatives, representing District 29. She was first elected to the chamber in 1991.

Biography

Coleman earned her B.P.A. from the University of Mississippi and J.D. from the Mississippi College School of Law. Her professional experience includes working as an attorney.[1]

Committee assignments

2012-2013

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

Mississippi Committee Assignments, 2012
Appropriations
County Affairs
Judiciary A
Judiciary En Banc
Municipalities
Transportation

2010-2011

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

Mississippi Committee Assignments, 2010
Fees and Salaries of Public Officers, Chair
Appropriations
Corrections
County Affairs
Education
Investigate State Offices
Judiciary A
Judiciary En Banc
Management
Municipalities
Select Committee on Poverty

Election history

2011

See also: Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2011

On November 8, 2011, Coleman won re-election to District 29 of the Mississippi House of Representatives. She ran unopposed in the August 2 primary and was unchallenged the November 8 general election. [2]

2007

See also: Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2007

On November 6, 2007 Coleman was re-elected in District 29. She ran unopposed.[3][4]

Mississippi House of Representatives, District 29 (2007)
Candidates Votes Percent
Linda Coleman (D) 3,706 100.0%

Campaign donors

2011

In 2011, Coleman received $4,402 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[5]

Mississippi House of Representatives 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Linda Coleman, Mississippi Representative's campaign in 2011
Health Management Associates Of Mississippi$500
Abbott Laboratories$500
Mississippi Agents & Employees$500
Baxter Healthcare$500
Pfizer$500
Total Raised in 2011 $4,402
Total Votes received in 2011 4,502
Cost of each vote received $0.98

2007

In 2007, Coleman collected $4,900 in donations.[4]

Listed below are the five largest contributors to her campaign.

Donor Amount
Anheuser-Busch $1,000
Mississippi Optometric Association $500
Ameristar Casinos $350
AT&T $300
Electric Power Associates of Mississippi $300

Personal

Coleman is a member of the Magnolia Bar Association, Mississippi Bar Association, National Bar Association, and Superintendent of Pleasant Green MB Church Sunday School.[1]

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Mississippi House of Representatives District 29
2002–present
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