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Briggs Hopson
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Mississippi State Senate District 23
In office
2008 - Present
Term ends
January 3, 2016
Years in position 7
Base salary$10,000/year
Per diem$109/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 8, 2011
First electedNovember 6, 2007
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sUniversity of Mississippi
J.D.University of Mississippi, 1990
Date of birth10/10/1965
Place of birthMemphis, TN
ReligionUnited Methodist
Office website
Briggs Hopson (b. October 10, 1965) is a Republican member of the Mississippi State Senate, representing the 23rd Senatorial District.

Hopson joined the Mississippi State Senate in 2008. He has served in that position since, representing the 23rd district.

Hopson has worked as an Adjunct Professor at the Mississippi College Law School. He is currently an Attorney.

Hopson attended the University of Mississippi.

Committee assignments


In the 2010-2011 legislative session, Hopson served on these committees:


Presidential preference


See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Briggs Hopson endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [1]



See also: Mississippi State Senate elections, 2011

Hopson won re-election to the Mississippi Senate District 23. He ran unopposed in the primary on August 2, 2011 and in the general election on November 8, 2011. [2]


See also: Mississippi State Senate elections, 2007

On November 6, 2007, Briggs Hopson ran for District 23 of the Mississippi State Senate, beating Eric Rawlings. [3]

Briggs Hopson raised $131,363 for his campaign.[4]

Mississippi Senate, District 23
Candidates Votes Percent
Briggs Hopson (R) 9867 68.9%
Eric Rawlings (D) 4443 31.1%

Campaign donors


In 2011, Hopson received $57,700 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[5]

Mississippi State Senate 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Briggs Hopson's campaign in 2011
Morrison Iii, Robt R$1,500
Medco Health Solutions$1,500
Mississippi Dental Association$1,000
Williams, C Allen$1,000
Total Raised in 2011 $57,700
Total Votes received in 2011 13,805
Cost of each vote received $4.18


In 2009 Briggs Hopson collected $8,872 in donations. [6]

His five largest contributors in 2009 were:

Donor Amount
Mississippi Eye PAC $1,000
AT&T $1,000
Georgia-Pacific $1,000
Affiliated Computer Systems $1,000
Entertainment Software Association $1,000

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Hopson and his wife, Allison, have three children.

Contact Information

Capitol Address:
Post Office Box 1018
Jackson, MS 39215
Phone: 601-359-3211

District Address:
405 Long Leaf Cove
Vicksburg, MS 39180


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Political offices
Preceded by
Mississippi State Senate District 23
Succeeded by