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Angela CockerhamDEMDemocrat State Representative, District 96
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Angela Cockerham is an Independent member of the Mississippi House of Representatives, representing the 96th district. Cockerham joined the Mississippi House appropriations committee in 2013.According to Cockerham, she doesn't cast votes based on her party affiliation but based upon her beliefs: "When I'm casting my vote, I'm voting my conscience, based upon what is in the best interest for my district and the state." In its 2017 rankings of the members of the Mississippi legislature, the American Conservative Union (ACU) found Cockerham to be the most conservative Democrat in the House, with an overall rating of 56 per cent (the average for Democratic representatives that year was 28 per cent).

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Education5 - 5 of 3
Jackson State University
BA English Language and Literature
Loyola University, New Orleans
JD Civil Law
Tufts University, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy
MA International Relations and Affairs
Past Positions1 - 3 of 3
Mississippi State House of Representatives
2005 - Current
Adjunct Professor
Mississippi College School of Law
Dowdy Cockerham and Watt
Other Experience1 - 6 of 6
Alpha Kappa Alpha
Mississippi Bar Association
Louisiana Bar Association
Former Chair
Judiciary B Committee, Mississippi State House of Representatives
Former Member
Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks Committee, Mississippi State House of Representatives
Former Member
Performance Based Budgeting Committee, Mississippi State House of Representatives