Jay Hughes

Lt. Gov. Candidate Jay Hughes visits WXXV

News 25 had a special guest stop by WXXV today: candidate for Lt. Gov. Jay Hughes. Hughes says that if elected he would like to bring transparency and common sense back to the capital. He also says if elected he…

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.…

Debate between Lt. Gov. candidates televised on WXXV NBC

The two candidates for Mississippi lieutenant governor are taking part in a televised debate tonight. Democrat Jay Hughes of Oxford and Republican Delbert Hosemann of Jackson are competing in the November 5th General Election. Be sure to tune into WXXV…

Lt. Governor Debate televised on WXXV NBC

Second-term Mississippi Lt. Governor Tate Reeves is predicting Republicans will win all eight statewide offices in November. Reeves is the party’s nominee for governor. He faces fourth-term Democratic Attorney General Jim Hood and two other candidates. Be sure to tune…

Representative Jay Hughes announces run for Lt. Governor

A first-term Democrat in the Mississippi House says he is running for lieutenant governor in 2019. Rep. Jay Hughes of Oxford said Thursday that the state needs to improve public education, highways, and mental health services. The 54-year-old attorney and…

"Demon Chipmunk" Ruling.

The Mississippi Supreme Court says it has no power to settle a dispute over how the legislature operates. By ruling this way, a majority of justices handed a victory to Republican House Speaker Philip Gunn of Clinton. Democratic rep. Jay…