Cotton Subsidies in Mississippi totaled $51.3 million in 2018

Congressional Districts in Mississippi Receiving cotton subsidies, 2018

Rank District Cotton Subsidies
2018
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
12nd District of Mississippi (Rep. Bennie Thompson)$18,974,18337.0%37.0%
21st District of Mississippi (Rep. Trent Kelly)$2,366,6884.6%41.6%
33rd District of Mississippi (Rep. Michael Guest)$1,106,3362.2%43.7%
44th District of Mississippi (Rep. Steven Palazzo)$229,7010.4%44.2%

NOTE: Not all recipients were able to be placed into Congressional Districts so the District total may not total 100%. Nationally 96% of all program monies were designated into a Congressional District

Source: Environmental Working Group. Compiled from USDA data.

‡ Data for 2019 is incomplete and only includes Market Facilitation Program payments made between January 1, 2019 and April 30, 2019.

 

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