|Mississippi House Of Representatives District 120|
| Assumed office|
| Current term ends|
Bennett is retired. He worked at Dupont and was educated at the University of Southern Mississippi and Gulf Coast Junior College.
He is a member of the Foreign Trade Zone, Gulf Coast Council of Governments, Hazard Mitigation Council, and Long Beach Drug Task Force.
Bennett currently serves on the following committees:
Bennett is running in the 2011 election for Mississippi House of Representatives District 120. He ran unopposed in the primary on August 2, 2011. Democratic candidate Charles Boggs ran unopposed in the August 2 Democratic primary. The general election takes place on November 8, 2011. 
On November 6, 2007 Bennett was elected in District 120, defeating Democratic challenger Ed Hatem in the general election. He defeated Glenn Mitchell and Sam Holston in the primary election with 1,654 votes to 777 and 394 votes, respectively.
|Mississippi House of Representatives, District 120 (2007)|
|Richard Bennett (R)||2,913||60.37%|
|Ed Hatem (D)||1,912||39.63%|
In 2007, Bennett collected $43,033 in donations.
Listed below are the five largest contributors to his campaign.
|Mississippi Republican Party||$2,500|
|Mississippi Bankers Association||$2,000|
|Richard Bennett Alderman Campaign||$1,803|
|Mississippi Association of Realtors||$1,500|
Post Office Box 1018
Jackson, MS 39215
20108 Daugherty Road
Long Beach, MS 39560
Phone: 228-863-6483 228-863-6483 (Home)
- Mississippi House Member Page
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign contributions: 2009, 2007
- Project Vote Smart - Rep. Bennett
- Mississippi Secretary of State, 2011 Official Primary Candidate List
|Mississippi House of Representatives District 120
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State of Mississippi
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