Tate Reeves

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Tate Reeves
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Lieutenant Governor of Mississippi
In office
January 2012 - Present
Term ends
PredecessorPhil Bryant (R)
Base salary$61,714
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 8, 2011
Campaign $$4,698,825
Term limits2 consecutive terms
Prior offices
Mississippi Treasurer
2004 – 2012
Bachelor'sMillsaps College
Place of birthRankin County, Mississippi
ProfessionFinancial Analyst
Office website
Personal website
Campaign website
Tate Reeves is the current Republican Lieutenant Governor of Mississippi. He won election to this position in the 2011 elections and took office on January 5, 2012.[1] Reeves was the first Republican treasurer in state history, serving from 2004-2012.


Reeves was born in Rankin County, Mississippi. He is married and has two children.

Reeves is a the Chartered Financial Analyst and a member of the CFA Society of Mississippi and the CFA Institute. He served as president of the National Association of State Treasurers (NAST) from 2006-2007.

Reeves as elected as state treasurer in 2003 and re-elected in 2007.[2]


  • BS, Economics, Millsaps College

Political career

Lieutenant Governor of Mississippi (2012-present)

Reeves has served as Lieutenant Governor of Mississippi since 2012.

Presidential preference


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

Tate Reeves endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [3]

Mississippi Treasurer (2004-2012)



See also: Mississippi lieutenant gubernatorial election, 2011

Reeves won election as Lieutenant Governor of Mississippi in 2011. He defeated state senator Billy Hewes in the Republican primary election, held August 2, 2011.

In the general election, on November 8, 2011, Reeves defeated Reform Party candidate Tracella Lou O'Hara Hill. Lisa Barfield-McCarty had initially filed as a Reform candidate, but the Mississippi State Board of Elections ruled, in early September, that Hill would be the only recognized Reform candidate. No Democrats filed for the office.


Reeves won re-election as state treasurer in the November 2007 election, defeating Democratic candidate Shawn O'Hara.[4]

Mississippi State Treasurer (2007)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Tate Reeves (R) 436,833 60.53%
Shawn O'Hara (D) 284,789 39.47%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Reeves is available dating back to 2003. Based on available campaign finance records, Reeves raised a total of $4,698,825 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 8, 2013.[5]

Tate Reeves's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2011 Lieutenant Governor of Mississippi Won $2,745,379
2009 Mississippi Treasurer Not up for election $550,808
2007 Mississippi Treasurer Won $680,168
2005 Mississippi Treasurer Not up for election $283,357
2003 Mississippi Treasurer Won $439,113
Grand Total Raised $4,698,825

2007 and 2011

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Political offices
Preceded by
Phil Bryant (R)
Mississippi Lieutenant Governor
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Mississippi Treasurer
Succeeded by
Lynn Fitch (R)