|Born:||May 10, 1959 (age 61)|
|Career:||U.S. Senate, 2018-present|
Mississippi Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce, 2012-2018
Mississippi State Senate, 2000-2012
|Education:||B.A, University of Southern Mississippi|
Cindy Hyde-Smith was appointed on April 9, 2018, to fill the U.S. Senate seat for Mississippi vacated by Thad Cochran, who resigned for health reasons. Hyde-Smith is the first women to represent Mississippi in Congress. She also won the 2018 special election for the remainder of Cochran's term, and in 2020 was elected for a full term.
Hyde-Smith was born on born May 10, 1959, in Brookhaven, Mississippi. She is a graduate of Copiah-Lincoln Community College and the University of Southern Mississippi.
Prior to her appointment to the U.S. Senate, Hyde-Smith served as Mississippi's commissioner of agriculture and commerce from 2012 to 2018. From 2000 to 2012, she served in the Mississippi state Senate. During her tenure in the state senate, she switched parties from Democrat to Republican. Hyde-Smith is also a cattle farmer and previously worked as a congressional affairs consultant before being elected to the state legislature.
For information on Hyde-Smith's policy subject areas, committee appointments and sponsored/co-sponsored legislation in the U.S. Senate, please visit her profile on https://www.congress.gov.
Ballotpedia (n.d.). Cindy Hyde-Smith. Retrieved on May 6, 2020, from https://ballotpedia.org/Cindy_Hyde-Smith.
Biographical Directory of the United States Congress (n.d.). Hyde-Smith, Cindy (1959-). Retrieved on May 6, 2020, from https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=H001079.
- Control - November 20, 2018
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- Mike Espy: Too Liberal for Mississippi - November 16, 2018
- Run Off - November 13, 2018
- Ready for the Runoff - November 7, 2018
- Clean Up - October 29, 2018
- Vote - October 29, 2018
- Constitution - October 9, 2018
- President Trump - October 9, 2018
- Chris McDaniel Thinks President Trump is Weak - September 13, 2018
- Endorsement - August 28, 2018
- 100 Percent - Aug. 22, 2018
- Conservative - Aug. 22, 2018
- Supreme Court - Aug 15, 2018
- Strength - Aug. 8, 2018
- Governor - July 25, 2018
- Conservative - July 18, 2018
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