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name                = Mark Formby |
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|Name = Mark Formby
political position  = Mississippi House Of Representatives District 108 |
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|Profile picture = Mark Formby.jpg
incumbency          = Incumbent |
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|Position = Mississippi House of Representatives, District 108
assumed office     = 1993 |
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|Status = Incumbent
term ends          = 2012 |
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|Tenure = 1993 - present
political party    = [[Republican]] |
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|Term ends = January 3, 2016
  profession          = Realtor |
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|Assumed office = 1993
website             = [http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/members/house/formby.xml House site] |
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|Political party = Republican
}}{{tnr}}'''Mark Formby''' (b. August 16, 1956) is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Mississippi House of Representatives]].  He has represented the 108th District since 1993.
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}}{{tnr}}'''Mark Formby''' (b. August 16, 1956) is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Mississippi House of Representatives]], representing District 108.  He was first elected to the chamber in 1993.
  
Formby is a Broker/Realtor with Magnolia State Properties, Real Estate Agent with Formby & Associates, Seminars & Consulting, and a Realtor for Mississippi Land Sales.  He previously served as Legislative Assistant to U.S. Senator Trent Lott from 1987-1990 and was a retail business owner.
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==Biography==
 
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Formby earned his B.A. from Mississippi State University and attended Pearl River Community College.  His professional experience includes working as a Broker/Realtor with Magnolia State Properties, Real Estate Agent with Formby & Associates, Realtor for Mississippi Land Sales, Legislative Assistant to U.S. Senator Trent Lott, and a retail business owner.<ref name=vs>[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=3672 ''Project Vote Smart'' - Rep. Formby]</ref>
Formby earned his BA from Mississippi State University and attended Pearl River Community College.  He is a member of the American Legislative Exchange Council, BASS, Ducks Unlimited, First Baptist Church, Jaycees, Kiwanis, and the National Rifle Association.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=3672 ''Project Vote Smart'' - Rep. Formby]</ref>
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==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
Formby currently serves on the following committees:
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===2012-2013===
* [[Insurance Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Insurance]]
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During the 2012-2013 legislative session, Formby served on the following committees:
* [[Management Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Management]]
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* [[Oil, Gas and Other Minerals Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Oil, Gas and Other Minerals]]
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Rules Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Rules]]
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* [[Transportation Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Transportation]]
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* [[Ways and Means Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Ways and Means]]
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|Chamber = House of Representatives
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|Committee1 = Compilation, Revision and Publication
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|Committee2 = Energy
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|Committee3 = Insurance
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|Committee4 = Public Utilities
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|Committee5 = Rules
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|Chair5 = Chair
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|Committee6 = Transportation
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|Committee7 = Ways and Means
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}}
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===2010-2011===
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During the 2010-2011 legislative session, Formby 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 = Insurance
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|Committee2 = Management
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|Committee3 = Oil, Gas and Other Minerals
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|Committee4 = Rules
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|Committee5 = Transportation
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|Committee6 = Ways and Means
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}}
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==Issues==
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===Presidential preference===
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{{presendorse|2012|Newt Gingrich}}<ref>[http://www.newt.org/news/newt-2012-announces-mississippi-leaders-with-newt/ ''Newt Gingrich 2012,'' "Newt 2012 Announces “Mississippi Leaders With Newt”," March 12, 2012]</ref>
  
==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]]''
  
Formby is running in the 2011 election for [[Mississippi House of Representatives]] District 108.  He is running against [[Eddie Magee]] in the primary on August 2, 2011.  No Democratic 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, Formby won re-election to District 108 of the [[Mississippi House of Representatives]].  He defeated [[Eddie Magee]] in the August 2 primary and was unchallenged in 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>
  
 
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:: ''See also: [[Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2007]]''
  
On November 6, 2007 Formby was re-elected in District 108, running unopposed in the general election.<ref>http://www.sos.state.ms.us/elections/2007/Statewide%20Elections.asp</ref>
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On November 6, 2007 Formby was re-elected in District 108, 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>
  
 
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==Campaign donors==
 
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===2011===
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In 2011, Formby received $42,092 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 = Republican
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|total raised = 42092
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|total votes = 5962
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|org1 = Bennett, Russell
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|org2 = Baas, John
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|org3 = Ellington Treas, A
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|org4 = American Legislative Exchange Council
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|org5 = Hartley, Matt
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|orgdonor1 = 2,000
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|orgdonor2 = 2,000
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|orgdonor3 = 2,000
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|orgdonor4 = 1,200
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|orgdonor5 = 1,142
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|}}
  
 
===2007===
 
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In 2007, Formby collected $28,300 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=94616 ''Follow the Money'', 2007 contributions to Mark Formby.]</ref>
In 2007, Formby collected $28,300 in donations.<ref> http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=94616</ref>
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Listed below are the five largest contributors to his campaign.
 
Listed below are the five largest contributors to his campaign.
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==Personal==
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Formby has been a member of the American Legislative Exchange Council, BASS, Ducks Unlimited, First Baptist Church, the Jaycees, Kiwanis Clubs, and the National Rifle Association.<ref name=vs/>
  
==Contact Information==
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==Recent news==
 
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Jackson, MS 39215<br>
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Phone: 601-359-3364<br>
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District Address:<br>
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911 Highway 43 North<br>
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Picayune, MS 39466<br>
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Phone: 601-798-8917                601-798-8917       (Home)<br>
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Phone: 601-798-3800 (Work)
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mformby@house.ms.gov
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==External links==
 
==External links==
 
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* [http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/members/house/formby.xml Mississippi House Member Page]
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* [http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/members/house/formby.xml Office website]
 
* [http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=3672 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
* [http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=3672 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=3672 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=3672 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=114106 2009], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=94616 2007], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=77942 2005], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=17668 2003], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=38138 1999]
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* Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=114106 2009], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=94616 2007], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=77942 2005], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=17668 2003], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=38138 1999]
  
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Revision as of 04:30, 8 June 2013

Mark Formby
Mark Formby.jpg
Mississippi House of Representatives, District 108
Incumbent
In office
1993 - present
Term ends
January 3, 2016
Years in position 21
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$10,000/year
Per diem$109/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 8, 2011
First elected1992
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
Term limitsN/A
Personal
BirthdayAugust 16, 1956
Place of birthStarkville, Mississippi
ProfessionBroker/Realtor
ReligionBaptist
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Mark Formby (b. August 16, 1956) is a Republican member of the Mississippi House of Representatives, representing District 108. He was first elected to the chamber in 1993.

Biography

Formby earned his B.A. from Mississippi State University and attended Pearl River Community College. His professional experience includes working as a Broker/Realtor with Magnolia State Properties, Real Estate Agent with Formby & Associates, Realtor for Mississippi Land Sales, Legislative Assistant to U.S. Senator Trent Lott, and a retail business owner.[1]

Committee assignments

2012-2013

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

Mississippi Committee Assignments,
Compilation, Revision and Publication
Energy
Insurance
Public Utilities
Rules, Chair
Transportation
Ways and Means

2010-2011

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

Mississippi Committee Assignments, 2010
Insurance
Management
Oil, Gas and Other Minerals
Rules
Transportation
Ways and Means

Issues

Presidential preference

2012

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

Mark Formby endorsed Newt Gingrich in the 2012 presidential election. [2]

Election history

2011

See also: Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2011

On November 8, 2011, Formby won re-election to District 108 of the Mississippi House of Representatives. He defeated Eddie Magee 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 Formby was re-elected in District 108, running unopposed in the general election.[4]

Mississippi House of Representatives, District 108 (2007)
Candidates Votes Percent
Mark Formby (R) 5,550 100.00%

Campaign donors

2011

In 2011, Formby received $42,092 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[5]

Mississippi House of Representatives 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Mark Formby's campaign in 2011
Bennett, Russell$2,000
Baas, John$2,000
Ellington Treas, A$2,000
American Legislative Exchange Council$1,200
Hartley, Matt$1,142
Total Raised in 2011 $42,092
Total Votes received in 2011 5,962
Cost of each vote received $7.06

2007

In 2007, Formby collected $28,300 in donations.[6]

Listed below are the five largest contributors to his campaign.

Donor Amount
Moon, Jay $1,500
Associated General Contractors of Mississippi $1,500
Hestan, Claire $1,000
Mixon Jr., Bill $1,000
Erath, Greg $1,000

Personal

Formby has been a member of the American Legislative Exchange Council, BASS, Ducks Unlimited, First Baptist Church, the Jaycees, Kiwanis Clubs, and the National Rifle Association.[1]

Recent news

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