Deficiency Payments in Mississippi totaled $67.0 million from 1995-2019‡.

Congressional Districts in Mississippi Receiving Deficiency Payments payments, 1995-2019‡

Rank District Deficiency Payments
Pct of
12nd District of Mississippi (Rep. Bennie Thompson)$65,530,08897.8%97.8%
21st District of Mississippi (Rep. Trent Kelly)$1,154,5321.7%99.5%
33rd District of Mississippi (Rep. Michael Guest)$237,5780.4%99.8%
44th District of Mississippi (Rep. Steven Palazzo)$75,8870.1%99.9%

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 October 31, 2019.


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