Preparations are underway as Mississippi sets the stage to officially swear in the state’s 65th Governor. The swearing-in Inauguration Ceremony for Governor-elect, Republican Tate Reeves is set to take place in Jackson Tuesday, January 14th at 10:30 a.m.
The ceremony is scheduled to take place on the south lawn of the state capitol, but will be moved inside the capitol if the weather is bad. The Inauguration is open to the public and will be followed later that day a 2 p.m. with an Inaugural Parade in downtown Jackson. The festivities will run Tuesday through Thursday, and also include an Inaugural Ball.
Republican Tate Reeves edged out Democrat Jim Hood in the state’s November 5th election last year to be our state’s 65th Governor.