Cindy Hyde-Smith

"I believe all children, including the unborn, are guaranteed the right to life by our Creator. I respect the sanctity of life and oppose taxpayer funding of abortions."


Cindy Hyde-Smith was appointed to the U.S. Senate by Gov. Phil Bryant in March of 2018 to fill the seat vacated by Sen. Thad Cochran. Previously she served in the state senate for 12 years and then became commissioner of agriculture and commerce, making her the first woman elected to statewide office in Mississippi. She is a co-sponsor of the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act, the Child Interstate Abortion Notification Act, the Conscience Protection Act, and the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act of 2017.

Hyde-Smith and her husband Mike are cattle farmers. They have a daughter and reside in Brookhaven.

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