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Tony Smith
Tony Smith.jpg
Mississippi State Senate, District 47
In office
2012 - present
Term ends
January 3, 2016
Years in position 3
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
High schoolOak Grove High School
Associate'sPearl River Community College
Bachelor'sUniversity of Southern Mississippi
ProfessionSmall business owner
Office website
Tony Smith is a Republican member of the Mississippi State Senate, representing District 47. He was first elected to the chamber in 2011.

Smith has served as chairman of the Picayune School District's Board of Trustees.


Smith earned his B.S. from the University of Southern Mississippi. His professional experience includes owning Stonewall's BBQ & Catering.[1]

Committee assignments


In the 2012-2013 legislative session, Smith served on the following committees:

Mississippi Committee Assignments, 2012
Local and Private, Vice Chair
Highways and Transportation
Public Health and Welfare
Public Property



See also: Mississippi State Senate elections, 2011

Smith won the 2011 election for Mississippi Senate District 47. He defeated incumbent Ezell Lee and challenger John McCay, Jr. in the primary on August 2, 2011. Mitch Ellerby ran unopposed in the Democratic primary but withdrew prior to the November 8, 2011 general election.[2][3]

Mississippi State Senate, District 47 Republican Primary, 2011
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngTony Smith 56.2% 3,378
Ezell Lee Incumbent 43.8% 2,633
Total Votes 6,011

Campaign donors


In 2011, Smith received $29,025 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[4]

Mississippi State Senate 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Tony Smith's campaign in 2011
Smith, Tony$2,000
Mississippi Bankers Association$2,000
Mississippi Association Of Realtors$1,500
Barbour, Henry$1,000
Executive Real Estate$1,000
Total Raised in 2011 $29,025
Total Votes received in 2011 3,378
Cost of each vote received $8.59


Smith has been a secretary of the local Chamber of Commerce.[1]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Ezell Lee
Mississippi State Senate District 47
Succeeded by