Today, Republican Whit Hughes, a Congressional candidate for Mississippi’s Third Congressional District, released “Whit’s Game Plan.” Hughes’ plan outlines his policy priorities and discusses how he will fight for Mississippians when elected to Congress.

The plan discusses Hughes’ positions on a wide array of issues such as job creation, immigration and securing the border, infrastructure, agriculture and individual liberty and freedom.

To access the plan please click the link below:

Hughes is viewed by many as one of the top business leaders, economic developers and advocates for the state of Mississippi.

Since 2013, Whit served as Foundation President and Chief Development Officer for Baptist Health Systems. Hughes worked alongside Gov. Haley Barbour as the Deputy Director of Mississippi Development Authority during the Barbour administration. Whit began his professional career serving as Deputy Director of the Republican National Committee’s Eagles Program and Finance Director for former U.S. Senator Elizabeth Dole’s initial Senate campaign.

Whit attended Mississippi State University as a two-sport student-athlete. While earning an undergraduate degree and graduate degree, he was recognized multiple times as a member of the Academic All-SEC team. Whit is well-known for being the “Sixth Man” on the celebrated 1996 Final Four team.

Whit and Shelley, his wife of twenty years, reside in Madison with their three children (Phillip, Pax and Presley).

Statement from Whit Hughes:

“I ’ve never run for political office before, but one thing I know from my career is that you have to be prepared and have a game plan to be successful. Today, I’m releasing Whit’s Game Plan, which outlines my policy priorities and highlights how I will fight for Mississippians when elected to Congress.”

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Whit Hughes Press Release