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Elections 2020

Democrat Bennie Thompson

Bennie Thompson (b. January 28, 1948, in Bolton, MS) is a Democratic member of the U.S. House representing Mississippi's 2nd Congressional District. Thompson was first elected to this seat in 1993. He is seeking reelection to his current seat. In 2018, Thompson won the election by defeating Troy Ray (I) and Irving Harris (Reform Party) (Thompson – 71.8%; Ray – 21.7%; Harris – 6.5%). He earned his B.A. from Tougaloo College and his M.S. from Jackson State University. Prior to his election to the U.S. House, Thompson served as an alderman and then as the mayor of Bolton.

Current Office

  • Office: U.S. House Mississippi District 02
  • Level: Federal
  • Branch: Legislative

Upcoming Race

  • Office: U.S House Mississippi District 02
  • Year: 2020
  • District Name: Mississippi District 02
  • District Type: Congress
  • Office Branch: Legislative
  • Office Chamber: Lower

Primary: Election Information

  • Date of Primary: March 10th, 2020
  • Status: Advanced


  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Incumbent
  • Party: Democratic Party
  • State: Mississippi
  • Office: Congress
  • District: Mississippi District 02
  • Office Branch: Legislative
  • Office Chamber: Lower
  • Primary Date: March 10, 2020
  • General Election Date: Nov. 3, 2020

Federal Election Commission Candidate Disclosure

FEC Candidate ID: H4MS02068
FEC Committee ID: C00279851

I. Receipts:

Itemized Individual Contribution:$42869.52
Contributions must be itemized (i.e. listing specific information about the donor and the contribution) when the total given to the campaign from a single individual exceeds $200.
Unitemized Individual Contribution:$943.48
Total given to the campaign where specific information about the donors is not required because they have not given more than $200.
Total Individual Contributions:$43813.0
Party Committee Contributions:$0
Contributions from party committees.
Other Committee Contributions:$63200.0
Mostly contributions from PACs, also includes contributions from other candidates.
Candidate Contributions:$0
Contributions from the candidate him(her)self.
Total Overall Contributions:$123376.25
Total Loan Amount:$0
Total Receipts:$107311.27

II. Disbursements:

Total Loan Repayment Amount:$0
Total Contribution Refunds:$0
Total Disbursements:$44839.99

III. Cash Summary:

Ending Cash on Hand:$0
Ending cash balance on the most recent filing.

2019-04-12T00:00:00|||Last File Date:

Source: OpenFEC. Content deemed accurate but not guaranteed.

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