Representative Bennie Thompson

Representative for Mississippi's 2nd congressional district, Democrat

Top Industries
#IndustryYr AmountCareer Amount
1Transportation Unions$53,000$591,850
2Lawyers/Law Firms$46,419$980,273
3Electric Utilities$43,000$259,229
5Industrial Unions$38,000$546,314
6Public Sector Unions$37,500$481,550
7Pharmaceuticals/Health Products$28,000$237,879
8Crop Production & Basic Processing$27,000$249,244
9Building Trade Unions$26,500$311,150
10Misc Unions$26,000$268,050
15Telephone Utilities$19,000$19,000
22Telecom Services & Equipment$14,500$14,500
Top Donors 2014
#DonorYr AmountCareer Amount
1American Crystal Sugar$10,000$10,000
2Norfolk Southern$10,000$10,000
3Union Pacific Corp$10,000$10,000
4National Rural Electric Cooperative Assn$10,000$83,730
5Honeywell International$10,000$10,000
6Ironworkers Union$10,000$10,000
7Seafarers International Union$10,000$65,750
8United Auto Workers$10,000$103,000
9Deloitte LLP$10,000$10,000
10FedEx Corp$10,000$99,250
27Verizon Communications$7,500$7,500

Bio Information

THOMPSON, Bennie, (1948 - ) Image, Congressional Pictorial Directory, 109th. THOMPSON, Bennie, a Representative from Mississippi; born in Bolton, Hinds County, Miss., January 28, 1948; B.A., Tougaloo College, Tougaloo, Miss., 1968; M.S., Jackson State University, Jackson, Miss., 1972; teacher; member, Bolton, Miss., board of aldermen, 1969-1973; mayor, Bolton, Miss., 1973-1979; member, Hinds County, Miss., board of supervisors, 1980-1993; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Third Congress by special election to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of United States Representative Mike Espy and reelected to the ten succeeding Congresses (April 13, 1993-present); chair, Committee on Homeland Security (One Hundred Tenth and One Hundred Eleventh Congresses).

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