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<p align="justify">''As with most U.S. states and the federal government, Mississippi's government is based on the separation of legislative, executive and judicial power. Mississippi is one of only five states that elects its state officials in odd numbered years. Specifically, Mississippi holds elections for these offices every four years in the year preceding presidential election years. In addition, Mississippi is named after the Mississippi River. Its capital and largest city is [[Jackson, Mississippi|Jackson]]. <br><br>Mississippi has two members of the [[United States congressional delegations from Mississippi|U.S. Senate]], a total of four members of the [[United States congressional delegations from Mississippi|U.S. House of Representatives]], 122 members of the [[Mississippi House of Representatives]] and 52 members of the [[Mississippi State Senate]].''</p></td></tr>
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<p align="justify">''Mississippi, also called "The Magnolia State," was admitted to the U.S. in 1817. The state was originally named after the Mississippi River. Its capital and largest city is [[Jackson, Mississippi|Jackson]]. The state is one of only five states that elects its state officials in odd numbered years.<br><br>Mississippi has two members of the [[United States congressional delegations from Mississippi|U.S. Senate]], a total of four members of the [[United States congressional delegations from Mississippi|U.S. House of Representatives]], 122 members of the [[Mississippi House of Representatives|House of Representatives]] and 52 members of the [[Mississippi State Senate|State Senate]].''</p></td></tr>
 
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Welcome to Mississippi on Ballotpedia!

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Mississippi, also called "The Magnolia State," was admitted to the U.S. in 1817. The state was originally named after the Mississippi River. Its capital and largest city is Jackson. The state is one of only five states that elects its state officials in odd numbered years.

Mississippi has two members of the U.S. Senate, a total of four members of the U.S. House of Representatives, 122 members of the House of Representatives and 52 members of the State Senate.


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Name:Party:Position:Assumed Office:Term Ends:Next Election:Official Website:
Roger Wicker
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Republican PartyU.S. Senate, Mississippi 2007January 3, 2019November 2018Link
Thad Cochran
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Republican PartyU.S. Senate, Mississippi 1978January 3, 2015 November 4, 2014Link


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Alan Nunnelee
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Republican PartyDistrict 1 2011January 3, 2015November 4, 2014Link
Bennie Thompson
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Democratic PartyDistrict 2 2011January 3, 2015November 4, 2014Link
Gregg Harper
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Steven Palazzo
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The structure of the Mississippi judicial system is laid out in Article VI of the state constitution. The state court system is made up of the Mississippi Supreme Court, the Mississippi Court of Appeals, the Mississippi Circuit Courts, the Mississippi Chancery Court, the Mississippi county courts, the Mississippi justice courts, the Mississippi youth courts and the Mississippi municipal courts.


The federal court system is made up of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi and the United States District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi. Appeals from these courts go to the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.

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Mississippi
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The Magnolia State
Capital:   Jackson
Motto:   Virtute et armis
Translation:   By valor and arms
Population:   2.97 million
Area of state:   48,430 sq. mi.
Admitted to U.S.:   1817
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