Commodity subsidies in Mississippi totaled $7.5 billion from 1995-2020‡.

Congressional Districts in Mississippi Receiving Commodity Payments, 1995-2020‡

Rank District Subtotal, Farming Subsidies
Pct of
12nd District of Mississippi (Rep. Bennie Thompson)$5,407,785,65872.2%72.2%
21st District of Mississippi (Rep. Trent Kelly)$646,496,1778.6%80.9%
33rd District of Mississippi (Rep. Michael Guest)$194,666,8812.6%83.5%
44th District of Mississippi (Rep. Steven Palazzo)$62,216,0000.8%84.3%

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 2020 includes payments made by USDA through June 30, 2020 and does not include crop insurance premium subsidies.


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