elections

2 Mississippi congressmen heading to GOP primary runoffs

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Two incumbent congressmen in Mississippi won party primaries Tuesday, and two are headed to June 28 runoffs. 1ST DISTRICT Republican Rep. Trent Kelly will face Democrat Dianne Black in the Nov. 8 general election in north Mississippi’s 1st…

Results for local county elections

Polls were opened in Hancock and Jackson County today as voters decided a handful of county offices up for grabs. For Jackson County Board of Supervisors District 2: Sherwood Bradford Sr: 22.14% Mitch Ellerby: 24.36% Richard McBride: 1.28% Ennit Morris:…

Jim Rafferty wins Pass Christian mayoral race

Tuesday polls opened across the Coast for municipal general elections and multiple cities elected new leaders. Rafferty says he has spent his entire career in the human resources field…

Coast runoff election results

Around the Coast, residents cast their votes in runoff elections. Here are the results: Billy Knight has won the mayoral runoff in the City of Moss with 58% of the votes. He faces Independent Howard Bailey and Republican Richard McBride…

Local primaries coming up April 6th

South Mississippians, it’s almost time once more to grab your voter ID or other form of acceptable identification and make your way to the polls. Nearly five months after a huge push to get voters out to the polls for…

Advocates: Put early voting proposal on Mississippi ballo

By LEAH WILLINGHAM Associated Press/Report for America JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - A Democratic state lawmaker is leading a group of activists who want to amend the Mississippi Constitution to create a broad system of early, in-person voting. Rep. Hester Jackson…

Gulfport Municipal Town Hall: Meet the Candidates

Tomorrow the citizens in Gulfport and the candidates running for office will host a town hall meeting to discuss primary elections at the Isaiah Fredrick Community Center. The town hall will help citizens get well acquainted with…

Bill says Mississippi could check for voters' U.S. citizenship

By Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi's top elections official says he wants the power to check whether registered voters in the state are also U.S. citizens. Republican Secretary of State Michael Watson took office in January. He is…

Gearing up for Election Day

More than 24,000 absentee ballots have been received by circuit clerk’s offices across the state ahead of the runoff election. That’s about 20,000 less than the primary election where almost 43,000 ballots were cast. More than 1.8 million Mississippians are…

Preparing for the runoff election

It’s the final countdown with the runoff election just days away. Voters throughout the state will be heading to the polls Tuesday to cast their ballots in the runoff. Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. You will…