Tracy Arinder, Jr.

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Tracy Arinder, Jr.
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Mississippi House of Representatives District 75
Former member
In office
2004 - 2012
PartyDemocratic
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2007
First electedNovember 4, 2003
Term limitsN/A
Personal
BirthdayJuly 19, 1951
ProfessionBusiness Owner
ReligionMethodist
CandidateVerification
Tracy Arinder, Jr. (b. July 19, 1951) is a Democrat member of the Mississippi House of Representatives. He represented the 75th District from 2004 to 2012.

Arinder is owner of a trucking company, a poultry grower, and cattleman. He attended East Central Community College and Jones Community College.

Arinder is a member of the Magnolia Cutting Horse Association and the National Cutting Horse Association, and is a Master Mason with the Morton Lodge #254.[1]

Committee assignments

Arinder served on the following committees:

Elections

2011

See also: Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2011

Arinder originally announced he would not seek re-election in 2011, but doubled back on that pledge and declared he would run as an independent in early June.[2] He said his decision to not run as a Democrat was motivated by a desire "to give the people of Scott County the opportunity to make a statement in opposition to the growing partisan trend in Mississippi politics."[2] On September 13 his request to be removed from the ballot was granted by the Elections Commission.[3]

2007

See also: Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2007

On November 6, 2007, Arinder was re-elected in District 75, defeating Republican challenger John Weatherford.[4] Arinder defeated Tom Miles in the primary election.[5]

Mississippi House of Representatives, District 75 (2007)
Candidates Votes Percent
Tracy Arinder, Jr. (D) 4,120 74.31%
John Weatherford (R) 1,424 25.69%

Campaign donors

2007

In 2007, Arinder collected $31,108 in donations.[6]

Listed below are the five largest contributors to his campaign.

Donor Amount
Arinder Jr., Tracy $4,358
Mississippi House Democratic Leadership $4,000
Mississippi Hospital Association $2,500
Mississippi Bankers Association $1,500
Mississippi Automobile Dealers Association $1,000

Personal

Arinder is married and has 2 children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Mississippi House of Representatives District 75
2004–2012
Succeeded by
Tom Miles