C. Scott Bounds
|Member of the MississippiHouseofRepresentatives
from the 44th district
January 6, 2004
Craig Scott Bounds
| Republican (2010–present)
Democratic (until 2010)
|Mississippi State University
Craig Scott Bounds (born February 12,1962) is a Republican member of the Mississippi House of Representatives from the 44th District. He was first elected in 2003 as a Democratbut subsequently switched to Republican affiliation.
He resides in his native Philadelphia in Neshoba County in east central Mississippi.
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