A rematch has formed in the race for Mississippi’s District 17 senate seat and barbs are already flying along the campaign trail.
Incumbent Republican Charles A. “Chuck” Younger will once again face Robert A. “Bobby” Patrick Jr., this time in a party primary.
Three weeks of campaigning will come down to Tuesday when voters decide who will serve the remaining year of the late Terry Brown’s state senate term.
The special election for the District 17 Mississippi Senate seat is headed to a Nov. 25 runoff.
Tuesday, voters will again go to the polls across the state to determine the Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate. Incumbent Thad Cochran faces tea party challenger Chris McDaniel in the Tuesday runoff with the winner facing former U.S. Representative Travis Childers in the November general election.
U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran is telling supporters he will continue to ensure Mississippi’s voice is heard in Washington if he’s elected to a seventh term, while his Republican primary challenger, state Sen. Chris McDaniel, says Cochran has been in office too long and it’s time for a more conservative advocate on Capitol Hill.
Five-term Ward 4 councilman Fred Stewart was unseated by challenger Marty Turner 433-409 in the run-off election Tuesday.
Finality on who will lead Ward 4 for the next four years should come this evening after voters choose between incumbent Fred Stewart and challenger Marty Turner in today’s run-off election.
WEST POINT — A federal judge has denied a request to block today’s runoff elections in West Point. Alderman Jasper Pittman and four other residents
It will be two more weeks before residents in Ward 4 will know who will represent them on the Columbus City Council for the next four years. There will be no change in leadership in Wards 5 and 6, as incumbents Kabir Karriem and Bill Gavin handily defeated their opponents.
Longstreet edges out Johnson-Staten, heads to Miss. House runoff election against Gibbs