Commodity subsidies in Mississippi totaled $7.1 billion from 1995-2019‡.

Congressional Districts in Mississippi Receiving Commodity Payments, 1995-2019‡

Rank District Subtotal, Farming Subsidies
Pct of
12nd District of Mississippi (Rep. Bennie Thompson)$5,086,826,45371.4%71.4%
21st District of Mississippi (Rep. Trent Kelly)$591,552,7808.3%79.7%
33rd District of Mississippi (Rep. Michael Guest)$172,631,7052.4%82.1%
44th District of Mississippi (Rep. Steven Palazzo)$55,950,8450.8%82.9%

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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