Joey Hood

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

Joey Hood (born December 11, 1976) is a Republican member of the Mississippi House of Representatives from Ackerman, Mississippi. Hood attended the French Camp Academy in French Camp, Mississippi and received a history and political science degree from Mississippi State University.[1] He then worked for Republican senator Trent Lott in Washington D.C..[1] Hood later returned to Mississippi to study at the Mississippi College School of Law and became a law clerk and attorney.[1][2]

On August 2, 2011, Hood won a Republican primary election and stood as his party's candidate for District 35.[3] No Democrat ran against him and Hood easily defeated the Libertarian candidate in the November 8, 2011 general election.[4]