Gregg Harper

Gregg Harper REPRepublican

American politician

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Gregg HarperREPRepublican American politician
66
Years of Age
11
Years of Experience
MSResidence (state)

Gregory Livingston Harper (born June 1, 1956) is a former American politician who served as the U.S. representative for Mississippi's 3rd congressional district from 2009 to 2019. He is a member of the Republican Party. The district includes the wealthier portions of the state capital, Jackson, along with most of that city's suburbs. Other cities in the district include Meridian, Natchez, Starkville, and Brookhaven. In January 2018, Harper announced he would retire from Congress and not run for re-election.

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Campaign Funding

20
18
$297,220
Total Raised
$908,880
Total Spent
$57,459
Cash on Hand
Top Industries  (1 - 4 of 13) View All Industries
99%
Health Professionals$37,500
58%
Electric Utilities$22,000
47%
Oil & Gas$17,660
40%
Telecom Services$15,000
36%
Hospitals/Nursing Homes$13,500
33%
Defense Aerospace$12,500
28%
Automotive$10,500
26%
Insurance$10,000
23%
Real Estate$8,900
22%
Leadership PACs$8,500
22%
Forestry & Forest Products$8,500
22%
Pharmaceuticals/Health Products$8,500
22%
Lobbyists$8,500
Direct campaign contributions grouped by the industry industry of each donor/PAC.

Largest Contributors

Funding generally from an organization's PAC or its members/employees. Organizations did not donate directly.
Financial Data Source: Center for Responsive Politics
Education6 - 6 of 4
University of Mississippi
Juris Doctor
1981
University of Mississippi School of Law
Pearl High School
1974
Mississippi College
Bachelor of Science
1978
Past Positions1 - 4 of 4
Representative
United States House of Representatives
2008 - 2019
Former Attorney
Sanford and Harper
Former Prosecutor
City of Richland, Mississippi
Former Prosecutor
City of Brandon, Mississippi
Other Experience1 - 59 of 59
Member
Crossgates Baptist Church
Current
Member
Pearl County Chamber of Commerce
Current
Member
Rankin County Chamber of Commerce
Current
Member
National Rifle Association (NRA)
Current
Chair
Republican Executive Committee, Rankin County
2000 - 2008
Delegate
Republican National Convention
2000
Delegate
Republican National Convention
2004
Delegate
Republican National Convention
2008
Chair
Get Out The Vote, Rankin County, Mississippi
2007
Member, Campaign Steering Committee
Lieutenant Governor Phil Bryant, Rankin County
2007
Legal Volunteer
Senator Jim Talent
2006
Legal Volunteer
Presidential Recount, Ohio
2004
Member, Campaign Steering Committee
Lieutenant Governor Amy Tuck, Rankin County
2003
Chair
Chief Justice Jim Smith’s Re-election to the Mississippi Supreme Court, Rankin County
2000
Legal Volunteer
Presidential Recount, Florida
2000
Former Board Attorney
Mississippi Baptist Children's Village
Former Deacon
Crossgates Baptist Church
Former Member
Mississippi Oil and Gas Board
Former Member
Mississippi Oil and Gas Board
Former Sunday School Teacher
Crossgates Baptist Church
Member
Rankin County Chamber of Commerce
Co-Chair
Fragile-X Caucus
Current
Member
Air Force Caucus
Current
Member
Wounded to Work Caucus
Current
Member
Balanced Budget Amendment Caucus
Current
Member
Natural Gas Caucus
Current
Member
Steel Caucus
Current
Member
Community College Caucus
Current
Member
Army Aviation Caucus
Current
Member
Diabetes Caucus
Current
Member
Taiwan Caucus
Current
Member
Shipbuilding Caucus
Current
Member
Veterans Caucus
Current
Member
Travel and Tourism Caucus
Current
Member
Biomass Caucus
Current
Member
Library of Congress Caucus
Current
Member
Prayer Caucus
Current
Member
National Guard and Reserve Components Caucus
Current
Member
Missile Defense Caucus
Current
Member
Fire Caucus
Current
Member
Tennessee Valley Authority Congressional Caucus
Current
Member
Spina Bifida Caucus
Current
Member
Coal Caucus
Current
Republican Representative
Mississippi Secretary of State’s Election Task Force
2001
Former Chair
Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations (Energy and Commerce), United States House of Representatives
Former Chair
House Administration Committee, United States House of Representatives
Former Chair
Joint Committee on Printing, United States Congress
Former Chair
Joint Committee on the Library, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Subcommittee on Environment, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Subcommittee on Energy, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Subcommittee on Energy (Energy and Commerce), United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus
Former Member
Joint Committee on Printing, United States House of Representative
Former Member
Energy and Commerce Committee, United States House of Representatives
Former Vice Chair
Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives
Former Vice Chair
Joint Committee on the Library, United States Congress
Former Vice Chair
Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy, United States House of Representatives
Member
Tea Party Caucus