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name                = Linda Coleman |
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|Name = Linda Coleman
political position  = Mississippi House Of Representatives District 29 |
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|Profile picture = Linda Coleman, Mississippi Representative.jpg
incumbency          = Incumbent |
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|Position = Mississippi House of Representatives, District 29
assumed office     = 1992 |
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|Status = Incumbent
term ends          = 2012 |
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|Tenure = 1992 - present
political party    = [[Democratic]] |
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|Term ends = January 3, 2016
profession          = Attorney |
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|Assumed office = 1992
  website             = [http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/members/house/coleman_(29th).xml House site] |
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|Political party = Democratic | Party dot = {{bluedot|size=10px}}
}}{{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==
Coleman currently serves on the following committees:
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===2012-2013===
* [[Fees and Salaries of Public Officers Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Fees and Salaries of Public Officers]] (Chair)
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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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* [[Corrections Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Corrections]]
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[County Affairs Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|County Affairs]]
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|State = Mississippi
* [[Education Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Education]]
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|year = 2012
* [[Investigate State Offices Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Investigative State Offices]]
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|Chamber = House of Representatives
* [[Judiciary A Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Judiciary A]]
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|Committee1 = Appropriations
* [[Judiciary En Banc Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Judiciary En Banc]]
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|Committee2 = County Affairs
* [[Management Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Management]]
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|Committee3 = Judiciary A
* [[Municipalities Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Municipalities]]
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|Committee4 = Judiciary En Banc
* [[Select Committee on Poverty Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Select Committee on Poverty]]
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|Committee5 = Municipalities
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|Committee6 = Transportation
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}}
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===2010-2011===
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During the 2010-2011 legislative session, Coleman served on the following committees:
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|State = Mississippi
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|year = 2010
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|Chamber = House of Representatives
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|Committee1 = Fees and Salaries of Public Officers
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|Chair1 = Chair
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|Committee2 = Appropriations
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|Committee3 = Corrections
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|Committee4 = County Affairs
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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]]''
  
Coleman is running in the 2011 election for [[Mississippi House of Representatives]] District 29.  She is running unopposed in the primary on August 2, 2011.  No Republican candidates filed to run for election.  The general election takes place on November 8, 2011. <ref>[http://www.sos.ms.gov/links/elections/home/tab1/2011%20Mississippi%20House%20and%20Senate%20Candidates.pdf ''Mississippi Secretary of State,'' 2011 Official Primary Candidate List]</ref>
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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. <ref>[http://www.sos.ms.gov/links/elections/home/tab1/2011%20Mississippi%20House%20and%20Senate%20Candidates.pdf ''Mississippi Secretary of State,'' 2011 Official Primary Candidate List]</ref>
  
 
===2007===
 
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:: ''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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|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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|}}
  
 
===2007===
 
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In 2007, Coleman collected $4,900 in donations.<ref name=ftm/>
In 2007, Coleman collected $4,900 in donations.<ref> http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=94564</ref>
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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 Mississippi House Member Page]
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* [http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/members/house/coleman_(29th).xml Office website]
 
* [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]
*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=113977 2009], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=94564 2007], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=77920 2005], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=17599 2003], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=38083 1999]
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* Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=113977 2009], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=94564 2007], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=77920 2005], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=17599 2003], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=38083 1999]
  
 
==References==
 
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[[Category:Current member, Mississippi House of Representatives]]
 
[[Category:Current member, Mississippi House of Representatives]]
 
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[[Category:2011 primary (winner)]]
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[[Category:2011 general election (winner)]]
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[[Category:2011 unopposed]]

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
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