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J. P. Wilemon Jr.

Democratic — Senator — District 5
Available Terms:
  • 2008-2011
  • 2012-2015
  • 2016-2019

J. P. Wilemon Jr. represents Senate District 5 in the Mississippi Senate, is a member of nine committees, and is the primary sponsor of 491 bills.

2000 2638.0
2004 4060.0
2006 3500.0
2008 26400.0
2010 2150.0
2012 17175.23

For detailed campaign finance information visit Influence Explorer. Figures via the National Institute on Money in State Politics.

  • Capitol Office:

    Room 213-B
    P. O. Box 1018
    Jackson, MS 39215
    Phone: 601-359-3232
  • District Office:

    P. O. Box 82

    Belmont
    38827
    Phone: 662-454-7585

Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

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  • SB 2313

    Adequate education program appropriation and local school district budgets to identify program funding categories; require.

  • SB 2322

    Sales tax; divert an additional amount to cities to be used to fund infrastructure projects.

  • SB 2384

    Public purchasing; require advertisement of bids on the DFA procurement portal.

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  • SB 2385

    Procurement of aircraft, aircraft maintenance, parts, equipment and services; exempt from competitive bidding requirements.

  • SB 2671

    Agricultural leases on prison lands and wildlife management lands; revise leasing authority and advertising requirements.

  • SB 2829

    Tishomingo County; authorized the imposition of a tax on restaurants to fund tourism and parks and recreation.

Recent Votes

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SC 543

Passage

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 4586.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 713.0
SC 553

Passage

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 4586.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 713.0
SC 552

Passage

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 4484.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 815.0
SC 542

Passage

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 4586.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 713.0
SC 556

Passage

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 4586.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 713.0
SC 544

Passage

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 4586.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 713.0
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Sources

Data on Open States is automatically collected nightly from the official website of the Mississippi Legislature. If you notice any errors, feel free to contact us or verify that the data matches the official sources below.