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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

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
  • Comm. Dir.: Tyron James
  • Child/Family Issues LA: Claytrice Henderson
  • Health LA: Tyron James
  • Judiciary LA: Claytrice Henderson
  • Budget LA: Meco Shoulders
  • Civil Rights LA: Claytrice Henderson
  • Medicare/Medicaid LA: Tyron James
  • Science/Technology LA: Tyron James
  • Women's Issues LA: Tyron James

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 Fiscal 2020 Financial Services and General Government Appropriations 06/26/2019 Yea Voted Against
P Fiscal 2020 Labor-HHS-Education Appropriations 06/19/2019 Yea Voted Against
F Amendment to Restore Conscience Protection 06/13/2019 Nay Voted Against
F Amendment to Restore Pro-life Protections to Title X Program 06/13/2019 Nay Voted Against
P The So-Called "Equality Act" 05/17/2019 Yea Voted Against
P "For the People Act of 2019" (restrictions on free speech) 03/08/2019 Yea Voted Against
P Protecting Life in Global Health Assistance/ United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) 01/03/2019 Yea Voted Against
P Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act (passage) 01/19/2018 Nay Voted Against
P Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act (vote to protect bill) 01/18/2018 Nay Voted Against
P Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (20-week abortion ban) 10/03/2017 Nay Voted Against
(More Key Votes)
 

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 Our Position Cosponsor? Send Message
H.R.5006 - Child Tax Credit for Pregnant Moms Act Support No Send Message to Rep. Bennie Thompson
H.R.4712 - Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act Support No Send Message to Rep. Bennie Thompson
H.R.36 - Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act Support No Send Message to Rep. Bennie Thompson
H.R.849 - Repeal law creating Independent Payment Advisory Board (health-care rationing board) Support Yes Send Message to Rep. Bennie Thompson
H.R.2918 - Patients First Act (promoting ethical stem cell research) Support No Send Message to Rep. Bennie Thompson
H.J.RES.39 - Nullification of Obama pro-abortion Title X rule Support No Send Message to Rep. Bennie Thompson
H.R.1628 - American Health Care Act (Obamacare replacement / defund Planned Parenthood) Support No Send Message to Rep. Bennie Thompson
H.R.1192 - Dismemberment Abortion Ban Act Support No Send Message to Rep. Bennie Thompson
H.J.RES.43 - Nullification of Obama pro-abortion Title X rule Support No Send Message to Rep. Bennie Thompson
H.R.1322 - "Women's Health Protection Act" (Abortion Without Limits Until Birth Act) Oppose Yes Send Message to Rep. Bennie Thompson
H.J.RES.33 - "Equal Rights Amendment" to U.S. Constitution Oppose Yes Send Message to Rep. Bennie Thompson
(More Bills)
 
Green means that this is our preferred cosponsorship position.
Red means that this is not our preferred cosponsorship position.