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

14th 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: Andrea Lee
  • Scheduler: Earvin Miers
  • Legis. Dir.: Claytrice Henderson
  • Comm. Dir.: Tyron James
  • Military LA: Claytrice Henderson
  • Child/Family Issues LA: Claytrice Henderson
  • Health LA: Tyron James
  • Foreign Policy LA: Claytrice Henderson
  • Education LA: Tyron James
  • Agriculture LA: Claytrice Henderson
  • Telecomm LA: Tyron James
  • Elections LA: Tyron James
  • Tax LA: Meco Shoulders
  • Veteran Affairs LA: Claytrice Henderson
  • Financial Services LA: Meco Shoulders
  • Energy LA: Meco Shoulders
  • Environment LA: Meco Shoulders



Current Elected Office Key Votes:

These are our key votes and this is how Rep. Bennie Thompson voted on our issues. Click on each heading to sort.

Status Name of Legislation Date Voted Score
A Johnson of Connecticut Amendment, as Amended; Energy Policy Act of 2005 04/20/2005 Yea Voted For
F Amendment to Budget for FY 2006 03/17/2005 Yea Voted For
P Providing for consideration of H.R. 3394; Cyber Security Research and Development Act 02/07/2002 Yea Voted For
P Clean Lakes Program 04/12/2000 Yea Not Scored
F Organ Procurement and Transplantation 04/04/2000 Yea Voted For

P = Passed Voted For Us= Voted With Us
A = Agreed To Voted Against= Voted Against Us
R = Rejected Not Scored= Not Scored
C = Confirmed Ineligible to Vote= Ineligible to Vote
F = Failed

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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.1182 - Bill to Amend the Truth in Lending Act Yes Send Message to Rep. Bennie Thompson


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