Sara Deloach. Patricia Brooks. Judy Lewis.
Candidates who have run for office in Columbus and Lowndes County over the past 40-plus years likely know at least one, if not all, of these women and might have even used their services.
Mississippians won’t be able to initially register to vote online or vote early at courthouses after Senate committees killed bills that would have allowed those changes.
By the time the polls opened at 7 a.m. today at the First Assembly of God voting precinct in Columbus, J.D. Dillinger had been waiting in line for 45 minutes, the first of roughly 75 voters who were standing in line.
Absentee voting in Mississippi is disappointingly down from the last presidential election and turnout might be below 50 percent, Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann, said Tuesday.
Absentee voting is off to a fast start in Lowndes and Oktibbeha counties.
Imagine for a moment, if you were among a group of people participating in a peaceful march or protest and you were approached by a cop and told that you, alone, were not permitted to take part.
Although the 2016 election is 42 days away, some voters will begin casting their ballots today as absentee voters.
Saturday is the last chance for in-person absentee voting in Mississippi’s presidential primaries.
Mississippi voters could register online and vote in person ahead of elections under a bill moving forward in the Legislature.
The Lowndes County Board of Supervisors held their regular board meeting Friday. All five supervisors were present, but just three voted.