2004–08 Mississippi Legislature

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The last election for the Mississippi Legislature was held in November, 2003, with the election winners meeting in January 2004, to begin their four year terms of office.

Party Breakdown[edit]

Senate[edit]

Affiliation Members
  Democratic Party 27
  Republican Party 25
  Other party* 0
  Seat Vacant** 0
 Total 52

House of Representatives[edit]

Affiliation Members
  Democratic Party 74
  Republican Party 47
  Other party* 0
  Seat Vacant** 1
 Total 122

Officers[edit]

Senate[edit]

Presiding Officer[edit]

Position Name Party District
  President Phil Bryant Republican Party n/a
  President Pro Tempore Billy Hewes, III Republican Party 49

House of Representatives[edit]

Presiding Officer[edit]

Position Name Party District
  Speaker of the House William J. McCoy Democratic Party 3
  Speaker Pro Tempore Joseph Patrick Compretta Democratic Party 122

Members of the Mississippi State Senate, 2004-2008[edit]

District Name Party
1 Doug E. Davis R
2 Bill Stone D
3 Nickey Browning D
4 Eric Powell D
5 J. P. Wilemon D
6 Alan Nunnelee R
7 Hob Bryan D
8 Carl Jackson Gordon, Jr. D
9 Gray Tollison D
10 H. Nolan Mettetal R
11 Robert L. Jackson D
12 Johnnie E. Walls, Jr. D
13 Willie Lee Simmons D
14 Lydia Chassaniol R
15 Gary Jackson R
16 Bennie L. Turner D
17 Terry W. Brown R
18 Giles Ward R
19 Merle Flowers R
20 Lee Yancey R
21 Kenneth W. Jones D
22 Eugene S. Clarke R
23 W. Briggs Hopson, III R
24 David Lee Jordan D
25 J. Walter Michel R
26 John A. Horhn D
27 Hillman Terome Frazier D
28 Alice Varnado Harden D
29 David Blount D
30 Dean Kirby R
31 Terry Clark Burton R
32 Sampson Jackson II D
33 Fredie Videt Carmichael R
34 Haskins Montgomery D
35 Perry Lee R
36 E. Vincent Davis D
37 Bob M. Dearing D
38 Kelvin Butler D
39 Cindy Hyde-Smith D
40 Sidney Albritton R
41 Joey Fillingane R
42 Chris McDaniel R
43 Tommy "Two-Dog" Dickerson D
44 Thomas E. King, Jr. R
45 Billy Hudson R
46 David Baria D
47 Ezell Lee D
48 Deborah Dawkins D
49 William Gardner Hewes, III R
50 Thomas Arlin Gollot R
51 Michael Watson, Jr. R
52 Tommy O. Moffatt R

Members of the Mississippi State House of Representatives, 2004-2008[edit]

District Name Party Entered Office Residence
1 Ricky Cummings D 1996 Iuka
2 Harvey Moss D 1984 Corinth
3 William J. McCoy D 1980 Rienzi
4 Greg Ward D 2000 Ripley
5 Kelvin O. Buck D 2000 Holly Springs
6 E. Forrest Hamilton R 2004 Olive Branch
7 Wanda Taylor Jennings R 1998 Southaven
8 Larry Baker R 2000 Senatobia
9 Clara Henderson Burnett D 2004 Tunica
10 Warner F. McBride D 1992 Courtland
11 Dr. Joe Gardner D 2007 Batesville
12 Noal Akins R 2004 Oxford
13 Jack Gadd D 1992 Hickory Flat
14 Margaret Ellis Rogers D 2004 New Albany
15 Pat Montgomery D 2000 Pontotoc
16 Steve Holland D 1984 Plantersville
17 Brian Aldridge R 2004 Tupelo
18 Jerry R. Turner R 2004 Baldwin
19 James R. "Jamie" Franks, Jr. D 1996 Mooreville
20 J. B. Markham D 1997 Greenwood Springs
21 Bill Miles D 1996 Fulton
22 Preston E. Sullivan D 2004 Okolona
23 Jim Beckett R 2004 Bruce
24 Sid Bondurant D 2004 Grenada
25 John Mayo D 2000 Clarksdale
26 Chuck Espy D 2000 Clarksdale
27 Ferr Smith D 1993 Carthage
28 David Norquist D 2005 Cleveland
29 Linda F. Coleman D 1992 Mound Bayou
30 Robert E. Huddleston D 1996 Sumner
31 Sara Richardson Thomas D 1998 Indianola
32 Willie J. Perkins, Sr. D 1993 Greenwood
33 Tommy Reynolds D 1980 Charleston
34 Linda Whittington D 2007 Schlater
35 Dannie Reed R 2004 Ackerman
36 David Gibbs D 1993 West Point
37 Gary A. Chism R 2004 Columbus
38 Tyrone Ellis D 1980 Starkville
39 Jeffery C. Smith D 1992 Columbus
40 Ted Mayhall R 2004 Southaven
41 Esther M. Harrison D 2000 Columbus
42 Reecy L. Dickson D 1993 Macon
43 Gale Gregory R 2004 Louisville
44 C. Scott Bounds D 2004 Philadelphia
45 Bennett Malone D 1980 Carthage
46 Bobby B. Howell R 1992 Kilmichael
47 Bryant W. Clark D 2004 Pickens
48 Mary Ann Stevens D 1981 West
49 Willie L. Bailey D 1995 Greenville
50 John W. Hines D 2001 Greenville
51 Rufus E. Straughter D 1996 Belzoni
52 Tommy Woods R 1988 Byhalia
53 Bobby Moak D 1984 Bogue Chitto
54 Dr. Chester Masterson R 2000 Vicksburg
55 George Flaggs, Jr. D 1988 Vicksburg
56 Philip Gunn R 2004 Clinton
57 Edward Blackmon, Jr. D (1979–1980), 1984 Canton
58 Rita Martinson R 1992 Madison
59 Clayton Smith R 1998 Brandon
60 John L. Moore R 1996 Brandon
61 Ray Rogers R 1984 Pearl
62 Tom Weathersby R 1992 Florence
63 Walter L. Robinson D 1984 Bolton
64 William C. Denny, Jr. R 1988 Jackson
65 Mary H. Coleman D 1994 Jackson
66 Cecil Brown D 2000 Jackson
67 Earle S. Banks D 1993 Jackson
68 Credell Calhoun D 1980–1992; 2004–present Jackson
69 Alyce Griffin Clarke D 1985 Jackson
70 James "Jim" Evans D 1992 Jackson
71 John Reeves R 1984 Jackson
72 Erik Fleming D 1999 Jackson
73 Jim Ellington R 1988 Raymond
74 Mark Baker R 2004 Brandon
75 Tracy Arinder D 2004 Morton
76 Greg Holloway, Sr. D 2000 Hazlehurst
77 Clint Rotenberry R 1992 Mendenhall
78 Billy R. Nicholson D 2000 Little Rock
79 Blaine "Bo" Eaton D 1996 Taylorville
80 Omeria Scott D 1993 Laurel
81 Steve Horne R 2004 Meridian
82 Charles Young D 1980 Meridian
83 Greg Snowden R 2000 Meridian
84 Eric Robinson R 1993 Mississippi
85 America "Chuck" Middleton D 1996 Mississippi
86 Sherra Hillman Lane D 2005 Waynesboro
87 Johnny W. Stringer D 1980 Montrose
88 Gary V. Staples R 1988–1992; 2004–present Laurel
89 Bobby Shows D 1992 Ellisville
90 J. L. Warren D 1980 Mount Olive
91 Joey Hudson D 1996 Monticello
92 Jim C. Barnett, M.D. R 1992 Brookhaven
93 Dirk Dedeaux D 1996 Perkinston
94 Robert L. Johnson, III D 2004 Natchez
95 Jessica Sibley Upshaw R 2004 Diamondhead
96 Angela Cockerham D 2005 Magnolia
97 Sam C. Mims, V R 2004 McComb
98 David W. Myers D 1996 McComb
99 Robert E. Vince D 1980–2000, 2004 Sandy Hook
100 Ken Morgan R 2007 Morgantown
101 Harvey Fillingane R 2007 Hattiesburg
102 Lee Jarrell Davis R 1992 Hattiesburg
103 Percy W. Watson D 1980 Hattiesburg
104 Mike Lott R 2000 Petal
105 J. Shaun Walley D 2005 Leakesville
106 Herb Frierson R 1992 Poplarville
107 Deryk Parker D 2004 Lucedale
108 Mark Formby R 1993 Picayune
109 Frank Hamilton R 1992 Hurley
110 Billy Broomfield D 1992 Moss Point
111 Carmel Wells-Smith R 1993 Pascagoula
112 John O. Read R 1993 Gaultier
113 H.B. "Hank" Zuber, III R 2000 Ocean Springs
114 Danny Guice, Jr. R 1984 Ocean Springs
115 Randall H. Patterson D 2004 Biloxi
116 Steven Palazzo R 2007 Biloxi
117 Michael W. Janus R 1996 Biloxi
118 Roger G. Ishee R 1998 Gulfport
119 Frances Fredericks D 1990 Gulfport
120 James C. Simpson, Jr. R 1995 Gulfport
121 Diane C. Peranich D 1988 Pass Christian
122 J. P. Compretta D (1976–1984), 1988 Bay St. Louis

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