|Member of the MississippiHouseofRepresentatives |
from the 5th district
|Born||August 20, 1965|
John G. Faulkner (born August 20, 1965) is a Democratic member of the Mississippi House of Representatives, having represented the 5th District since 2014.
John G. Faulkner was born on August 20, 1965.He graduated from Holly Springs High School, the Army School of Nursing, and Strayer University. He is a youth counselor by occupation. He began representing Mississippi's 5th House district, composed of Benton, Lafayette, Marshall, and Tate Counties, in the Mississippi House of Representatives as a Democrat in 2014.
William Cuthbert Faulkner was an American writer known for his novels and short stories set in the fictional Yoknapatawpha County, based on Lafayette County, Mississippi, where Faulkner spent most of his life. A Nobel laureate, Faulkner is one of the most celebrated writers of American literature and often is considered the greatest writer of Southern literature.
The University of Mississippi is a public research university that is located adjacent to Oxford, Mississippi, and has a medical center in Jackson. It is Mississippi's oldest public university and its largest by enrollment.
St. Joseph, often called St. Joe, is a town in, and the parish seat of, rural Tensas Parish in northeastern Louisiana, United States, in the delta of the Mississippi River. The population was 1,176 at the 2010 census. The town had an African-American majority of 77.4 percent in 2010.
Oxford is a city in and the county seat of Lafayette County, Mississippi, United States, 75 miles (121 km) southeast of Memphis. A college town, the University of Mississippi or "Ole Miss" is adjacent to the city. Founded in 1837, it is named for Oxford, England.
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John Robert Lewis was an American politician and civil rights activist who served in the United States House of Representatives for Georgia's 5th congressional district from 1987 until his death in 2020. He participated in the 1960 Nashville sit-ins, the Freedom Rides, was the chairman of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) from 1963 to 1966, and was one of the "Big Six" leaders of groups who organized the 1963 March on Washington. Fulfilling many key roles in the civil rights movement and its actions to end legalized racial segregation in the United States, in 1965 Lewis led the first of three Selma to Montgomery marches across the Edmund Pettus Bridge where, in an incident which became known as Bloody Sunday, state troopers and police attacked Lewis and the other marchers.
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Edward "Ed" Neilson is an American politician and member of the Democratic Party. In April 2012, he won a special election to represent the 169th District in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. In May 2014 he won a special election to serve as an at-large member of Philadelphia City Council replacing outgoing councilmember Bill Green. In August 2015, he won a special election to represent the 174th District in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.
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The 2023 Mississippi gubernatorial election will take place on November 7, 2023 to choose the governor of Mississippi. Incumbent Republican Governor Tate Reeves is running for re-election to a second and final term in office. Primary elections were held on August 8. Incumbent Republican Governor Tate Reeves won the Republican nomination, while Brandon Presley won the Democratic nomination unopposed.
John Thomas "Trey" Lamar III is an American lawyer and Republican politician. He is a current member of the Mississippi House of Representatives, having represented Mississippi's 8th House district, which composes parts of Tate and Lafayette Counties, in the House since 2012.
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Jansen Tosh Owen is an American attorney and politician, representing the 106th district in the Mississippi House of Representatives since 2020.
The 2022 Texas House of Representatives elections were held on November 8, 2022, to elect representatives from all 150 House of Representatives districts across the U.S. state of Texas. It was held alongside numerous other federal, state, and local elections, including the 2022 Texas State Senate election. The winners of this election served in the 88th Texas Legislature, with seats apportioned according to the 2020 United States census.