Delbert Hosemann

Promote the Vote program

Mississippi Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann showed up to Trent Lott Academy in Pascagoula to inspire the youth to Promote the Vote. Over 200 schools are participating in the Promote the Vote program. Mississippi Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann wows…

Hosemann will not run for Secretary of State Office again

Today, Mississippi Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann said he is not running for his current office again. Hosemann, speaking to the Capitol Press Corp and Mississippi State University’s Stennis Institute of Government, said that after three terms in office he…

Tax-forfeited property sales

Tax-forfeited properties in Hancock County raised more than $192,000 over the past seven months. Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann says the money will be distributed in eight different ways. The Publics Land Division held an online property auction from April…

Renourishing Cat Island

Mississippi Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann was on the Coast today checking out the progress of the ongoing renourishment project on Cat Island’s East Beach. Hosemann received the deed for this portion of the island, a 492 acre area, from…

Hosemann releases Blue Book, talks voting

Today Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann stopped by WXXV for the launch of the Bicentennial Blue Book, the state’s official and statistical register. The first 59 pages of the 812 page book include Mississippi’s history from beginning to now. Twenty…

Hosemann urges importance of voting

The deadline for people to register to vote is April 1st and elections begin in May. Municipal clerk offices will be open from 8 a.m. to noon for voter registration for the municipal primary run-off elections. This afternoon in Biloxi,…

Hosemann talks coastal preservation

This afternoon, Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann talked about the importance of coastal preservation during a Gulfport Rotary Club meeting at the Great Southern Club. News 25’s Kendra Turley brings us the latest on the state’s plans for Cat and…

Rezoning Negotiations Continue for Margaritaville Resort

Negotiations between the state and the City of Biloxi continue over the waterfront property surrounding Margaritaville Resort. Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann tells News 25 he has two main goals while negotiating. The first is to build a public attraction…

Point Cadet Rezoning Proposals on Hold

After months of back and forth, the City of Biloxi and the Secretary of State’s Office agreed to put a hold on plans for the property surrounding Margaritaville. The agreement came just minutes before both sides were set to present…

Secretary of State Speaks on Point Cadet Rezoning

The City of Biloxi moves forward with its plan to rezone more than 20 acres of land on Point Cadet in order to expand Margaritaville. News 25’s Kendra Turley caught up with Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann, who is against…

Campaign Finance Reports

Mississippi is the last state to allow electronic filing of campaign finance reports. These reports allow transparency for the public in order to see where influential spending is occurring during election season. The National Institute on Money in State Politics…

Rent Money Lawsuit Settlement Discussion

The City of Biloxi is in discussions with the secretary of state’s office to settle the lawsuit concerning rent money from the Golden Nugget. About a month ago, Biloxi attorneys were in court trying to recover about $1.2 million owed…

Trump Not On Voting Ballot

Donald Trump's presidential campaign has not yet turned in paperwork for the republican nominee to be listed on the Mississippi ballot this November. The secretary of state's office state there's a Sept. 9 deadline to submit forms. Paperwork must be…

Biloxi Takes Secretary of State to Court

Biloxi attorneys were in court today trying to recover about $1.2 million owed after the city’s share of rent from the Golden Nugget Casino was inadvertently swept into the state’s general fund. Attorneys representing Biloxi, Gerald Blessey and Michael Whitehead,…

Planned Challenge on Ballot Change Order

Mississippi’s top elections official Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann says he will ask the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a state court order telling him to add another candidate to the March 8th Democratic presidential primary ballot. On Thursday, the…