Mary Coleman

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Mary Coleman
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Mississippi House of Representatives District 65
In office
1994 - Present
Term ends
January 3, 2012
Years in position 21
Base salary$10,000 per year
Per diem$109/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2007
First elected1994
Next generalNovember 8, 2011
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sTougaloo College
Date of birthJuly 25, 1946
ProfessionInsurance agent
Office website
Mary Coleman (b. July 25, 1946) is a Democratic member of the Mississippi House of Representatives. She has represented the 65th District since 1994.

Coleman is an insurance agent and political consultant. She earned her BA from Tougaloo College and attended Los Angeles Trade-Tech College.

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.[1]

Committee assignments


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


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



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]


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


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
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


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

Contact Information

Capitol Address:
Post Office Box 1018
Jackson, MS 39215-1018

District Address:
308 Lynnwood Lane
Jackson, MS 39206
Phone: 601-362-8105 (Business)
Phone: 601-982-0496 (Home)

Capitol Email:

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