The June 26 runoff for two Mississippi elections is just around the corner. For the Third District Congressional race there are two Republican candidates that will face off, and two Democratic candidates running in the U.S. Senate race.

Whit Hughes is one of the final Republican candidates in the Third District Congressional Race runoff. Hughes is a Madison resident and Mississippi State University graduate. He has served as the Deputy Director at the Mississippi Development Authority and has owned and operated his own consulting firm.