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Childers lost his re-election bid in 2010.

Rep. Travis W. Childers (D-Miss.)

  • District: 1st District, North -- Tupelo, Southaven, Columbus
  • Residence: Booneville
  • Born: March 29, 1958; Booneville, Miss.
  • Religion: Baptist
  • Family: Wife, Tami Childers; two children
  • Education: Northeast Mississippi Junior College, A.A. 1978 (business); U. of Mississippi, B.A. 1980 (business administration)
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Prentiss County chancery clerk, 1992-2008; U.S. House, 2008-11
  • Elected: Elected: 2008 (1st full term); Defeated Greg Davis, R, to succeed Roger Wicker, R, who was appointed to the Senate
  • Committee Assignments: Agriculture (Department Operations, Oversight, Nutrition & Forestry; General Farm Commodities & Risk Management); Financial Services (Capital Markets, Insurance & GSEs; Financial Institutions & Consumer Credit)
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State Information: 1st District, North -- Tupelo, Southaven, Columbus

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2010 general Alan Nunnelee (R) 121,074 55.3%
Travis Childers (D) 89,388 40.8%
Wally Pang (I) 2,180 1%
Les Green (I) 2,020 0.9%
A.G. Baddley (I) 1,882 0.9%
Gail Giaramita (CNSTP) 1,235 0.6%
Rick Hoskins (I) 478 0.2%
Harold Taylor (LIBERT) 447 0.2%
Barbara Washer (REF) 389 0.2%
2008 general Travis Childers (D) 185,959 54.5%
Greg Davis (R) 149,818 43.9%
Wally Pang (I) 3,736 1.1%
John Wages (GREEN) 1,876 0.6%
2008 special Travis Childers (D) 33,304 49.4%
Greg Davis (R) 31,177 46.3%
Glenn McCullough (R) 968 1.4%
Steve Holland (D) 789 1.2%
Wally Pang (I) 725 1.1%
John Wages (GREEN) 398 0.6%
2006 general Roger Wicker (R) 95,098 65.9%
James Hurt (D) 49,174 34.1%
2004 general Roger Wicker (R) 219,328 78.9%
Barbara Washer (REF) 58,256 21.1%
2002 general Roger Wicker (R) 95,404 71.4%
Rex Weathers (D) 32,318 24.2%
Brenda Blackburn (REF) 3,477 2.6%
Harold Taylor (LIBERT) 2,368 1.8%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2008 Barack Obama: 37% John McCain: 62%
2004 John Kerry: 37% George W. Bush: 62%
2000 Al Gore: 40% George W. Bush: 59%

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