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Phil Bryant
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64th Governor of Mississippi
Assumed office
January 10, 2012
Lieutenant Tate Reeves
Preceded by Haley Barbour
31st Lieutenant Governor of Mississippi
In office
January 10, 2008 – January 10, 2012
Governor Haley Barbour
Preceded by Amy Tuck
Succeeded by Tate Reeves
40th Auditor of Mississippi
In office
November 1996 – January 10, 2008
Governor Kirk Fordice
Ronnie Musgrove
Haley Barbour
Preceded by Steven A. Patterson
Succeeded by Stacey Pickering
Personal details
Born
Dewey Phillip Bryant

December 9, 1954 (1954-12-09) (age 64)
Moorhead, Mississippi, U.S.
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Deborah Hays
Children 2
Residence Governor's Mansion
Education Hinds Community College
University of Southern Mississippi (BA)
Mississippi College (MA)
Website Government website

Dewey Phillip Bryant (born December 9, 1954) is an American politician serving as the 64th Governor of Mississippi since 2012. He previously served as the 31st Lieutenant Governor of Mississippi from 2008 to 2012 and 40th State Auditor of Mississippi from 1996 to 2008.

A Republican, Bryant was elected governor in the 2011 gubernatorial election, having defeated the Democratic nominee, Mayor Johnny DuPree of Hattiesburg. He was reelected in the 2015 election, defeating truck driver Robert Gray.


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