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}}{{tnr}}'''Oscar Denton''' is a Representative-elect for [[State legislative special elections, 2013#November 5, 2013|District 55]] of the [[Mississippi House of Representatives]]. Special election candidates in Mississippi run without party labels.<ref name=sos>[http://www.sos.ms.gov/links/elections/home/tab1/2013%20Candidate%20Qualiying%20List_AF.pdf ''sos.ms.gov'', "Official candidate list," accessed October 8, 2013]</ref>
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}}{{tnr}}'''Oscar Denton''' (b. July 30, 1953) is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Mississippi House of Representatives]], representing District 55. He was first elected to the chamber in a special election on [[State legislative special elections, 2013#November 5, 2013|November 5, 2013]].
  
 
==Elections==
 
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:: ''See also: [[Mississippi state legislative special elections, 2013]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Mississippi state legislative special elections, 2013]]''
  
Denton won election in the special election for [[Mississippi House of Representatives]] District 55. The seat was vacant following [[George Flaggs, Jr.]]'s (D) election as Mayor of Vicksburg. Denton defeated [[Chris Green]], [[Andrew W. Harrell]], [[Marie Thompson]] and [[Joseph E. Williams, Jr.]] in the special election, which took place on November 5, 2013.<ref>[http://blogs.clarionledger.com/politics/2013/07/22/bryant-sets-date-for-three-house-special-elections/ ''blogs.clarionledger.com'', "Bryant sets date for three House special elections," July 22, 2013]</ref><ref name=sos/><ref>[http://www.tribtown.com/view/story/03d92e660d124802bbb8ea8c68a41064/MS--Mississippi-Elections ''tribtown.com'', "Runoffs for 2 Mississippi House seats; Deaton wins Vicksburg-based House post," November 6, 2013]</ref>
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Denton won election in the special election for [[Mississippi House of Representatives]] District 55. The seat was vacant following [[George Flaggs, Jr.]]'s (D) election as Mayor of Vicksburg. Denton defeated [[Chris Green]], [[Andrew W. Harrell]], [[Marie Thompson]] and [[Joseph E. Williams, Jr.]] in the special election, which took place on November 5, 2013.<ref>[http://blogs.clarionledger.com/politics/2013/07/22/bryant-sets-date-for-three-house-special-elections/ ''blogs.clarionledger.com'', "Bryant sets date for three House special elections," July 22, 2013]</ref><ref>[http://www.sos.ms.gov/links/elections/home/tab1/2013%20Candidate%20Qualiying%20List_AF.pdf ''sos.ms.gov'', "Official candidate list," accessed October 8, 2013]</ref><ref>[http://www.tribtown.com/view/story/03d92e660d124802bbb8ea8c68a41064/MS--Mississippi-Elections ''tribtown.com'', "Runoffs for 2 Mississippi House seats; Deaton wins Vicksburg-based House post," November 6, 2013]</ref>
  
 
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*[http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/members/house/denton.xml Rep. Denton's website]
  
 
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Oscar Denton
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Mississippi House of Representatives, District 55
Incumbent
In office
November 29, 2013-Present
Term ends
January 3, 2016
Years in position 1
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$10,000/year
Per diem$109/day
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 5, 2013
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
Term limitsN/A
Education
High schoolRosa A. Temple High School
Personal
BirthdayJuly 30, 1953
ProfessionBusinessman
ReligionBaptist
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Oscar Denton (b. July 30, 1953) is a Democratic member of the Mississippi House of Representatives, representing District 55. He was first elected to the chamber in a special election on November 5, 2013.

Elections

2013

See also: Mississippi state legislative special elections, 2013

Denton won election in the special election for Mississippi House of Representatives District 55. The seat was vacant following George Flaggs, Jr.'s (D) election as Mayor of Vicksburg. Denton defeated Chris Green, Andrew W. Harrell, Marie Thompson and Joseph E. Williams, Jr. in the special election, which took place on November 5, 2013.[1][2][3]

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Preceded by
George Flaggs, Jr. (D)
Mississippi House of Representatives District 55
November 2013-Present
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