Trump: Thank you, Mississippi

YP – Black, older Democrats buoy Biden to lopsided Mississippi primary win

WJTV – Espy wins Mississippi US Senate race; will face Hyde-Smith


YP – Hyde-Smith focused on General Election

WLOX – Palazzo re-elected for 6th term, Espy to face Hyde-Smith once again for U.S. Senate

Palazzo re-elected for 6th term, Espy to face Hyde-Smith once again for U.S. Senate

Mike Espy won the Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate, defeating Tobey Bartee and Jensen Bohren. Esby will now face off against Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith for the seat, a repeat of the 2018 special election that Hyde-Smith won. Jimmy Edwards has also qualified to run in this election as a Libertarian candidate.

“Thank you, Mississippi Democrats, for trusting me to represent you in the U.S. Senate and trusting me to take on and defeat Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith in November. I am humbled by your support and look forward to being your next Senator from Mississippi,” Espy said in a statement Tuesday night. “I want to thank Tobey Bartee and Jensen Bohren for stepping forward and running. Running for public office is no easy task and I thank them for putting themselves forward.”

Steven Palazzo will serve a sixth term as representative for Mississippi’s 4th Congressional District, having defeated Carl Boyanton, Samuel Hickman and Robert Deming III.

WDAM – Guest, Benford to face off in Mississippi’s 3rd Congressional District

Guest, Benford to face off in Mississippi’s 3rd Congressional District

Incumbent Republican Rep. Michael Guest will face Democrat Dorothy Benford in the general election on Nov. 3.

Benford won the Democratic nomination Tuesday night, defeating Katelyn Lee. With 97% of precincts reporting, Benford leads with 64% of the vote.

Guest secured the Republican nomination for House District 3 Tuesday with a decisive win over James Tulp.

With 97% of precincts reporting, Guest leads with 90% of the vote.

MS House Dems: HCR 39 passes to kill Medical Marijuana

YP – MS House passes Medical Marijuana initiative alternate language measure