Mississippi state executive offices

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Ballotpedia covers 12 state executive offices in the state of Mississippi. The executive branch is governed by Article V of the Mississippi Constitution.

State executive organization

Executive officials in Mississippi are part of a three-pronged government structure that includes state legislators and state judges. The following chart details the relationship among different branches of Mississippi's state government:

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The following is a list of state executive offices in Mississippi.

Current officeholders

Note: First appointed or First elected will include a date depending on if the officeholder was appointed or elected.

Name:Party:Current office:Tenure:First AppointedFirst Elected:
Brandon PresleyElectiondot.png Democratic Mississippi Public Service Commission, Northern District2008-PresentNovember 2007
Carey M. WrightNonpartisan Mississippi Superintendent of EducationNovember 1, 2013-presentSeptember 25, 2013
Cindy Hyde-SmithEnds.png Republican Mississippi Commissioner of Agriculture and CommerceJanuary 5, 2012 – present
Delbert HosemannEnds.png Republican Mississippi Secretary of State2008 - PresentNovember 2007
Gary RikardNonpartisan Mississippi Executive Director of Environmental Quality2014 - Present2014
Jim HoodElectiondot.png Democratic Attorney General of Mississippi2004 - Present2003
Lynn FitchEnds.png Republican Mississippi TreasurerJanuary 5, 2012 – presentNovember 8, 2011
Lynn PoseyEnds.png Republican Mississippi Public Service Commission, Central District2008-Present2007
Mark HenryNonpartisan Mississippi Executive Director of Employment SecurityJanuary 2012 - PresentJanuary 9, 2012
Mike ChaneyEnds.png Republican Mississippi Commissioner of InsuranceJanuary 2008-PresentNovember 2007
Phil BryantEnds.png Republican Governor of MississippiJanuary 10, 2012 - PresentNovember 8, 2011
Stacey PickeringEnds.png Republican Mississippi State AuditorJanuary 2008-PresentNovember 6, 2007
Steve Renfroe Mississippi Public Service Commission, Southern DistrictSeptember 10, 2013-PresentSeptember 3, 2013
Tate ReevesEnds.png Republican Lieutenant Governor of MississippiJanuary 2012 - Present


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There are no elections in Mississippi in 2014.


There were no elections in Mississippi in 2013.


There were no elections in Mississippi in 2012.

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