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name                = Mary Coleman |
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|Name = Mary Coleman
political position  = Mississippi House Of Representatives District 65 |
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|Profile picture = Mary Coleman.jpg
incumbency          = Incumbent |
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|Position = Mississippi House of Representatives, District 65
assumed office     = 1994 |
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|Status = Incumbent
term ends          = 2012 |
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|Tenure = 1994 - present
political party    = [[Democratic]] |
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|Term ends = January 3, 2016
profession          =  Insurance Agent/Political Consultant |
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|Assumed office = 1994
website             = [http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/members/house/coleman_%2865th%29.xml House site] |
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|Political party = Democratic | Party dot = {{bluedot|size=10px}}
}}{{tnr}}'''Mary Coleman''' (b. July 25, 1946) is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Mississippi House of Representatives]].  She has represented the 65th District since 1994.
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}}{{tnr}}'''Mary Coleman''' (b. July 25, 1946) is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Mississippi House of Representatives]], representing District 65.  She was first elected to the chamber in 1993.
  
Coleman is an insurance agent and political consultant.  She earned her BA from Tougaloo College and attended Los Angeles Trade-Tech College.
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==Biography==
 
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Coleman earned her B.A. from Tougaloo College and attended Los Angeles Trade-Tech College. Her professional experience includes working as an insurance agent and political consultant.<ref name=vs>[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=8327 ''Project Vote Smart'' - Rep. Coleman]</ref>
Coleman is a member of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, Cade Chapel Baptist Church, General Missionary Baptist State Convention, NAACP, National Organization of Women, NOBEL Women, PTSA, Rotary, Southern Christian Leadership Council, United Way, and Women in Government.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=8327 ''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===
* [[Public Property Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Public Property]] (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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* [[Banking and Financial Services Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Banking and Financial Services]]
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Public Health and Human Services Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Public Health And Human Services]]
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|State = Mississippi
* [[Select Cmte on Philanthropic Development Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Select Committee on Philanthropic Development]]
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|year = 2012
* [[Transportation Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Transportation]]
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|Chamber = House of Representatives
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|Committee1 = Banking and Financial Services
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|Committee2 = County Affairs
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|Committee3 = Public Health and Human Services
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|Committee4 = Public Property
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|Chair4 = Vice Chair
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|Committee5 = 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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{{Committee Assignments
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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 = Public Property
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|Chair1 = Chair
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|Committee2 = Appropriations
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|Committee3 = Banking and Financial Services
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|Committee4 = Public Health and Human Services
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|Committee5 = Select Cmte on Philanthropic Development
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|Committee6 = Transportation
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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 65.  She ran 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 65 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 65, running unopposed.<ref>http://www.sos.state.ms.us/elections/2007/Statewide%20Elections.asp</ref>  She defeated Chris Bell in the primary election.<ref>http://www.sos.state.ms.us/elections/2007/PrimaryCert/Democratic.asp</ref>
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On November 6, 2007 Coleman was re-elected in District 65, running unopposed.<ref>[http://www.sos.state.ms.us/elections/2007/Statewide%20Elections.asp ''Mississippi Secretary of State'', 2007 election results.]</ref>  She defeated Chris Bell in the primary election.<ref>[http://www.sos.state.ms.us/elections/2007/PrimaryCert/Democratic.asp ''Mississippi Secretary of State'', 2007 Democratic primary certification.]</ref>
  
 
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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
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===2011===
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In 2011, Coleman received $12,950 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 = 12950
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|total votes = 5990
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|org1 = Stewart, Carlton
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|org2 = Centene Corp
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|org3 = Abbott Laboratories
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|org4 = Astrazeneca
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|org5 = Mississippi Health Care Association
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|orgdonor1 = 2,000
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|orgdonor2 = 2,000
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|orgdonor3 = 700
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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 $43,650 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=94566 ''Follow the Money'', 2007 contributions to Mary Coleman.]</ref>
In 2007, Coleman collected $43,650 in donations.<ref> http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=94566</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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==Personal==
==Contact Information==
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Coleman has been a member of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Cade Chapel Baptist Church, General Missionary Baptist State Convention, NAACP, National Organization of Women, NOBEL Women, PTSA, Rotary Club, Southern Christian Leadership Council, United Way, and Women in Government.<ref name=vs/>
 
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Capitol Address:<br>
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Post Office Box 1018<br>
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Jackson, MS 39215-1018<br>
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District Address:<br>
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308 Lynnwood Lane<br>
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Jackson, MS 39206<br>
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Phone: 601-362-8105                601-362-8105       (Business)<br>
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Phone: 601-982-0496 (Home)<br>
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Capitol Email:<br>
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mcoleman@house.ms.gov
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==External links==
 
==External links==
 
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* [http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/members/house/coleman_%2865th%29.xml Mississippi House Member Page]
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* [http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/members/house/coleman_%2865th%29.xml Office website]
 
* [http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=8327 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
* [http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=8327 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=8327 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=8327 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=114000 2009], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=94566 2007], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=77921 2005], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=17600 2003], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=38084 1999]
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* Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=114000 2009], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=94566 2007], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=77921 2005], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=17600 2003], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=38084 1999]
  
 
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Revision as of 01:37, 8 June 2013

Mary Coleman
Mary Coleman.jpg
Mississippi House of Representatives, District 65
Incumbent
In office
1994 - present
Term ends
January 3, 2016
Years in position 20
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$10,000/year
Per diem$109/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 8, 2011
First elected1994
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sTougaloo College
Personal
BirthdayJuly 25, 1946
ProfessionInsurance agent
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Mary Coleman (b. July 25, 1946) is a Democratic member of the Mississippi House of Representatives, representing District 65. She was first elected to the chamber in 1993.

Biography

Coleman earned her B.A. from Tougaloo College and attended Los Angeles Trade-Tech College. Her professional experience includes working as an insurance agent and political consultant.[1]

Committee assignments

2012-2013

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

Mississippi Committee Assignments, 2012
Banking and Financial Services
County Affairs
Public Health and Human Services
Public Property, Vice Chair
Transportation

2010-2011

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

Mississippi Committee Assignments, 2010
Public Property, Chair
Appropriations
Banking and Financial Services
Public Health and Human Services
Select Cmte on Philanthropic Development
Transportation

Election history

2011

See also: Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2011

On November 8, 2011, Coleman won re-election to District 65 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 65, running unopposed.[3] She defeated Chris Bell in the primary election.[4]

Mississippi House of Representatives, District 65 (2007)
Candidates Votes Percent
Mary Coleman (D) 4,470 100.00%

Campaign donors

2011

In 2011, Coleman received $12,950 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[5]

Mississippi House of Representatives 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Mary Coleman's campaign in 2011
Stewart, Carlton$2,000
Centene Corp$2,000
Abbott Laboratories$700
Astrazeneca$500
Mississippi Health Care Association$500
Total Raised in 2011 $12,950
Total Votes received in 2011 5,990
Cost of each vote received $2.16

2007

In 2007, Coleman collected $43,650 in donations.[6]

Listed below are the five largest contributors to her campaign.

Donor Amount
Eaves for Govronor $14,000
Warnock Campaign Committee $4,000
Mississippi House Democratic Leadership $2,000
Sepracor $1,000
Astrazeneca $1,000

Personal

Coleman has been a member of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Cade Chapel Baptist Church, General Missionary Baptist State Convention, NAACP, National Organization of Women, NOBEL Women, PTSA, Rotary Club, Southern Christian Leadership Council, United Way, and Women in Government.[1]

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