Jeramey Anderson - DEM Challenger

Financial Strength

Raised ($): $150,270

Cash on Hand ($): $516

% of the total DEM $ Raised: 100%

Cash on Hand v. Opponent (%):

Race: Black


Jeramey is a native of Moss Point, MS. He received his Associate Degree in Criminal Justice from Pearl River Community College and his Bachelors Degree in Homeland Security from Tulane University. At the age of 16, Jeramey founded a non-profit organization known as the Foundation for a Brighter America, which is dedicated to serving as a mentoring organization to young boys ages 11-18. Now, he serves as the programs Executive Director. Currently Representative Anderson represents District 110 in the Mississippi Legislature. When Rep. Anderson won his seat in November of 2013, he became the youngest African American ever elected to Legislature in United States History. Representative Anderson is also the youngest elected to the Mississippi Legislature. After being re-elected by 80% of the electorate in 2015, Representative Anderson is currently serving his second term as District 110 State Representative, which will end in January 2020. Upon being re-elected to the Mississippi House, his Democratic colleagues elected him to serve in the House Democratic leadership as Caucus Secretary/Treasurer. Representative Anderson currently serves on the Advisory Board for "Let America Vote" which is an organization dedicated to winning the public debate over voter suppression in the United States. He also serves as co-chairman for the Mississippi Future Caucus, a bipartisan caucus for lawmakers under 40. During his time in the legislative sessions, Rep. Anderson has authored and co-authored legislation centered around increasing minimum wage, full funding for public education, wage equality, criminal justice reform and childcare subsidies.