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Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-MS 2nd District)

13th term Democrat from Mississippi 2nd District.


Residence: Bolton

Marital Status: Married (London)

Prev. Occupation: Teacher

Prev. Political Exp.: Bolton Alderman, 1969-73; Mayor of Bolton, 1973-79; Hinds Co. Supervisor, 1980-93

Education: BA Tougaloo College, 1968; MS Jackson State College, 1972

Birthdate: 01/28/1948

Birthplace: Bolton, MS

Religion: United Methodist

Percentage in Last Election: 67%

Major Opponent: John Bouie II


Current Elected Office Contact Information

Contact Rep. Bennie Thompson.

Website: benniethompson.house.gov

Washington, D.C. Office:

2466 Rayburn House Office Building,
District of Columbia 20515-2402
Phone: (202) 225-5876
Fax: (202) 225-5898

Bolton Office: (more district offices)

107 West Madison Street
Bolton, Mississippi 39041
Phone: (601) 866-9003
Fax: (601) 866-9036


Current Elected Office Committees:


Current Elected Office Staff Members:

  • Chief of Staff: I. Lanier Avant
  • Scheduler: Andrea Lee
  • Legis. Dir.: Cory Horton
  • Comm. Dir.: Andrea Lee


Current Elected Office Bills:

Here is Rep. Bennie Thompson's cosponsorship status on our key legislation. Send Rep. Bennie Thompson a message by clicking in the "Send Message" column.

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Bill Name Cosponsor? Send Message
H.R.299 - Support Blue Water Navy Veterans No Send Message to Rep. Bennie Thompson
H.R.1384 - Fix Call Up Orders for Guard and Reserve No Send Message to Rep. Bennie Thompson
H.R.92 - Support the CHAMPVA Children's Protection Act No Send Message to Rep. Bennie Thompson
H.R.303 - Support the Retired Pay Restoration Act No Send Message to Rep. Bennie Thompson
H.R.333 - Support full concurrent receipt for disabled military retirees No Send Message to Rep. Bennie Thompson


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