Thursday, January 8, 2015

Wilson qualifies for House race


Cory Wilson issued the following press release:


Wilson Qualifies for House District 73 in Madison County

Madison attorney Cory Wilson qualified this week to run for Madison County's new House seat, District 73. “As the 2015 Session opens, I am looking ahead to strengthen both Madison’s voice at the Capitol and the conservative House majority in the next legislature,” Wilson said. “I hope to apply my background in both the private sector and public service, and my conservative philosophy, to strengthen our economy, our schools, and Madison County's quality of life.”

Wilson completed his undergraduate studies in business and economics at Ole Miss and law school at Yale University. Wilson’s professional experience spans twenty years of private law practice and service in senior agency positions both in Washington and Mississippi. He also has served in leadership roles in a variety of civic and community organizations centered around the business community and economics education.

Wilson currently serves as Senior Advisor and Counsel to State Treasurer Lynn Fitch, and served from 2008-2011 as Chief of Staff for Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann. From 2005-2006, Wilson served as a White House Fellow in Washington, where he worked at the Pentagon for Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld.

“It is important to offer conservative ideas for moving Mississippi forward. Madison's new House seat provides an opportunity to build on the progress Republicans have made since taking the gavel four years ago,” Wilson added.

Cory and his wife Stephanie live in the Ashbrooke neighborhood and have one son who attends Madison public schools.

District 73 was shifted to Madison County during redistricting in 2012 to reflect Madison's population growth. The district runs from County Line Road in west Ridgeland to Highway 22 and includes neighborhoods like Dinsmor, Lake Lorman, Cypress Lake, Annandale, Ashbrooke, and Lake Caroline. District 73 also includes parts of Flora and the Deerfield area in Gluckstadt.

23 comments:

Anonymous said...

He is another nice guy who just cannot withstand the urge to have to shake hands and kiss babies.

He ran in Jackson and realized he is way to conservative to get elected there so he moved to his electorate, Madison.

Hope he wins...he's a good dude.

Anonymous said...

VERY qualified, highly intelligent with upstanding morals. We need Cory working on behalf of Madisonians!!!

Anonymous said...

He is a good dude.

Anonymous said...

Couldn't beat Cecil Brown in 5 precincts that went deep for Haley Barbour and Thad Cochran. What does that tell you?

Anonymous said...

Great staffer. Not a candidate

Anonymous said...

12:33. Great staffer. Would be a great elected official. Might not be the best candidate, because he is too good a guy. But I would rather have a good legislator than a good candidate.

I too hope he wins.

Anonymous said...

Must not be a very deep Republican bench in Madison County if they need former election losers from Hinds County to carry their torch.

Anonymous said...

Only thing worse than a "Ole Miss Country Club Republican living off his ancestors' fortunes" is a "wannabe Ole Miss Country Club Republican living on his ancestors' fortunes"

Anonymous said...

Let me "rephrase my question so KF will post it"....

I heard that (you fill in the blank)_________ John Reeves was running as well. Any confirmation?

Anonymous said...

Cory would be great. Smart, driven, and sincere. I wish he were running for the district I'm in.

Anonymous said...

Anyone else find it interesting that the taxpayers of MS are paying him to campaign for office?

Anonymous said...

I know Cory a little bit. He's a very smart guy who desperately wants to be an important guy. Unfortunately, we don't tend to reward intelligence with political prominence much around here. Like a lot of smart, ambitious people in Mississippi, he probably would have been better served not coming back.

Anonymous said...

3:01.. Pompous DH.

Anonymous said...

Wilson and Bomgar will be a good pair for Madison County. I will be surprised if either faces serious opposition.

Anonymous said...

People bitch about unintelligent, dishonest people running for and holding office.

So an intelligent, honest guy runs. And what do we do? We criticize him.

Anonymous said...

I would vote for Cory, simply because he was smart enough to get away from Delbert.

Anonymous said...

10:38- have you not been reading this blog long? Everyone gets criticized for everything every time.

Anonymous said...

Apparently Joel was here at 10:20 last night trying to tie himself to the goodwill that folks (rightly) have for Cory.

Anonymous said...

January 9, 2015 at 8:01 AM = Loyal JJ reader!

Burke said...

Great comment, 8:01.

Cory and Joel are bright young men who want to serve. We need more in that category to step up. That said, as one who is trying to hold the center, I am not happy to see too much ideology, whether left or right, if that ideology requires resistance to compromise and common sense. Beware of the evils of puritanism.

Anonymous said...

Cory's not going to rock any boat. He will be as milk toast as a an elected official can be. He is not a puritan. He is a complete bureaucrat.

Anonymous said...

Well he would be better than the village idiot John Reeves.

Anonymous said...

5:29 our Supper Club here in Cypress Pointe hope our weird neighbor will run so we can help in embarrassing his pompous, self absorbed ass.

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