C. Scott Bounds
|Member of the MississippiHouseofRepresentatives |
from the 44th district
January 6, 2004
|Preceded by||Mike Eakes|
Craig Scott Bounds
February 12, 1962
Philadelphia, Mississippi, U.S.
|Political party|| Republican (2010–present)|
Democratic (before 2010)
|Alma mater||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 Nesohba County in east central Mississippi.
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