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|Name = Randy Rushing
political position  = Candidate for <br>[[Mississippi House of Representatives|Mississippi House of Representatives District 78]]|
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political party    = [[Republican]] |
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|Position = Mississippi House of Representatives, District 78
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|Tenure = 2012 - present
}}{{tnr}}'''Randy Rushing''' is a 2011 [[Republican]] candidate for [[Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2011#District 78|District 78]] of the [[Mississippi House of Representatives]].  
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{{tnr}}'''Randy Rushing''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Mississippi House of Representatives]], representing District 78.  He was first elected to the chamber in 2011.
  
==Elections==
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==Committee assignments==
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===2012-2013===
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During the 2012-2013 legislative session, Rushing served on the following committees:
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{{Committee Assignments
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|State = Mississippi
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|year = 2012
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|Chamber = House of Representatives
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|Committee1 = Agriculture
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|Committee2 = Constitution
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|Committee3 = County Affairs
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|Committee4 = Military Affairs
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|Committee5 = Municipalities
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|Committee6 = Public Health and Human Services
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}}
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==Election history==
 
===2011===
 
===2011===
 
:: ''See also: [[Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2011]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2011]]''
  
Williams is running in the 2011 election for [[Mississippi House of Representatives]] District 78.  He is running against [[Ralin Williams]] 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, Rushing won election to District 78 of the [[Mississippi House of Representatives]].  He defeated [[Ralin Williams]] in the primary on August 2, 2011.<ref>[http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/files/elections/2011/by_county/MS_State_House_0802.html?SITE=AP&SECTION=POLITICS ''Associated Press'', "Mississippi Primary Election Results," accessed August 3, 2011.]</ref> Rushing 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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|Chamber= Mississippi House of Representatives District 78 Republican Primary
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|party=Republican
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|winner1 = Randy Rushing
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|candidate2 =Ralin Williams
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|votes1 =1479
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|votes2 =325
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==Campaign donors==
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===2011===
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In 2011, Rushing received $9,000 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 = 9000
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|total votes = 6312
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|org1 = Mississippi Hospital Association
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|org2 = Mississippi Association Of Realtors
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|org3 = Mississippi Bankers Association
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|org4 = Mississippi Consumer Finance
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|org5 = Entergy
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|orgdonor1 = 2,500
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|orgdonor2 = 1,000
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|orgdonor3 = 1,000
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|orgdonor4 = 500
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|orgdonor5 = 500
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*[http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/members/house/rushing.xml Office website]
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*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=69973 Project Vote Smart biographical profile]
  
 
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Revision as of 02:18, 8 June 2013

Randy Rushing
Randy Rushing.jpg
Mississippi House of Representatives, District 78
Incumbent
In office
2012 - present
Term ends
January 3, 2016
Years in position 2
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$10,000/year
Per diem$109/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 8, 2011
First electedNovember 8, 2011
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
Term limitsN/A
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Randy Rushing is a Republican member of the Mississippi House of Representatives, representing District 78. He was first elected to the chamber in 2011.

Committee assignments

2012-2013

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

Mississippi Committee Assignments, 2012
Agriculture
Constitution
County Affairs
Military Affairs
Municipalities
Public Health and Human Services

Election history

2011

See also: Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2011

On November 8, 2011, Rushing won election to District 78 of the Mississippi House of Representatives. He defeated Ralin Williams in the primary on August 2, 2011.[1] Rushing was unchallenged in the November 8 general election. [2]

Mississippi House of Representatives District 78 Republican Primary, 2011
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngRandy Rushing 82% 1,479
Ralin Williams 18% 325
Total Votes 1,804

Campaign donors

2011

In 2011, Rushing received $9,000 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[3]

Mississippi House of Representatives 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Randy Rushing's campaign in 2011
Mississippi Hospital Association$2,500
Mississippi Association Of Realtors$1,000
Mississippi Bankers Association$1,000
Mississippi Consumer Finance$500
Entergy$500
Total Raised in 2011 $9,000
Total Votes received in 2011 6,312
Cost of each vote received $1.43

External links

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Political offices
Preceded by
Billy Nicholson
Mississippi House of Representatives District 78
2012 – Present
Succeeded by
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