Rep. Bennie Thompson

Mississippi - District 2

Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
1993-2015 Representative,
Mississippi's 2nd District

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Sponsorship Analysis

Thompson is a rank-and-file Democrat according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship. Thompson’s bills have had a total of 64 cosponsors in the 113th Congress.

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Committee Membership

Bennie Thompson sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

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Voting Record

From Apr 1993 to Apr 2014, Thompson missed 513 of 14,113 roll call votes, which is 3.6%. This is worse than the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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