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Willie Perkins, Sr.
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Mississippi House of Representatives, District 32
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 elected1993
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sTougaloo College
J.D.University of Mississippi Law Center
Personal
BirthdayOctober 21, 1952
ProfessionAttorney
ReligionBaptist
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Willie J. Perkins, Sr. (b. October 21, 1952) is a Democratic member of the Mississippi House of Representatives, representing District 32. He was first elected to the chamber in 1993.

Biography

Perkins attended Tougaloo College and earned his J.D. from the University of Mississippi Law Center. His professional experience includes serving as Attorney for the Leflore County Board of Supervisors, City Judge, City Prosecuting Attorney, and City Public Defender.[1]

Committee assignments

2012-2013

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

Mississippi Committee Assignments,
Apportionment and Elections
Appropriations
Judiciary A
Judiciary En Banc
Management
Youth and Family Affairs

2010-2011

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

Mississippi Committee Assignments, 2010
Local and Private Legislation, Chair
Apportionment and Elections
Fees and Salaries of Public Officers
Judiciary B
Judiciary En Banc
Management
Municipalities
Public Utilities

Elections

2011

See also: Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2011

On November 8, 2011, Perkins won re-election to District 32 of the Mississippi House of Representatives. He ran unopposed in the August 2 primary and defeated Troy D. Brown, Sr. (I) in the November 8 general election.[2][3]

Mississippi House of Representatives, District 32 General Election, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngWillie Perkins, Sr. Incumbent 64.9% 3,339
     Independent Troy D. Brown, Sr. 35.1% 1,803
Total Votes 5,142

2007

See also: Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2007

On November 6, 2007, Perkins was re-elected in District 32. He defeated independent challenger Troy Brown, Sr. in the general election.[4]

Mississippi House of Representatives, District 32 (2007)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Willie Perkins, Sr. (D) 2,769
Troy Brown, Sr. (I) 1,466

Campaign donors

2011

In 2011, Perkins received $28,758 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[5]

Mississippi House of Representatives 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Willie Perkins, Sr.'s campaign in 2011
Mississippians For Healthy Families$5,000
State Farm$1,000
Huntington Ingalls Industries$1,000
Northrop Grumman$1,000
Mississippi Correctional & Management$1,000
Total Raised in 2011 $28,758
Total Votes received in 2011 3,339
Cost of each vote received $8.61

2007

In 2007, Perkins collected $35,860 in donations.[6]

Listed below are the five largest contributors to his campaign.

Donor Amount
Mississippi House Democratic Leadership $10,000
Viking Range Corp. $4,500
Electric Power Associates of Mississippi $1,000
Isle of Capri Casino $1,000
HS Bankers Association $1,000

Personal

Perkins has been a member of the Leflore County Bar Association, Leflore County Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, and the Magnolia County Bar Association.[1]

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Mississippi House of Representatives District 32
1993–present
Succeeded by
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