Travis Childers

Travis Childers DEMDemocrat

American politician

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Travis ChildersDEMDemocrat American politician
64
Years of Age
3
Years of Experience
MSResidence (state)

Travis Wayne Childers (born March 29, 1958) is an American politician who served as the U.S. representative for Mississippi's 1st congressional district from 2008 to 2011. The district included much of the northern portion of the state including New Albany, Columbus, Oxford, Southaven, and Tupelo. A member of the Democratic Party, Childers previously served as Chancery Clerk of Prentiss County from 1992 until his election to Congress. On March 1, 2014, Childers announced that he was running for the United States Senate. He won his party's nomination for the Senate seat in the Democratic primary on June 3. He lost the general election to Republican incumbent Thad Cochran.

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Campaign Funding

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$904,515
Total Raised
$904,514
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Cash on Hand
Financial Data Source: Center for Responsive Politics
Education5 - 5 of 3
University of Mississippi
Bachelor of Arts
1980
Booneville High School
1976
Northeast Mississippi Community College
associate degree
1978
Past Positions1 - 5 of 5
Representative
United States House of Representatives
2008 - 2011
Owner
Travis Childers Realty and Associates
Owner
Landmark Community
Owner
Landmark Nursing Center
Realtor
Real Estate Business of Robert Davis
Other Experience1 - 3 of 3
President
Mississippi Chancery Clerks Association
2001 - 2002
Member
Lions Club
Member
Community Development Foundation