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Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Miss.

Member of the House (11th full term)



District: Mississippi - 2nd District
Political Highlights: Bolton Board of Aldermen, 1969-73; mayor of Bolton, 1973-79; Hinds County Board of Supervisors, 1980-93
Born: January 28, 1948; Bolton, Miss.
Residence: Bolton
Religion: United Methodist
Family: Wife, London Thompson; one child
Education: Tougaloo College, B.A. 1968; Jackson State College, M.S. 1972
Elected: 1993
Committee Assignments: Homeland Security
Social Media:

Roll Call Vitals

District Rating: Safe Democrat
House Seniority: 37th ranked House Democrat
Twitter: 5,454 followers
State Clout: Mississippi is 15th on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state

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