Senator (Class 1)
ends in 2019
Roger Frederick Wicker (born July 5, 1951) is the junior United States Senator from Mississippi and a member of the Republican Party. In December 2007 he was appointed by Governor Haley Barbour to fill the seat vacated by Trent Lott. He subsequently won the 2008 special election for the remainder of the term and won re-election in 2012 to a second term. Wicker served in the U.S. House of Representatives, representing Mississippi’s 1st congressional district from 1995 to 2007. Before that, Wicker served in the Mississippi State Senate from 1987 to 1994.