HYDE-SMITH, Cindy, (1959 - )

Senate Years of Service: 2018-
Party: Republican


Courtesy U.S. Senate Historical Office

HYDE-SMITH, Cindy, a Senator from Mississippi; born in Brookhaven, Miss., May 10, 1959; graduated Copiah-Lincoln Community College; B.A., University of Southern Mississippi, 1981; cattle farmer; member of the Mississippi state senate 2000-2012; Mississippi state commissioner of agriculture and commerce 2012-2018; appointed as a Republican to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Thad Cochran; took the oath of office on April 9, 2018, to serve until a special election is held on November 6, 2018, for remainder of the term ending January 3, 2021.