Jeffery Harness

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Jeffery Harness
Member of the MississippiHouseofRepresentatives
from the 85th district
Assumed office
December 21, 2018
Personal details
Born (1978-04-08) April 8, 1978 (age 43)
McComb, Mississippi, U.S.
Political party Democratic
Education Alcorn State University (BS, MS)
Southern University (JD)

Jeffery Harness (born April 8, 1978) is an American attorney and politician serving as a member of the Mississippi House of Representatives from the 85th district. Elected in November 2018, he assumed office on December 21, 2018.

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Early life and education

Harness was born in McComb, Mississippi. After graduating from Jefferson County High School, he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in agricultural economics and a Master of Science in secondary education from Alcorn State University, followed by a Juris Doctor from the Southern University Law Center. [1]

Career

Since January 2012, Harness has owned and operated an independent law firm. He was elected to the Mississippi House of Representatives in November 2020 and assumed office on December 21, 2018. [2] [3]

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References

  1. "Jeffery Harness". billstatus.ls.state.ms.us. Retrieved May 31, 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  2. "Jeffery Harness". Ballotpedia. Retrieved May 31, 2021.
  3. "8 run for 1 Mississippi House seat, 4 run for another". AP NEWS. September 19, 2018. Retrieved May 31, 2021.