Jamie Franks (politician)
|Member of the Mississippi House of Representatives
from the 19th district
|Preceded by||Mark A. DuVall|
December 26, 1972 |
Mooreville, Mississippi, U.S.
|Alma mater||University of Mississippi, Mississippi College of Law|
James Franks (born December 26, 1972 in Mooreville, Mississippi) was a Democratic member of the Mississippi House of Representatives, representing the state's 19th district from 2000 through 2007. His district included Lee, Itawamba and Tishomingo Counties. He currently serves as Chairman of the Mississippi Democratic Party.
He was the Democratic nominee for the office of Lieutenant Governor in the 2007 General Election, but was defeated by Republican State Auditor Phil Bryant on November 6, 2007. Bryant won with 59 percent of the vote.
Franks is a native of Mooreville, Mississippi and is an attorney. He was married to the former Alisa Parkman of Hinds County, and they have two sons. He is a member of the Church of God.
- Mississippi State Legislature - Representative Jamie Franks official MS Senate website
- Jamie Franks for Lt. Governor official campaign website
- Project Vote Smart - Representative Jamie Franks (MS) profile
- Follow the Money - Jamie Franks
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