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Judge to hear case about Mississippi election process

Less than a month before we elect a new Governor of Mississippi, a federal judge will hear arguments Friday in a lawsuit challenging our state's process of electing leaders, something critics say is designed to thwart black political power. While…

Coast Young Professional hosts ‘Political Buzz’

Are you interested in learning more about our upcoming election and how you can get involved? Well, the Coast Young Professionals is holding their ‘Political Buzz’ next week. The CYP Political Buzz event sponsored by Hancock Whitney Bank will take…

Deadline to register to vote approaches

The election cycle continues. Up next is the General Election on Tuesday, November 5th, 2019. This election includes the regular gubernatorial elections in Kentucky, Louisiana, and Mississippi. State legislative elections will also be held in Louisiana, Mississippi, and Virginia. The…

Lt. Governor candidates face off in televised debate

After serving two terms as lieutenant governor, Tate Reeves will make his run for governor on Election Day this November. Democratic State Representative Jay Hughes and Republican Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann will run against each other for Reeves’ position.…

Senate District 50 race update

There are new developments in the Senate District 50 race between Scott Delano and Dixie Newman. Newman was certified as the winner of the race on August 14th by a margin of one vote over Delano. Now, Delano’s campaign tells…

Runoff Election Results

Tate Reeves has won the Republican nomination for Governor. Reeves won with 55.88 percent of the vote. He will face Democrat Jim Hood in the general election on November 5th. Lynn Fitch has won the Republican nomination for Attorney General.…

Tate Reeves is on the Coast

The runoff election is tomorrow, but that’s not slowing down Republican candidates vying for the governor’s seat in Mississippi. Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves is on the Coast today talking to voters before they head to the polls tomorrow. News 25’s…

Waller talks infrastructure on the Coast

Bill Waller Jr. made his way to the Coast one last time before Tuesday’s runoff election. Waller spoke to employees of Warren Paving in Gulfport about the importance of the role they play in the overall health of the state’s…

Reaction to Republican Runoff Debate

It’s a tight race when it comes to the Republican Gubernatorial Runoff between Bill Waller Jr. and Tate Reeves and last night they got the chance to sway voters their way during a televised debate. News 25 spoke with local…

Robert Foster Endorses Bill Waller for Governor

Today, Republican candidate for Governor, Bill Waller Jr. was endorsed by former Republican gubernatorial candidate, State Representative Robert Foster. Foster ran in the August 6 Republican primary, and the race is now in a runoff election set for August 27.…

Delano/Newman race still left to be decided

We have an update on the tight race between Dixie Newman and Scott Delano for the District 50 State Senate Seat. Let’s take a look at the numbers: as of today, Newman has 3,184 votes and Delano has 3,183 votes.…

A tight race for State Senate District 50

Every vote counts. In this case, that saying is especially true. The race for the State Senate Seat of District 50 is truly neck and neck. “This is the epitome of every vote counts.” In perhaps the closest race in…

Governor election recap

Fourth-term Attorney General Jim Hood has defeated seven rivals to become the Democratic nominee for Mississippi governor. On the Republican side, second term Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves faces a runoff in three weeks against former State Supreme Court Chief Justice…

2019 Primary Mississippi Election Results

Here’s a list of winners based on unofficial results from Tuesday night’s primaries. Governor Republican: Runoff between Tate Reeves, Bill Waller Democrat: Jim Hood Lieutenant Governor Republican: Delbert Hosemann Democrat: Jay Hughes (unopposed) Secretary of State Republican: Michael Watson Democrat:…

Fitch heads to GOP runoff for attorney general

Mississippi's current state treasurer will go to a runoff for the Republican nomination for attorney general. Lynn Fitch, after two terms as treasurer, won the largest number of votes Tuesday, leading state Rep. Mark Baker and prominent Republican Andy Taggart.…