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|Name = William McCoy
political position  = Mississippi House Of Representatives District 3 |
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|Position = Mississippi House of Representatives District 3
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|Tenure = 1980 - Present
political party     = [[Democratic]] |
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}}{{tnr}}'''William McCoy''' (b. August 14, 1942) is the [[Democratic]] Speaker of the [[Mississippi House of Representatives]].  He has represented the 3rd District since 1980 and served as [[Speaker of the House]] since 2004.
 
}}{{tnr}}'''William McCoy''' (b. August 14, 1942) is the [[Democratic]] Speaker of the [[Mississippi House of Representatives]].  He has represented the 3rd District since 1980 and served as [[Speaker of the House]] since 2004.
  

Revision as of 13:52, 8 September 2011

William McCoy
William McCoy.jpg
Mississippi House of Representatives District 3
Incumbent
In office
1980 - Present
Term ends
January 10, 2012
Years in position 34
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$10,000 per year
Per diem$109/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2007
First electedNovember 4, 2011
Next generalNovember 8, 2011
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sMississippi State University
Personal
ProfessionFarmer
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
William McCoy (b. August 14, 1942) is the Democratic Speaker of the Mississippi House of Representatives. He has represented the 3rd District since 1980 and served as Speaker of the House since 2004.

McCoy is a farmer. He earned his BS from Mississippi State University and attended Northeast Mississippi Junior College. He previously worked as a loan officer for the Farmers Home Administration, Auditor for the Mississippi State Department of Audit, and a Vocational Agriculture Teacher.

McCoy is a member of the Shriners, Farm Bureau, Masons, and Northeast Mississippi Community College Board of Trustees.[1]

On May 25, 2011, McCoy announced he would not seek re-election in 2011.[2]

Committee assignments

McCoy currently serves on the following committees:

Elections

2011

McCoy is not running for re-election in 2011. He declined to cite a reason for retiring.[2]

2007

See also: Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2007

On November 6, 2007 McCoy was re-elected in District 3, defeating Truman Lambert in the primary election by a margin of 878-330[3] and Republican challenger William Tracy Arnold in the general election.

Mississippi House of Representatives, District 3 (2007)
Candidates Votes Percent
William McCoy (D) 4,183 62.15%
William Tracy Arnold (R) 2,547 37.85%

Campaign donors

2007

In 2007, McCoy collected $197,770 in donations.[4]

Listed below are the five largest contributors to his campaign.

Donor Amount
Mississippi Hospital Association $10,000
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers $6,500
Electric Power Associates of Mississippi $6,000
Murphy, Jimmy D. and Martha $5,000
Cain, Ted $5,000

Contact Information

Capitol Address:
Post Office Box 1018
Jackson, MS 39215

District Address
259 CR 1021
Rienzi, MS 38865
Phone: 662-728-6434

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Mississippi House of Representatives District 3
1980–present
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