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|64th Governor of Mississippi|
January 10, 2012
|Preceded by||Haley Barbour|
|31st Lieutenant Governor of Mississippi|
January 10, 2008 – January 10, 2012
|Preceded by||Amy Tuck|
|Succeeded by||Tate Reeves|
|40th Auditor of Mississippi|
November 1996 – January 10, 2008
|Preceded by||Steven A. Patterson|
|Succeeded by||Stacey Pickering|
Dewey Phillip Bryant
December 9, 1954
Moorhead, Mississippi, U.S.
|Education||Hinds Community College
University of Southern Mississippi (BA)
Mississippi College (MA)
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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