Phil Bryant

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Phil Bryant
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63rd Governor of Mississippi
Assumed office
January 10, 2012
LieutenantTate Reeves
Preceded byHaley Barbour
31st Lieutenant Governor of Mississippi
In office
January 10, 2008 – January 5, 2012
GovernorHaley Barbour
Preceded byAmy Tuck
Succeeded byTate Reeves
40th Auditor of Mississippi
In office
November 1996 – January 10, 2008
GovernorKirk Fordice
Ronnie Musgrove
Haley Barbour
Preceded bySteven Patterson
Succeeded byStacey Pickering
Personal details
Born (1954-12-09) December 9, 1954 (age 64)
Moorhead, Mississippi, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Deborah Hays
ResidenceGovernor's Mansion (while in office)
Brandon, Mississippi (personal)
Alma materHinds Community College
University of Southern Mississippi
Mississippi College

Dewey Phillip "Phil" Bryant (born December 9, 1954) is an American politician from Mississippi. Bryant is the 63rd and current Governor of Mississippi, going against the Democratic Party candidate, Johnny DuPree in the 2011 general election. He used to serve as the 31st Lieutenant Governor of Mississippi, going against the Democratic Party candidate, Jamie Franks, in the 2007 general election. On November 8, 2011, he was elected Governor of Mississippi and took office on January 10, 2012.