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Mark Baker (Mississippi)

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Mark Baker
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Mississippi House of Representatives District 74
Incumbent
In office
2004 - Present
Term ends
January 3, 2016
Years in position 10
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$10,000 per year
Per diem$109/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 8, 2011
First electedNovember 4, 2003
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Memphis
J.D.Mississippi College School of Law
Personal
BirthdayMay 13, 1962
ProfessionAttorney
ReligionPresbyterian
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Mark Baker (b. May 13, 1962) is a Republican member of the Mississippi House of Representatives. He has represented the 74th District since 2004.

Baker is a Board Attorney for Brandon and Puckett. He has previously been a Prosecutor for Brandon and Municipal Judge for Pelahatchie. He earned his JD from the Mississippi College School of Law and BA from the University of Memphis.

Baker is a Deacon at Lakeside Presbyterian Church, member of the Mississippi Bar, and President of the Rankin County Bar Association.[1]

Committee assignments

2012-2013

During the 2012-2013 legislative session, Baker has been appointed to the following committees:

2010-2011

During the 2010-2011 legislative session, Baker was appointed to the following committees:

Issues

Presidential preference

2012

See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Mark Baker (Mississippi) endorsed Newt Gingrich in the 2012 presidential election. [2]

Elections

2011

See also: Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2011

On November 8, 2011, Baker won re-election to District 74 of the Mississippi House of Representatives. He ran unopposed in the August 2 primary and was unchallenged in the November 8 general election. [3]

2007

See also: Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2007

On November 6, 2007 Baker was re-elected in District 74, running unopposed.[4]

Mississippi House of Representatives, District 74 (2007)
Candidates Votes Percent


Mark Baker (R) 10,057 100.00%

Campaign donors

2011

In 2011, Baker received $39,825 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[5]

2007

In 2007, Baker collected $35,255 in donations.[6]

Listed below are the five largest contributors to his campaign.

Donor Amount
Mississippi Independent Pharmacies Association $1,000
Bounds, Mark S. $1,000
Mississippi Medical Association $1,000
Sentry Care Inc. $1,000
Watkins, Thomas $780

Contact Information

Capitol Address:
Post Office Box 1018
Jackson, MS 39215

District Address:
Post Office Box 947
Brandon, MS 39043
Phone: 601-824-7455               601-824-7455       (Business)
Phone: 601-824-3297 (Home)

Email:
mbaker@house.ms.gov

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Mississippi House of Representatives District 74
2004–present
Succeeded by
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