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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 ...


 

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