2007 Key Race | Mississippi Governor
» November 6, 2007 | Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour won a second term, defeating Democratic challenger John Arthur Eaves Jr.
Bachelor's and law degrees from the University of Mississippi.
September 6, 1966, Jackson, Miss.
Haley Barbour (Incumbent)
Governor of Mississippi, 2003 to present; former chairman of the Republican National Committee; served as a political aide to President Ronald Reagan.
Law degree from the University of Mississippi.
October 22, 1947, Yazoo City, Miss.
Yazoo City, Miss.
Demographic Data (2000 Census)
- Population: 2,844,658
- Male: 48.3%
- Female: 51.7%
- Median Age: 33.8
- 18 Years and Over: 72.7%
- 65 Years and Over: 12.1%
- Employed: 54.3%
- Median Household Income: $31,330
- Families Below Poverty Level: 16.0%
- Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 16.9%
- (of those over 25)
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