July 6, 2020

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Latest poll shows tight race in Mississippi governor’s race; Trump a factor

The latest Mason-Dixon poll released today shows that Mississippi gubernatorial candidate Republican Tate Reeves has a slight lead over Democratic candidate Jim Hood. Read more

9 months ago by Magnolia State Live.

Taggert says son’s addiction, suicide sparked desire to become Mississippi AG

Seven years ago, Andy Taggert and his family suffered a terrible loss when Taggert’s youngest son lost his battle with drug addiction and committed suicide. ... Read more

1 year ago by .

Pair of GOP governor hopefuls debate, agree on teacher pay, health access

Two of the three Republican candidates for Mississippi governor agreed on many points during the first debate of the 2019 campaign season, each saying he ... Read more

1 year ago by The Associated Press.

Tate Reeves

2 of 3 GOP governor hopefuls to debate; why won’t Tate Reeves join them?

Two of the three Republican candidates for Mississippi governor are set to take part in the first debate of the campaign season. State Rep. Robert ... Read more

1 year ago by The Associated Press.

Democratic presidential candidate to host forum in Mississippi

A Democratic presidential hopeful is planning a televised forum from Mississippi this month. Jackson State University says U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts will participate ... Read more

1 year ago by The Associated Press.

Will Waller’s background appeal to Democrats and Republicans? He thinks so

A retired chief justice of the Mississippi Supreme Court says he has the best chance to win the governor’s race because he believes he will ... Read more

1 year ago by The Associated Press.

McDaniel plans to run for reelection, work to restore conscience to GOP

A Republican state senator who has twice run for higher office says he won’t seek a statewide position in Mississippi’s 2019 elections. Chris McDaniel of ... Read more

1 year ago by The Associated Press.

Hinds County DA thrown hat in Democratic ring for governor

The third-term district attorney for Mississippi’s largest county has filed to run for governor. Robert Shuler Smith tells news outlets he filed with the state ... Read more

1 year ago by The Associated Press.

Former Hattiesburg mayor DuPree runs for secretary of state

A former mayor who was the Democratic nominee for Mississippi governor in 2011 is now running for secretary of state. Johnny DuPree told the Clarion ... Read more

1 year ago by The Associated Press.

Former chief justice, son of late governor to run for Mississippi governor

Retired state Supreme Court Justice Bill Waller Jr. confirmed Wednesday that he plans to run for Mississippi governor as a Republican, telling WJTV-TV that he ... Read more

1 year ago by The Associated Press.

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