Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-Mississippi) biography

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

14th term Democrat from Mississippi 2nd District.

Bio

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


Contact

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



Committee

Current Elected Office Committees:


Staff

Current Elected Office Staff Members:

  • Chief of Staff: Andrea Lee
  • Scheduler: Earrin Miers
  • Legis. Dir.: Claytrice Henderson
  • Child/Family Issues LA: Claytrice Henderson
  • Comm. Dir.: Tyron James
  • Education LA: Tyron James
  • Telecomm LA: Tyron James
  • Transportation LA: Claytrice Henderson
  • Trade LA: Claytrice Henderson
  • Commerce LA: Meco Shoulders
  • Labor LA: Tyron James
  • Budget LA: Meco Shoulders
  • Government Affairs LA: Claytrice Henderson
  • Space - NASA LA: Tyron James
  • Animal Welfare LA: Claytrice Henderson

Votes

 

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
P Making appropriations for the Department of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and related agencies for fiscal year ending September 30, 2008, and for other purposes 11/08/2007 Yea Voted For
P Making appropriations for the Department of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and related agencies for fiscal year ending September 30, 2008, and for other purposes 11/06/2007 Yea Not Scored

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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Bills

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.3043 - Making appropriations for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and... No Send Message to Rep. Bennie Thompson
H.R.609 - 'To amend and extend the Higher Education Act of 1965. No Send Message to Rep. Bennie Thompson
H.R.27 - 'To enhance the workforce investment system of the Nation by strengthening one-stop career center... No Send Message to Rep. Bennie Thompson
H.R.366 - 'To amend the Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Technical Education Act of 1998 to strengthen and im... No Send Message to Rep. Bennie Thompson
H.R.250 - 'To establish an interagency committee to coordinate Federal manufacturing research and developme... No Send Message to Rep. Bennie Thompson
 

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