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  Dowdy, Wayne
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NameWayne Dowdy
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McComb, Mississippi , United States
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Born July 27, 1943 (76 years)
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Infoa Representative from Mississippi; born in Fitzgerald, Ben Hill County, Georgia, July 27, 1943; attended the public schools; graduated from Gulfport High School, Gulfport, Miss., 1961; B.A., Millsaps College, Jackson, Miss., 1965; LL.B., Jackson School of Law, Jackson, Miss., 1968; admitted to the Mississippi bar in 1969 and commenced practice in McComb; city judge, McComb, 1970-1974; mayor, McComb, 1978-1981; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-seventh Congress by special election, to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of United States Representative Jon Clifton Hinson, and reelected to the three succeeding Congresses (July 7, 1981-January 3, 1989); was not a candidate for reelection, but was an unsuccessful nominee in 1988 for the United States Senate; is a resident of McComb, Miss.


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  09/17/1991 MS Governor - D Primary Lost 41.18% (-9.57%)
  11/08/1988 MS US Senate Lost 46.09% (-7.82%)
  03/08/1988 MS US Senate- D Primary Won 53.45% (+10.65%)
  11/04/1986 MS District 4 Won 71.51% (+43.02%)
  06/03/1986 MS District 4 - D Primary Won 86.39% (+72.78%)
  11/06/1984 MS District 4 Won 55.32% (+10.63%)
  11/02/1982 MS District 4 Won 52.54% (+6.90%)
  07/06/1981 MS District 4 - Special Election Won 50.41% (+0.83%)
  06/23/1981 MS District 4 - Special Election Primary Won 26.60% (+0.00%)
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