State Election Roundup

Governor Phil Bryant prepares for a second term after winning the 2015 race for governor with 67 percent. Bryant successfully defeated Democrat Robert Gray and the Reform Party’s Shawn O’Hara.
Lieutenant Governor Tate Reeves will serve another term alongside Governor Bryant after winning 61 percent of the vote.
Many other members of the Republican party were re-elected as well, including Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann and State Auditor Stacey Pickering.
Supporters, family and friends of the party gathered at the Marriott Hotel in Jackson to celebrate what Chairman of the Republican Party Joe Nosef called a “very successful night.”
Governor Bryant said, “My goal, my everlasting desire, is to make you proud of us, not us, not all of us, we hope you will be, but proud of Mississippi.”
Democrat Jim Hood defeated Republican Mike Hurst in the race for attorney general, capturing 55 percent of the vote.

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