Mississippi is a U.S. state with two senators in the United States Senate and four representatives in the United States House of Representatives.

Scroll down for a map of the districts.


Each state elects two senators for staggered 6-year terms. Senators represent the entire state.

Senior Senator
Thad Cochran
Took Office: Jan 15, 1979
Next Election: 2020
Party: Republican
Junior Senator
Roger Wicker
Took Office: Dec 31, 2007
Next Election: 2018
Party: Republican


The United States is divided into 435 congressional districts — 4 in Mississippi — each with a population of about 710,000 individuals. Each district elects a representative to the House for a two-year term. Representatives are also called congressmen/congresswomen.


The 1st district is currently vacant.

Monroe County, Marshall County, Lafayette ...
2nd District
Bennie Thompson
Took Office: Apr 13, 1993
Party: Democrat
Yazoo County, Bolivar County, Copiah ...
3rd District
Gregg Harper
Took Office: Jan 6, 2009
Party: Republican
Rankin County, Kemper County, Amite ...
4th District
Steven Palazzo
Took Office: Jan 5, 2011
Party: Republican
Jackson County, Harrison County, Wayne ...