One student asks Bartee what he plans to do to help fix #mississippi roads, he says on the federal level in regards to #infrastructure they just “have got to get a deal done.” @tobeybbartee @millsapscollege— Yall Politics (@MSyallpolitics) October 30, 2018
Another asks Bartee’s stance on school security, without punishing “law abiding gun owning citizens” @tobeybbartee says in terms of school security he is not a fan of arming school employees. He says more social workers and guidance counselors will move in the right direction.— Yall Politics (@MSyallpolitics) October 30, 2018
Bartee is the least well known of the four candidates in the special Senate election. He is up against current seat holder Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, former Congressman Mike Espy and State Senator Chris McDaniel. Bartee was born in Gautier, Mississippi. He graduated from Pascagoula High School before attending the United States Naval Academy. He served as an intelligence officer for the U.S. Navy with the Department of Defense before working for the Department of State as a Management Consultant in the Bureau for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs. He later went to work for Homeland Security before returning to school for a Masters of Public Policy and Education Policy.
One student asks “How do you feel about the President using Twitter?” Bartee says these aren’t bad tools, but as a President or official it is their job to use those tools to unite and not divide. #mssen— Yall Politics (@MSyallpolitics) October 30, 2018