Tracy Arinder, Jr.
|Tracy Arinder, Jr.|
|Mississippi House of Representatives District 75|
|2004 - 2012|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2007|
|First elected||November 4, 2003|
|Birthday||July 19, 1951|
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.
Arinder served on the following committees:
- Corrections (Vice-Chair)
- County Affairs
- Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks
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. 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." On September 13 his request to be removed from the ballot was granted by the Elections Commission.
|Mississippi House of Representatives, District 75 (2007)|
|Tracy Arinder, Jr. (D)||4,120||74.31%|
|John Weatherford (R)||1,424||25.69%|
In 2007, Arinder collected $31,108 in donations.
Listed below are the five largest contributors to his campaign.
|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|
Arinder is married and has 2 children.
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign contributions: 2009, 2007, 2005, 2003, 1999
- Project Vote Smart - Rep. Arinder
- Majority in MS, "Notes from HD 25 and HD 75," June 9, 2011
- Majority in Mississippi, "Tracy Arinder Drops Out Of HD75 Race," September 13, 2011
|Mississippi House of Representatives District 75
| Succeeded by|
State of Mississippi
|State executive officers||
Governor | Lieutenant Governor | Attorney General | Secretary of State | Treasurer | State Auditor | Superintendent of Education | Commissioner of Insurance | Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce | Executive Director of Environmental Quality | Executive Director of Employment Security | Chairman of Public Service Commission |