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Elva Kaye Lance, Mississippi State's nationally recognized director of bands, is receiving another major professional accolade. ... Ray Cramer, retired director of bands at Indiana University's prestigious Jacobs School of Music, was among those sending congratulations after learning of Lance's election.
The poll of 603 likely general election voters shows Espy leading with 34 percent, Hyde-Smith with 27 percent and McDaniel at 21 percent. ... served in the U.S. House representing the 2nd District from 1987-1993, the first African American to hold a Mississippi congressional seat since Reconstruction.

6 special election for the U.S. Senate vacated by Thad Cochran. Shelton made the announcement in a news release Tuesday morning. He becomes the second Democrat to enter the race, alongside former U.S. Agriculture Secretary Mike Espy, who also represented the Delta in Congress. U.S. Sen.
Republicans are trying to maintain their slim Senate majority in this year's midterm election. Though Mississippi is a conservative state, Democratic leaders are pointing to their party's victory in a special U.S. Senate election in Alabama in December as proof that the party can compete in the solidly ...
JACKSON, Miss. — Gov. Phil Bryant has officially set the date for the special U.S. Senate election to replace Thad Cochran, and set the qualifying deadline for April 24. The Nov. 6 special election will not have party primaries. If no candidate receives more than 50 percent of the vote, a runoff between the ...
(AP) — Diversity of race and culture makes Mississippi strong, even though differences were a "problem" in the past, the new state agriculture commissioner said Monday at his ... She and others will run in a November special election to fill the rest of the six-year Senate term, which ends in January 2021.

WASHINGTON — Phil Bryant, the Republican governor of Mississippi, defied a last-minute appeal from the White House and announced Wednesday that ... an opening with a weak appointee and are uneasy about the possibility of a replay of last year's special Senate election in Alabama, when they were ...
State election officials have ramped up efforts to protect against cyber attacks, but said they could use help to step up those efforts and upgrade aging machines. Some said they're not waiting or relying on the federal government. “We look to our own selves for this part of it,'' said Mississippi Secretary of ...
Mississippi's new bill would be the strictest abortion law in the country, with exceptions only in the case of a mother's “medical emergency” or severe and ... and persuade Mississippi women to vote for them to protest the new bill's restrictions, they could have an advantage in the November senate election.
Millsaps College political science professor Nathan Shrader also has said he believes an African-American candidate could win statewide in Mississippi, but it will require a candidate with mass appeal. Now, Espy has announced that he will be a candidate in the special election to replace retiring U.S. Sen.
With Doug Jones's Alabama victory over Roy Moore fresh in the minds of Democrats, the impending retirement of seven-term Republican Senator Thad Cochran thrust Mississippi into the national spotlight ahead of November's special election to replace the GOP stalwart. The special election means that ...
Since his election to the Mississippi state Senate in 2008, Chris McDaniel has proven himself as one of the nation's most valiant defenders of constitutional liberties and God-given freedoms at the state level. As recipient of the American Conservative Union's Award for Conservative Excellence in 2016 and ...
Phil Bryant has set a special election to fill a vacant seat in the Mississippi House of Representatives. March 7 ... The May 8 election is in District 30 in parts of Bolivar, Quitman, Sunflower and Tallahatchie counties. If a runoff is ... Candidates run without party labels in Mississippi special elections. Qualifying ...
Thad Cochran's upcoming retirement -- announced in early March -- sets up a special US Senate election in Mississippi, meaning both of the state's Senate seats .... The governor's race could affect down-ticket races, though the state as a whole has trended Democratic as well over the past few elections.
What's going on in Mississippi? GOP Sen. Thad Cochran, who has been in Congress since 1973, announced Monday he is resigning from office on April 1st due to poor health. That means that there will be one more U.S. Senate election this November -- and one more chance for Democrats to pick up a ...
Thad Cochran's retirement throws Mississippi midterm elections, politics into chaos ... Phil Bryant will call a special election for the remainder of Cochran's term, and the election will be held on Nov. 6, per state statute that requires it to be on the same date as the already scheduled general election. Past that ...
BRANDON, Miss. (WJTV) -- The election results are in and the race for the District 60 house seat will come down to two candidates. At the end of tonight's election, Fred Shanks was leading in votes with 834. Bob Morrow had 746 votes. The run-off election will be on March 13th. Morris Mock Jr came in third ...

On February 20, Kentucky and Mississippi will hold special elections for the state Houses of Representatives that will help shape how the citizens in those areas live. Jessica Post .... cast to win the office. If no one winner emerges, there will be a runoff election between the top two vote getters on March 13.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — At least six Republicans and two Democrats are running for an open U.S. House seat in Mississippi after the current congressman said a decade of service in Washington was enough for him. Republican U.S. Rep. Gregg Harper announced in January that he won't seek re-election ...
Candidates file for U.S. House, Senate, judicial posts in Mississippi. Qualifying has ended for the 2018 congressional elections in Mississippi as well as for judicial posts. Posted: Mar. 1, 2018 6:38 PM. Updated: Mar. ... Party primaries are June 5, and the general election is Nov. 6. Mississippi has not had a Democrat in the ...
A Hub City man who ran for a Mississippi State Representative seat could face up to five years behind bars after being indicted on two counts of voter fraud. ... “Mr. Ferraez looks forward to vigorously defending himself on this alleged charge, the State Board of Election Commission has already looked into ...
Arkansans have long said they thanked their Maker for Mississippi. Lately, they may be just as thankful ... Winning as a write-in candidate for a major state or national election is almost impossible, though it has been done. Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski ... Elections give voters that choice. Steve Brawner is an ...
The biggest political news right now seems to be a lot about what's right around the corner — from warnings about President Trump's decision about the Middle East to the effect of special elections and the serious new allegations against a California state Democratic lawmaker. A MOVE TO JERUSALEM?
Cayton said Trump could also highlight military spending and veterans' affairs with Navy-centric Pensacola serving as a backdrop. But almost everyone anticipates Trump will also bore in on the Alabama election. The president, on Monday, endorsed Moore in the Senate race and has wielded his Twitter ...
A candidate in a special runoff election for Southern District Justice Court judge in Mississippi is contesting his one-vote loss. Dec. 2, 2017, at 4:41 ... The Natchez Democrat reports Maher garnered 867 votes and Barber had 866, with one absentee ballot discounted due to an illegible vote in the election.
Mississippi has shown that it's ripe for the kind of warfare Bannon likes to wage. In 2014, McDaniel, a hero of the Tea Party movement, outran Cochran, the godfather of the state GOP, in a three-way primary before losing to him in a run-off election. The race grew so ugly — establishment Republicans ...
A local election official in Mississippi says taxpayer money is being wasted because of registered voters who don't bother to cast ballots. Nov. ... But, in the most recent special election, not even 25 percent of registered voters showed up, Hinds County elections commissioner Toni Johnson told WJTV .
Eileen Leahy, city Board of Supervisors of Elections chairwoman, said on Wednesday election officials hand-counted write-ins but a recount ...
School Board Member Wins Re-Election by 1-Vote Margin ... (AP) — A school board member in Mississippi retained his seat by a single vote.
7, 2017, upon learning he won a special election to replace former Rep. ... Although candidates in Mississippi special elections run without ...
elect Ralph Northam, right, celebrates his election victory with ... Democrats haven't won any special elections for Congress this year and the ...
Gerald Mumford was close behind with 45 percent, while Martin Perkins had 7 percent of the vote. In the House District 54 race, which covers ...
JACKSON, Mississippi (WJTV) – The following are the election results for Mississippi for voting that took pace on Tuesday, November 7, 2017.
Mississippi voters went to the polls Tuesday for special elections around ... in the Senate District 10 special election, the Daily Journal reported.
Three special elections for state legislative seats are on the ballot in Mississippi. Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday. Five candidates ...
(WTOK) - Voters in parts of Mississippi are deciding important special elections and ballot issues Tuesday. In Clarke County, voters will decide ...
This is, as all elections are, an important election.” Walker said if any voter had any questions to call the circuit clerk's office at 601-446-6326.
A Mississippi senator's frail appearance on Capitol Hill this week raises ... Phil Bryant would appoint a senator to serve until a special election.
... election for a Senate seat gives anti-establishment candidates like McDaniel hope in Mississippi. And it could give Mississippi Democrats ...
His election to the Senate in Mississippi in 1978 was a watershed moment for Republicans. Cochran was the first Republican to win a ...
It is official: a former state senator from South Mississippi is now serving as a judge with the Mississippi Court of Appeals. Sean Tindell was ...
On Tuesday, voters in a runoff election chose McGee to be their next ... business and an instructor at the University of Southern Mississippi.
... targeted Mississippi before and after the 2016 presidential election, ... domain, as are federal elections such as the presidential election.
Candidates in Mississippi special elections run without party labels, but 51-year-old McGee was supported by Republicans and 27-year-old ...
All the electoral action may be in Alabama during today's special election primary runoff for a U.S. Senate seat, but there is plenty to keep ...
NATCHEZ — With nine out of nine precincts reporting Eileen Maher has won 824 votes to Danny Barbers 813 votes. Maher took 50.34 percent of the votes cast Tuesday to Barber's 49.66 percent. With approximately 45 absentee ballots cast prior to the election, the results are too close to call. The absentee ...
After the three-way election earlier this month, Gerald Mumford and Malcolm Harrison face off today in the county attorney election. ... Harrison became a judge for the City of Byram in January 2017, but he said he "immediately resigned" his seat on the bench when the Mississippi Commission on Judicial ...
NATCHEZ — All nine candidates set for the Nov. 7 special election have agreed to a forum Wednesday evening at city council chambers.
A well-known Mississippi couple has decided to shuck their ... Diaz continued on the Supreme Court until he lost the seat in the 2008 election.
Another of the quilts was made in 2008 to celebrate Barack Obama's election as president. The quilt, by Geraldine Crystain Nash of Port Gibson ...


 

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