Representative Bennie G. Thompson's Public Statements

Biographical

Full Name: Bennie G. Thompson
Current Office: U.S. House - District 2, Democratic
First Elected: 04/13/1993
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 2
Primary June 3, 2014
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: London; 1 Child: BendaLonne
Birth Date: 01/28/1948
Birth Place: Bolton, MS
Home City: Bolton, MS
Religion: Methodist
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