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|Name = Reecy Dickson
 
|Name = Reecy Dickson
 
|Profile picture = Reecy Dickson.jpg
 
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|Position = Mississippi House of Representatives District 42
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|Position = Mississippi House of Representatives, District 42
 
|Status = Incumbent
 
|Status = Incumbent
 
|Tenure = 1993 - present
 
|Tenure = 1993 - present
|Term ends = January 3, 2012
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|Term ends = January 3, 2016
 
|Assumed office = 1993
 
|Assumed office = 1993
 
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|Base salary = $10,000 per year
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|Per diem = $109/day
 
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}}{{tnr}}'''Reecy Dickson''' (b. October 24, 1944) is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Mississippi House of Representatives]].  She has represented the 42nd District since 1993.
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}}{{tnr}}'''Reecy L. Dickson''' (b. October 24, 1944) is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Mississippi House of Representatives]], representing District 42.  She was first elected to the chamber in 1993.
  
Dickson works in consultant services and insurance.  She earned her MA from Mississippi State University and BS from Mississippi Valley State University.
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==Biography==
 
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Dickson earned her B.S. from Mississippi Valley State University and M.A. from Mississippi State University. Her professional experience includes working in consultant services and insurance.<ref name=vs>[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=3653 ''Project Vote Smart'' - Rep. Dickson]</ref>
Dickson is a member of Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, and the Order of the Eastern Star.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=3653 ''Project Vote Smart'' - Rep. Dickson]</ref>
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==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
 
===2012-2013===
 
===2012-2013===
During the 2012-2013 legislative session, Dickson has been appointed to the following committees:
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During the 2012-2013 legislative session, Dickson served on the following committees:
* [[Appropriations Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Appropriations]]
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* [[Corrections Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Corrections]]
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Education Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Education]]
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|State = Mississippi  
* [[Insurance Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Insurance]]
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|year = 2012
* [[Workforce Development Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Workforce Development]]
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|Chamber = House of Representatives
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|Committee1 = Appropriations
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|Committee2 = Corrections
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|Committee3 = Education
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|Committee4 = Insurance
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|Committee5 = Workforce Development
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}}
  
 
===2010-2011===
 
===2010-2011===
During the 2010-2011 legislative session, Dickson was appointed to the following committees:
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During the 2010-2011 legislative session, Dickson served on the following committees:
* [[Select Committee on Poverty Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Select Committee on Poverty]] (Chair)
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* [[Apportionment and Elections Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Apportionment and Elections]]
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Appropriations Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Appropriations]]
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|Collapse=Yes
* [[Corrections Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Corrections]]
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|State = Mississippi  
* [[Education Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Education]]
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|year = 2010
* [[Enrolled Bills Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Enrolled Bills]]
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|Chamber = House of Representatives
* [[Insurance Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Insurance]]
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|Committee1 = Select Committee on Poverty
* [[Public Property Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Public Property]]
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|Chair1 = Chair
* [[Tourism Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Tourism]]
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|Committee2 = Apportionment and Elections
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|Committee3 = Appropriations
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|Committee4 = Corrections
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|Committee5 = Education
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|Committee6 = Enrolled Bills
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|Committee7 = Insurance
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|Committee8 = Public Property
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|Committee9 = Tourism
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}}
  
 
==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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:: ''See also: [[Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2011]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2011]]''
  
On November 8, 2011, Dickson won re-election to District 42 of the [[Mississippi House of Representatives]].  She defeated [[David Callahan]] 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>  Dickson 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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On November 8, 2011, Dickson won re-election to District 42 of the [[Mississippi House of Representatives]].  She defeated [[David Callahan]] 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>  Dickson was unchallenged in the November 8 general election.<ref>[http://www.sos.ms.gov/elections_results_2011.aspx ''Mississippi Secretary of State'', "2011 Primary Election Results," accessed February 13, 2014]</ref><ref>[http://www.sos.ms.gov/page.aspx?s=7&s1=1&s2=92 ''Mississippi Secretary of State,'' "Official 2011 General Election Results," accessed February 13, 2014]</ref>
  
 
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{{Primary election box 2011
 
{{Primary election box 2011
 
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:: ''See also: [[Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2007]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2007]]''
  
On November 6, 2007 Dickson was re-elected in District 42, defeating Republican challenger Janie Gregg.<ref>http://www.sos.state.ms.us/elections/2007/Statewide%20Elections.asp</ref>
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On November 6, 2007, Dickson was re-elected in District 42, defeating Republican challenger Janie Gregg.<ref>[http://www.sos.state.ms.us/elections/2007/Statewide%20Elections.asp ''Mississippi Secretary of State'', "2007 Statewide Elections," accessed February 14, 2014]</ref>
  
 
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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
 
===2011===
 
===2011===
In 2011, Dickson received $5,000 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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In 2011, Dickson received $5,000 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'', "Mississippi 2011 - Candidates," accessed February 13, 2014]</ref>
  
 
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===2007===
 
===2007===
In 2007, Dickson collected $11,700 in donations.<ref> http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=94590</ref>
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In 2007, Dickson collected $11,700 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=94590 ''Follow the Money'', 2007 contributions to Reecy Dickson]</ref>
  
 
Listed below are the five largest contributors to her campaign.
 
Listed below are the five largest contributors to her campaign.
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==Contact Information==
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==Personal==
 
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Dickson has been a member of Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, and the Order of the Eastern Star.<ref name=vs/>
Capitol Address:<br>
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Post Office Box 1018, Room 400E-NC<br>
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Jackson, MS 39215<br>
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Phone: 601-359-2422<br>
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District Address<br>
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Post Office Box 293<br>
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Macon, MS 39341<br>
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Phone: 662-352-6582<br>
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Email:<br>
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rdickson@house.ms.gov
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==External links==
 
==External links==
 
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* [http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/members/house/dickson.xml Office website]
* [http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/members/house/dickson.xml Mississippi House Member Page]
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* [http://openstates.org/ms/legislators/MSL000098/reecy-l-dickson/ Profile from Open States]
 
* [http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=3653 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
* [http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=3653 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=3653 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=3653 Biography from Project Vote Smart]

Revision as of 14:51, 4 April 2014

Reecy Dickson
Reecy Dickson.jpg
Mississippi House of Representatives, District 42
Incumbent
In office
1993 - present
Term ends
January 3, 2016
Years in position 21
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$10,000/year
Per diem$109/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 8, 2011
First electedNovember 5, 1991
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sMississippi Valley State University
Master'sMississippi State University
Personal
BirthdayOctober 24, 1944
ProfessionInsurance/consultant services
ReligionBaptist
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Reecy L. Dickson (b. October 24, 1944) is a Democratic member of the Mississippi House of Representatives, representing District 42. She was first elected to the chamber in 1993.

Biography

Dickson earned her B.S. from Mississippi Valley State University and M.A. from Mississippi State University. Her professional experience includes working in consultant services and insurance.[1]

Committee assignments

2012-2013

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

Mississippi Committee Assignments, 2012
Appropriations
Corrections
Education
Insurance
Workforce Development

2010-2011

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

Elections

2011

See also: Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2011

On November 8, 2011, Dickson won re-election to District 42 of the Mississippi House of Representatives. She defeated David Callahan in the primary on August 2, 2011.[2] Dickson was unchallenged in the November 8 general election.[3][4]

Mississippi House of Representatives, District 42 General Election, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democrat Green check mark transparent.pngReecy Dickson Incumbent 62.4% 4,486
     Independent Roy VanDevender 37.6% 2,699
Total Votes 7,185
Mississippi House of Representatives District 42 Democratic Primary, 2011
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngReecy Dickson Incumbent 66.3% 3,898
David Callahan 33.7% 1,978
Total Votes 5,876

2007

See also: Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2007

On November 6, 2007, Dickson was re-elected in District 42, defeating Republican challenger Janie Gregg.[5]

Mississippi House of Representatives, District 42 (2007)
Candidates Votes Percent
Reecy Dickson (D) 4,060 67.72%
Janie Gregg (R) 1,935 32.28%

Campaign donors

2011

In 2011, Dickson received $5,000 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[6]

Mississippi House of Representatives 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Reecy Dickson's campaign in 2011
Enpac - The Power Of People$500
Brown, Cecil$500
Mississippi Dental Association$500
State Farm$500
Mississippi Malt Beverage Association$300
Total Raised in 2011 $5,000
Total Votes received in 2011 4,486
Cost of each vote received $1.11

2007

In 2007, Dickson collected $11,700 in donations.[7]

Listed below are the five largest contributors to her campaign.

Donor Amount
McNair, Rhonda $2,500
Mississippi House Democratic Leadership $2,000
Unitedhealth Care $1,000
Mississippi Hospital Association $1,000
Mississippi Dental Association $1,000

Personal

Dickson has been a member of Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, and the Order of the Eastern Star.[1]

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1993–present
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