U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith Plans to Officially File to Run in Mississippi’s November 20th U.S. Senate Race

United States Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith plans to seek a full six-year term as one of Mississippi’s two United States senators. Today at noon, Senator Hyde-Smith plans to officially file for re-election at the Mississippi Republican Party Headquarters in Jackson. She will be joined by fellow U.S. Senator Roger Wicker and other supporters.

Senator Hyde-Smith was appointed in april of 2018 to fill the vacancy created when long-time U.S. Senator Thad Cochran resigned. She won the special election and run-off election in November of 2018 to fill the remaining months of Senator Cochran’s six-year term. She is now seeking election to a full six-year term in the United States Senate and will appear on the ballot in the march 2020 Republican primary. If she wins the party nomination, she will be on the November 3rd, 2020 general election ballot.

Back in November Democrat, and former U.S. House member and U.S. Agriculture Secretary, Mike Espy announced he will be running again for the U.S. Senate seat. Espy lost the November 2018 special election against Cindy Hyde-Smith to fill the last two years of retired republican Senator Thad Cochran’s six year term.

We’ll keep you posted.

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