Meet Mike

Mike Thompson represents California's 5th Congressional District. The district includes all of Napa and parts of Contra Costa, Lake, Solano and Sonoma Counties. He was first elected in 1998. Prior to serving in Congress, Rep. Thompson represented California's 2nd District in the California State Senate where he chaired the powerful Budget Committee.

He is a member of the powerful House Committee on Ways and Means.

Latest News

Dec 2, 2021 Press Release

Washington – Today Gun Violence Prevention Task Force Chairman Mike Thompson (CA-05) released the following statement after Senate Republicans blocked a unanimous consent request by Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT) to pass H.R. 8, the Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2021.

Nov 29, 2021 Press Release

Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) announced that he is now taking applications for interns in his Washington, D.C. office for the Spring 2022 semester. Potential interns from California’s Fifth Congressional District are strongly encouraged to apply.