Obama General Election Campaign Organization, Mississippi
revised April 14, 2009  disclaimer

Obama for America 
|  733 N. State Street  |  Jackson, MS  
State Director
Aaron Harris
Involved with campaigns since 1997.  M.P.A. in urban planning and development from the University of Memphis, Memphis, TN, 2001.  B.A. in history and public administration from the University of Mississippi in Oxford, 1996.

Mississippi Democratic Party  |  832 N. Congress Street   |  Jackson, MS 39110   >
Jamie Franks
(elected July 12, 2008)  Attorney.  Democratic nominee for Lieutenant Governor in 2007.  Served in the state House from 1996-2008 representing Lee, Itawamba and Tishomingo counties.  Graduate of Ole Miss and Mississippi College School of Law.

Executive Director
Keelan Sanders
(started in 2004)  First African American executive director of the party; started working for the party in 1999 as an office assistant.  B.A. in business administration from Belhaven College.

Communications Director
Terry R. Cassreino
(started at the party in Sept. 2006)  Journalist for nearly 20 years; started at the Sun Herald in 1985, and served as chief political reporter for 13 years; managing editor of the Madison County Journal, 2000-01; and assistant managing editor of the Meridian Star, 2001-05.  Graduate of the University of Mississippi, 1985.

Field Representative
Rita Royals
Worked as a full-time volunteer with Women for Kerry on the 2004 Kerry presidential campaign.  Prior to that she served as executive director of MS Coalition Against Sexual Assault and as conference planner for MS Attorneys for Constitutional Justice.  Master's degree from the University of Southern Mississippi.

Field Representative
DeMiktric Biggs
Studied business administration at Jackson State University; president of the Jackson State University College Democrats.

Field Representative
Jason Harper


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